Kingston Maurward House

Kingston Maurward Animal Park and Gardens

Kingston Maurward House was built in 1590 and replaced an earlier Manor House built 200 years before. The large Grade I listed Georgian country house is now used by Kingston Maurward College and off-limits to visitors but much of the lovely 35 acres of gardens, lake and farm areas are open to the public.

SAT NAV postcode DT2 8PY (Google map)
Telephone: 01305 215003
Website: https://www.kmc.ac.uk/gardens/

Kingston Maurward Animal Park

The Animal Park is particularly popular with young kids and makes for a great family day out. Local residents include rabbits, chickens, guinea pigs, sheep, goats, alpacas and Shetland ponies. There is also an indoor Play Barn and cafe.

Kingston Maurward Ticket Prices

Ticket TypePrice
Adult£6
Senior (60+)£5
Child (1+)£4
Under 1sFree
Family (2A+2C)£18
Prices to be used as a guidance only and subject to change. Check website for up-to-date ticket prices and opening hours.
Kingston Maurward Gardens
Kingston Maurward House
A statue of Excalibur, King Arthur’s legendary sword, can be seen in the Lake.
The Temple Mound & The Temple of the Four Winds
View of the croquet lawn and the Crown Garden beyond from the Temple Mound.

Related Pages: Hardy’s Cottage / Dorchester / Maiden Castle / Mapperton House / Athelhampton House