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Kingston Lacy

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Address: Kingston Lacy House Wimborne Minster, Wimborne Minster BH21 4EA, England
Phone Number: 01202 883402
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We have been members of NT for some years and found this to be one of the best. The house is very interesting and the guides knowledgeable. The house is unique for many reasons... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom

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Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have been members of NT for some years and found this to be one of the best. The house is very interesting and the guides knowledgeable. The house is unique for many reasons and the grounds are glorious. We were there on a sunny summers day and the vast lawn and surroundings and the woodland walk were a delight.

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Weybridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely house and grounds , but poor signs for getting around , the front desk made us feel bad as our national trust cards wouldn't work and she made us feel like we were trying to cheat and weren't members , said dogs welcome but not in much and not able to view even from a distance . The staff... More 

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Sturminster Newton, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My family and I have been several times. The house is beautiful well kept and you can see most of it. Gardens fabulous to wander round. Food good in resteraunt.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

An amazing piece of British history and a fantastic garden to walk around too. If you like history like me you'll love Kingston Lacy. I enjoyed every single room the library I could spend all day in. The herb garden is also beautiful and seeing the pigs was a highlight too. There's something for everyone. Find out about the Bankes... More 

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Reston, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This National Trust property is a real gem. The admission price is steep for non-members, but was worth it. We had a nice walk around the very extensive gardens, ate a delicious meal at the cafe, explored the rooms jammed full of paintings and other interesting artifacts including pieces from ancient Egypt. The woodland walk lead to a very nice... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visit the grounds every time we visit local family. A walk round the gardens are lovely any time of the year and the house is interesting, the Egyptian exhibition is v interesting

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent a perfect afternoon exploring this treasure after enjoying lunch in the on site restaurant. So many treasures to see, extremely friendly and knowledgeable volunteers, such history, a huge art collection for a house this size, many personal artefacts and also historical humour, and the beautiful grounds surround the house - perfect.

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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We called in here on the way back from London. Easy to find with a nice big car park. The house itself is well worth a visit with a huge lawn area to sit on if the sun ever shines again. The usual NT cafe serving drinks and snacks.

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Kingston Lacy is amazing. So much to see, and the friendly volunteers have so much information regarding the history of the family and house. Gardens are well cared for and have lovely picnic areas. Also a good cafe with a varied selection of tasty food. So much to do and see you may need a second visit.

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Telford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited whilst on holiday in the New Forest. Travelled about an hour to get here. A really lovely place. Seemed to see a lot of the house although on some days only ground floor is open. We saw four floors. The gardens are gorgeous too, some being redone when we were there so will get better in the future. The... More 

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