Minterne House & GardensStunning Country House and Himalayan Garden in Dorset
Image courtesy of Vicki White Photography
Minterne House & Gardens
Stunning Country House and Himalayan Garden in Dorset
Garden & Tea Terrace
- Garden entry and light lunch or Cream Tea all for £10 (Drinks bought separately)
- Served on the East Terrace overlooking the lake
- Access to 27-acre historic shrub garden with a 1-mile walk
- Free parking for visitors opposite the church
Call today on 01300 341370
This offer is VALID FOR JULY & AUGUST ONLY
2019 SEASON TICKETS FOR MINTERNE GARDENS AVAILABLE NOW.
- Family £27.50
- Single £17.50
Emails to: email@example.com
‘Full season’ photo competition
We are also launching a ‘full season’ photo competition in 2019 commencing when the garden opens for the snowdrops in February until closing in November.
The best 12 photos will go into a Minterne Calender 2020 – which will be for sale in time for 2019 Christmas Gifts.
Rules and Conditions
Photos must be taken at Minterne Gardens in the year 2019 from February 1st to November 10th, with the date clearly visible with the photo.
Entrants can submit up to three photos to our Facebook page Minterne Gardens or email as JPEGS to firstname.lastname@example.org
Entrants under the age of 18 need the verifiable consent of a parent or guardian to enter.
All photos will be judged on the following criteria:
- Suitability for inclusion in the Minterne Gardens calendar
- Subject matter
The photos will be judged by the Minterne photo competition team. The finalists shall appear in the Minterne Gardens Calendar 2020.
All entries must be the original work of the entrant and be the sole owner of copyright.
The entrant must also have obtained permission of any people featured in the photo or their parents/ guardians if children under 16 are featured.
The CAFÉ ON THE TERRACE opens daily from Monday 1st April to end of October (weather permitting!)
Visitors can enjoy views over the lake and the valley while taking Afternoon Tea.
Light Lunches, Cream Teas & no end of delicious delights to tempt the palate.
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Places and tours
Making plans to stay local or explore a new area? Use the Places map to explore and find out more details of gardens around the location.
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CAFÉ ON THE TERRACE
at MINTERNE HIMALAYAN GARDEN
During JULY & AUGUST, we are offering Garden Entrance and a Light Lunch OR Cream Tea for £10.
What better way to spend a tranquil afternoon than wandering through a garden described as “a corner of paradise” and Voted as ‘One of the Ten Prettiest Gardens in England’ by The Times, followed by a Dorset Cream Tea?
Cream Teas, Cakes and Light Lunches are available and the Café also offers gluten & dairy free options. The Café is open daily (weather permitting) from 11am with last orders at 4.30pm. Dogs are welcome in the outside dining area (providing they are on leads).
A heritage house in an unequalled setting, Minterne House provides a unique family home as the venue for your special event, seminar, wedding 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.
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If you have any questions please feel free to contact us. We always welcome any feedback you may have.
THE GARDEN AS SEEN ON BBC GARDENERS’ WORLD (6 MINS)
Gardens Open Daily
10am – 6pm * 1st February to 11th November * Admission Price £6.00 (Children under 12 Free)
Season Tickets Available Here
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.