Kingston Lacy

Kingston Lacy

New for 2017 - Step inside the home of one of the most powerful families of Dorset and discover the history of Kingston Lacy and the flamboyant Bankes family. (Kingston Lacy Photo credit @National Trust Images / James Dobson)

Thursday 22nd June 2017

 

£44 per person

 

 

Step inside the home of one of the most powerful families of Dorset and discover the history of Kingston Lacy and the flamboyant Bankes family. See one of the finest private collections of paintings in Britain with works by Rubens Van Dyck, Tintoretto, Titian and Brueghel. Also, step back thousands of years and discover the largest private gentleman’s collection of genuine Egyptian relics in the UK.

 

Go for a wander around the gardens and parklands at Kingston Lacy and look out for the ancient Egyptian obelisk, transported all the way to Dorset with the help of the Duke of Wellington, marvel at the Japanese Garden or explore the restored Victorian kitchen garden. Enjoy the shelter of the woodland walks, walk amongst the oldest known herd of Ruby Red Devon cattle in the world and let the kids discover the play areas.

 

£32 National Trust Members

 

Depart Plymouth 0900

Arrive Sherborne 1100

Depart Sherborne 1300

Arrive Kingston Lacy 1400

Depart Kingston Lacy 1700

Arrive Plymouth 1930

 

Please note: All times are approximate

 

 

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Derrys Cross Roundabout Derrys Cross Roundabout
Bottom of Royal Parade
Exeter Exeter
Exeter Services, M5, J30
Ivybridge Ivybridge
Town Hall bus bay
Milehouse Milehouse
Bus stop opposite Bus Depot
Plympton Plympton
Harewood House bus stop
Plymstock Broadway Plymstock Broadway
Outside Lidls
Saltash Saltash
Fore Street opposite the Co-op
St Budeaux St Budeaux
Bus stop facing City Centre
Wolseley Road Wolseley Road
Bus stop opposite The Co-op
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