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Kingston Lacy

Kingston Lacy House Kingston Lacy House Wimborne Minster, Wimborne BH21 4EA, England
+44 1202 883402
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Dennis

Great 'Christmas' evening. Illuminated gardens were great. Lots of family's with children really... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2016
Dennis R
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
via mobile
Visit for Christmas Lunch and to see decorated rooms with Christmas Trees.

The rooms with their Christmas trees looked really enchanting. There were so many lights on them... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2016
Paul H
,
Bournemouth
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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Kingston Lacy House Kingston Lacy House Wimborne Minster, Wimborne BH21 4EA, England
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Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Great 'Christmas' evening. Illuminated gardens were great. Lots of family's with children really enjoying themselves. House decorated well, felt a period atmosphere and helped by national trust staff that were really interested in the visitors. Free sherry, shortbread and ginger cake much appreciated. A 5/5...More

Thank Dennis R
Reviewed 9 December 2016

The rooms with their Christmas trees looked really enchanting. There were so many lights on them and must have taken a long time to decorate. One could just imagine what it was like in our ancestors days (above stairs!!). Our Christmas meal in the Stables...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 3 December 2016

The house is lovely but were only allowed to see about half of it.the cost of 13:50 for an adult is very expensive for a 1.5 hour experience. Have visited other similar places offering more things to see and do for that price. If cheaper...More

Thank PortsmouthJason45
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Several weeks ago we planned a visit to Kingston Lacy as really enjoyed the Christmas lights last year. We invited our small grandchildren and their mum and dad to meet us there. Having checked the opening times we decided on an exciting after tea treat...More

2  Thank Lou1002
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Impression as you drive up, supurb, beautiful house and gardens. Large car park. Very busy on a cold November day, and unfortunately, despite checking on the web whether the house was open before arrival, I was disappointed to find it closed for xmas decorating. Not...More

Thank carol g
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Although most of the house was closed for the winter when we visited, there was a conservation in action programme, which meant that you got to see how some of your NT subscription is spent on the never ending and painstaking renovation, cleaning and conservation...More

Thank HESLondon
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Great day out, weather was perfect and managed to catch the famous bluebell and crocus woodland carpet, what a stuning site, even though we have see this several times before. There is plenty to see from the beautiful architectural house to the well manicured gardens...More

Thank Ted H
Reviewed 23 November 2016

The house has an impressive interior, with the rooms oozing opulence and excess, many full of Italian paintings, murals, sculptures and furniture. The volunteers throughout the house were helpful and informative. Luckily the weather was good, enabling us to enjoy the superb gardens to their...More

Thank 446MikeE446
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Lovely house, very interesting interacting displays about how the house is cleaned before the winter, the books talk was interesting about how to take out a book from a book case. The gardens were lovely although the weather was not so great! The coffee shop...More

Thank nicolacowan87
Reviewed 20 November 2016

As National Trust members and living close by it is perfect for some culture and relaxation. Whilst looking round and enjoying the history, the staff (mainly volunteers) are more than happy to explain and show visitors any parts of the building and grounds in a...More

Thank B5557NYalant
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bkbeddis
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AuraUk
13 April 2017|
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Response from Bob D | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I am not aware of any public transport options. It is on the road from Wimborne to Blandford, so there could be a bus from Poole. Sorry I could not be any more helpful.
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