Minterne House & Gardens

Welcome to this “Corner of Paradise” in the heart of Dorset

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A heritage house in an unequalled setting, Minterne House provides a unique family home as the venue for your special event, seminarwedding or wedding reception, Minterne offers boundless opportunities for entertaining and private dining for you and your guests.

You can visit the unique Himalayan gardens and wander ‘Far from the Madding Crowd’ through Minterne’s wild woodland gardens and let the tranquility provide that perfect antidote to life’s stresses.

You can find out all about our latest news, jobs and upcoming events via our monthly blog or see ‘behind the scenes’ at Minterne and receive all of our latest offers via Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Youtube channels.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact us. We always welcome any feedback you may have.

What others say.... 



Maria F

via TripAdvisor

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A memorable garden to visit.


Anthony W

via TripAdvisor

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Gardens Open Daily
10am – 6pm    *    14th February to 9th November    *    Admission Price £5.00 (Children under 12 Free)  

Dogs welcome on leads    *    Parking is FREE for visitors in the car park opposite St Andrews Church    *    Minterne currently offers a selection of cream teas (weather permitting - please phone ahead to confirm)    *    Please note: Unfortunately, Minterne Gardens feature many uneven surfaces and are therefore NOT SUITABLE for wheelchairs    *    Minterne House itself is a private residence and therefore not open to the public without prior consent.

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