Athelhampton House is situated approximately 5 miles north-east of Dorchester. It’s a superb example of 15th-century Tudor Manor House and is set within 160 acres of beautiful gardens and parkland. The house contains many finely furnished rooms and artwork. The walled garden includes the famous topiary pyramids and collections of tulips, roses, magnolias, clematis and lilies. There is also a 15th-century dovecot and a boardwalk along the banks of the River Piddle.
Address: Athelhampton, Dorchester, DT2 7LG (Google map)
Facilities include a restaurant and shop. Parking is free.
Athelhampton House and Gardens Tickets
|House & Gardens||Gardens only|
|Child (under 12)||Free||Free|
|Disabled||pay 2/3||pay 2/3|
|Historic House Members||Free||Free|
Related pages: Dorchester / Hardy’s Cottage / Mapperton House and Gardens / Weymouth / Ford Abbey Gardens / Cerne Abbas