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Address: Wimborne Minster, Wimborne Minster BH21 4EA, England
Phone Number: 01202 883402
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A lovely place to visit

We made our first visit today using our NT cards to gain free entry. It is a lovely property and I've only given it 4 not 5 as the house was tours only today which was impractical... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We made our first visit today using our NT cards to gain free entry. It is a lovely property and I've only given it 4 not 5 as the house was tours only today which was impractical for us with a one year old so we didn't go in. That said there was plenty to see, we took a nice... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We visited Kingston Lacy for a family day out. As we drove up the long driveway to the house our first impressions were"WOW". The house is surrounded by beautiful parkland with plenty of walks for any visitors with dogs. The more formal gardens are kept beautiful and great to relax in with a picnic. There is a cafe/restaurant set in... More 

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Beaminster
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

As National Trust members we got into Kingston Lacy for free, had we paid full price i may not have been so happy- it is a bit expensive. The grounds are beautiful, lots of wonderful places to walk and explore. Its a pity that the maps are badly printed as we missed out some of it due to not being... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Lots to see in this former Bankes home. The avenue of Beech trees nearby is also with driving along. Lots to see and lots to do in this lovely old house.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

We really liked the cafe, the gardens, the walks and the various areas. We especially liked the availability of games equipment and the great family spaces. Loved the deck chairs located around the property. Kitchen garden a novelty.

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Poole, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Kingston Lacy is one of the nicest National Trust properties. I loved walking around the gardens in the warm afternoon sun and stopping for a little glass of lemonade in the cafe. The house was interesting had some of the most beautiful pieces of furniture.

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Scarsdale, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Along with many other people, we arrived at Kingston Lacy at 1:15 (1315h) on Monday, July 20. It was a very rainy day, and our family -- on vacation, and thus carefully allocating our limited time in the UK -- had decided to drive 45 minutes to spend the afternoon at Kingston Lacy, because we knew there was a lot... More 

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Somerset UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

An eclectic mix of contents makes for an interesting visit. Excellent grounds and gardens. A perfect day out

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Alvechurch, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

We loved Kingston Lacy. The house is ornate, opulent, and interesting but it's the gardens that make this place special for me. The Japanese and kitchen gardens make the visit on their own.

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Russell, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I love grand old houses, especially the ones run by the National Trust as they sometimes have volunteers in almost every room to explain further about the use or contents and help with any questions. Kingston Lacy however is also one of those houses that warrants a second or third visit (as a tourist) due to its sheer size and... More 

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Address: Wimborne Minster, Wimborne Minster BH21 4EA, England
Phone Number: 01202 883402
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Wimborne Minster

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