Athelhampton House

Athelhampton House and Gardens

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)
Website: https://www.athelhampton.com

Facilities include a restaurant and shop. Parking is free.

Athelhampton House front view
Athelhampton House

Athelhampton House and Gardens Tickets

House & GardensGardens only
Adults£16£11
Senior£15£10
Student (12-17)£13£8
Child (under 12)FreeFree
Disabledpay 2/3pay 2/3
Historic House MembersFreeFree
Dogn/a£1
See website for up-to-date information and terms and conditions. Information last updated 30 May 2022
Map of the house and gardens
The walled Pyramid Garden includes the famous topiary pyramids
Pyramid Garden – The walled garden includes the famous topiary pyramids
Terraces adjacent to the Pyramid Garden
Terraces adjacent to the Pyramid Garden
Terraces adjacent to the Pyramid Garden
Walled Gardens
Walled Gardens
View of the front of the house
West wing of the house
Private kitchen patio
Entrance to the house
The Private Garden has ponds and fountains
The Private Garden
The Dovecote
The Dovecote
Rose
Rose Garden
A red rose from the garden
Rose Garden
Interior of Athelhampton House
Interior of the house
Bedroom
Bedroom
bathroom
Bathroom
Dining room
Dining Room

Related pages: Dorchester / Hardy’s Cottage / Mapperton House and Gardens / Weymouth / Ford Abbey Gardens / Cerne Abbas