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Kingston Lacy

Historic House

Discover a lifetime of family treasures at Kingston Lacy Kingston Lacy is a 17th century house that was the home of the Bankes family for over 300 years, and replaced the ruined family seat at Corfe Castle. The house contains an outstanding collection of paintings and other works of art including work by Titan, Sebastiano del Piombo and a Velçzquez. The dramatic Spanish Room has its walls hung in magnificent gilded leather. On display are furniture, books, Italian sculptures and bronzes, and a collection of Egyptian antiquities in the basement (yhe largest private collection of ancient Egyptian artefacts in the UK.) The garden, which includes an Egyptian obelisk, is set in a wooded park with attractive walks.

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Kingston Lacy

I love this place. So peaceful and beautiful. The huge old trees are wonderful,and every season has something special to enjoy. The house is wonderful to walk round and in the decent weather the kitchen garden has a lovely little tea hut for hot drinks and cakes. There is a bigger cafe as well. A...

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Disabled Access

Parking Available

Extra info

Open Times: House: 1 Mar to 2 Nov, Daily ex Mon & Tue 11:00-17:00. Open BH Mons. Please see NT website for Garden & Park opening times.

Price Details: NT Members Free. See NT website for admission prices.

Arrival information and directions

Address: Wimborne Minster, Dorset, Wimborne MinsterBH21 4EA, United Kingdom

On B3082 Blandford-Wimbourne road, one and a half miles west of Wimbourne.

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