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Suprised at how good the house and gardens were. I'm local but had never been, turns out that I've... read more

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Taraler
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Poole, United Kingdom
Always worth a visit

We usually take a few days in Dorset each year never failing to visit Kingston Lacy. Sometimes NT... read more

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Reviewed yesterday

Suprised at how good the house and gardens were. I'm local but had never been, turns out that I've been missing out. I will definitely be visiting more. Staff were very helpful and knolagable.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A lovely afternoon spent here. Was a bit disappointed with the staff though. After showing my National Trust card once I was asked again. I find that a bit insulting as I've been a life member since 16, now 53. The staff in the restaurant...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We usually take a few days in Dorset each year never failing to visit Kingston Lacy. Sometimes NT stewards can be rather distant - certainly not so on this visit. Get into conversation with those on duty, they are usually anxious to tell you about...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank John P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful house not too big but cosy. Of course it is very dark inside as there are many paintings and nice furniture to preserve. Although there is a guide in most rooms there are a lot of people wanting their attention and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Edna080
Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in here for around 1.5 hours but did wish that we had more time to spare. The formal gardens and sunken beds as well as those flower beds near to the kitchen garden were so full of colour ! I think we could have...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We live fairly close to Kingston Lacy so have been very regular visitors, average once a week, for about thirty years, so we know the place well. The grounds where we walk are still beautiful but are being spoilt, the woodland walk is now commercialised,...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this beautiful house and grounds for a quick visit and ended up spending 3 hours. It could have been significantly longer but we had a long journey home. The house is worth a visit although maybe not for young children. Our young adults loved...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had been to the gardens and grounds before, but not the house. The house needs to be booked in advance (free if a member). Well worth the effort. It is one of the most interesting houses I have visited. Loads of interesting artwork and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We parked near the entrance and quickly had our membership cards scanned before getting a pass for a timed visit to the house. The house is lovely. There are plenty of guides around to answer questions. The gardens are a delight. Don’t miss the kitchen...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Jeffroyals
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting house and grounds... but so much art on the walls. A Titian, 2 Tintorettos and 4 Bruegels on the same wall! Worth a visit...friendly room staff. Booked online as went during the summer.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Katiekarlben
February 22, 2019|
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Response from louisedR6463BN | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes there is a woodland playground and several events throughout the year for children.
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Response from MaccyDeb19 | Reviewed this property |
I paid £15 to visit garden and the house. You can literally stay for hours wandering around the house, gardens and woodland walk. We only managed the house and gardens. The garden walks are beautiful with all the flowers in... More
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Jane429
July 27, 2018|
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Response from HoneyWSussex | Reviewed this property |
If you are a member of the National trust you do not pay. You may need to book a time for the visit during the busy season. Check your national trust App.
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