Voted 'Nation's Finest Manor House' by Country Life and location of the 2015 film 'Far from the Madding Crowd'. Glorious Jacobean manor with Earl of Sandwich collection overlooking 15 acre garden with orangery, topiary and borders, descending to ponds and arboretum. Outstanding views of Dorset hills and woodlands.
28th March - Mapperton Easter Egg Trail -
Explore the hidden grottoes, winding paths and sunken gardens in your quest for clues, with a guaranteed prize for each child. 10th April - Spring Charity Plant Fair -
The 2016 charity is the Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance. Admission to the Charity Plant Fair is £3 for adults. Children under 16 are free.