Minterne House & Gardens

Stunning Country House and Himalayan Garden in Dorset

 Diversion signs/road closed signs on A352 from Dorchester to Sherborne from Weds 20th to 24th Sept (9am to 4pm). 

Drivers can drive up A352 from Dorchester to Minterne Magna and IGNORE “Road Closed / Diversion” signs. 

Roadworks will start beyond car park in Minterne Magna and will NOT impede access to Minterne House and Gardens. 

There will be access to the car park opposite the church and access to the front drive for garden visitors to walk. Visitors coming from a northerly direction, however, will need to allow extra travel time for the diversions

Image courtesy of Vicki White Photography

Minterne House & Gardens

Stunning Country House and Himalayan Garden in Dorset

Diversion signs/road closed signs on A352 from Dorchester to Sherborne from Weds 20th to 24th Sept (9am to 4pm). 

Drivers can drive up A352 from Dorchester to Minterne Magna and IGNORE “Road Closed / Diversion” signs. 

Roadworks will start beyond car park in Minterne Magna and will NOT impede access to Minterne House and Gardens. 

There will be access to the car park opposite the church and access to the front drive for garden visitors to walk. Visitors coming from a northerly direction, however, will need to allow extra travel time for the diversions

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.

THE GARDEN AS SEEN ON BBC GARDENERS’ WORLD (6 MINS)

Gardens Open Daily
10am – 6pm    *    11th February to 9th November    *    Admission Price £5.00 (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.

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“You supported our impression of English people’s extraordinary kindness!” Gesche and Martin from Germany

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“Best Year Yet!” Jonathan E via TripAdvisor

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“Wonderful gardens. Been back to this garden for at least the sixth time. Highly recommended.”

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“Wonderful spring gardens” Ann A via TripAdvisor

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“Minterne Gardens was a great recommendation and was a refreshing change from National Trust formality.”

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“”This is our favourite place”

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“Minterne Garden looking beautiful today, my first visit, still discovering Dorset after 36yrs!”

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“Visited @Minterne_Garden, gorgeous place! Planned an hour, stayed an entireafternoon”

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” We had a lovely walk round. Its very peaceful. Its set in beautiful surrounds. Make sure you read all the information on the way round, it is very interesting.”

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“Very interesting plants and trees, water features and a small tearoom for refreshments make for a lovely way to spend an afternoon”

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