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Kingston Lacy

Wimborne Minster, Wimborne Minster BH21 4EA, England
01202 883402
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colchester
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

set in beautiful grounds this is a must for us history lovers,everyroom you go in has an info card and if more info required each room has a member of staff who are very knowledgeable and will get an answer for your question,plenty of places to get food and drink then to visit gardens or sit down and have picnic,loads... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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115 reviews 115 reviews
68 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

NT property .,(we are members) . This time we brought two friends who have not been before, ourselves over 6 times or more at different times of the year, PS "Snoiw Drops" (White plants) early in the year when open are fantastic!!! Had a good walk around all the garden including kitchen garden much improved from last visit, fruit and... More

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Bournemouth
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

If you only ever visit one Stately home then you will not find anything better than Kingston Lacy. The wooded walks and gardens are vast and beautifully laid out with plenty of space to sit and picnic or indeed find solitude. But the jewel in the crown is the house itself. It remains as it was when passed to the... More

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Highcliffe, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

My parents go up and down the UK looking at National Trust houses and of all of them they say this is the best.

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devon uk
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143 reviews 143 reviews
30 attraction reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

This is a really lovely house. Spectacular gardens and without doubt the plants on sale are the best we have ever seen at a NT property. Very good selection and all in good condition. The house is beautifully presented and you get a real feel for the family who once lived here. There are very helpful information sheets and guides... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

If you enjoy visiting country houses, this is a must. It has a fascinating history, is full of great works of art, was home to an intriguing family and has extensive grounds to wander around. It is of course run to the very high standards of the National Trust.

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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We go to Kingston Lacy about once a week to watch the changing seasons and walk in the grounds only occasionally visiting the house when major changes have been made or we have friends who have not been before. It is one of the best houses in the south west and well worth a visit. The grounds are tranquil and... More

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Eton Wick, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

NT staff brilliant, house very busy but interesting, grounds delightful. Shame that our disabled friend could not get to the top floor as no hand rails, but a lovely stately home. Found the laundry fascinating as well.

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Ware
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98 reviews 98 reviews
32 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This house is just amazing. If you like paintings, it is a wow factor. The furniture was superb and the volunteers were very helpful. The restaurant was lovely so were the sandwiches. The gardens are lovely. We did not do them all as it was extremely hot. Worth a visit.

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Hayling Island
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73 reviews 73 reviews
20 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Seeing the house for a second time after some years, we are still impressed. It's so wonderful that all the contents are intact and original to the house. We love the room used by the last Bankes family owner as his "den", fossilised as it was when he passed away in 1981. The improvements to accessibility by the NT are... More

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