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Only a few rooms open

What a gorgeous looking building. The tours need to be prebooked but if there is space they will... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Heathfield, United Kingdom
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Loved Christmas at kl

Loved the house all done up with the beautiful trees and decorations and the illuminated walk was... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Wimborne, United Kingdom
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Kingston Lacy House Kingston Lacy House Wimborne Minster, Wimborne BH21 4EA, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a gorgeous looking building. The tours need to be prebooked but if there is space they will add you to a tour. It was really nice to have a guide who was full of information but after 70 mins it was a bit over...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Loved the house all done up with the beautiful trees and decorations and the illuminated walk was great. Father Christmas was fantastic.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My partner and I are National Trust members so we brought her elderly mother for a half day out as we live nearby. We didn't see the illuminated gardens which were a Christmas feature but the gardens and grounds were lovely anyway. The house is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank trevorstravels
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited in January and therefore some rooms were not open however the guided tour (c 75 minutes) more than made up for this. A great house with rooms to a variety of styles meaning each room offers something new. Art is exceptional with pieces...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LordGadget
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited before Christmas. It was alright, then this week I found that a Fox had been torn to pieces by hunters licensed by the National Trust. So, all you reviewers who found it enchanting, did you know that while you were singing “All things...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Billyrib
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a v disappointing visit. Must of the rooms were shut, due to refurbishment. This was not made clear when we paid for four adult tickets. The visit was pointless, as most of the house could not be seen. I would advise it’s best...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Butch Q
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to Kingston Lacy on the Friday before Christmas and it was surprisingly busy. We decided to do the Woodland walk and it was really good and easy as it was firm under foot. After this we visited the shop which had a few reduced...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank AngieP49
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We go to Kingston Lacy regularly as we find the grounds very peaceful and well laid out. We visited the Christmas Lights this year and really enjoyed the mixture of lighting and natural trees. Would recomend

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PeteHodd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just returned from a visit to Kingston Lacy to see the Christmas lights and decorations. Sadly, rather disappointing. Firstly, there were no wooden reindeers on the approach to the house, and secondly the house was closed as the fire alarm system was knocked...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank PhilnSheila
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Father Christmas as we do every year and as always, the experience was magical and traditionally inspiring. Father Christmas spent a long time talking with the children and the setting was lovely, the bean bags a great touch. The floristry displays were beautiful...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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August 9, 2018|
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Response from Deb M | 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
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.
April 23, 2018|
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Response from Outofthelaw | Reviewed this property |
Nothing to add to Alan F -he is right on the point.