We are now recruiting Part-Time Staff for our new Cafe which is opening Mid March 2023. If you are interested in working Flexible Hours as part of a team, please contact Sarah at for details. Barista Training will be available. […]

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The Vrost: Songs for winter

The Vrost – Songs for Winter

 The Vrost – Songs for Winter (Part 1 of the Dorset recital series) by Tenor Matteo Placidi accompanied by Pianist Alexandra Standing. Tenor Matteo Placidi, with the permission of Lord Digby, is delighted to welcome you to series of recitals at Minterne House. Inspired by the poetry of William Barnes his recitals coincide with the […]

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Halloween Firework Display

Halloween Fireworks This Halloween Minterne House will be celebrating with a bang, quite literally! Buy your tickets on our ‘What’s on’ page. Come and enjoy a spectacular firework display on Friday 28th and Saturday 29th October at Minterne Gardens. With two nights of fireworks to choose from, pick your favourite or why not come to both!! […]

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Join our team!

TEMPORARY WEEKEND HOUSEKEEPER REQUIRED FOR WEDDINGS AT MINTERNE HOUSE 2023 We are looking for temporary cover to come in and support the smooth running of the household during our busy wedding season (approx. 15 weddings a year). Dates: APRIL TO SEPTEMBER 2023. A handover would be needed the week before each wedding and this would […]

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Autumn leaves

Winnie the Pooh’s Grand Adventure

  MINTERNE HIMALAYAN GARDENS Minterne Magna, Dorset DT2 7AU OCTOBER 2022   “It’s the first day of autumn! A time of hot chocolatey mornings, and toasty marshmallow evenings, and, best of all, leaping into leaves!”   Glorious October, all red and gold, with mellow mornings when the valleys are cloaked with delicate mists and the […]

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HER MAJESTY QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1926 – 2022   Elizabeth II’s reign of 70 years and 214 days is the longest of any British monarch and the second-longest recorded of any monarch of a sovereign country.   As we reflect on a life that was spent in decades of service to her country, we would like […]

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Walk amongst the the fairies at Minterne Gardens: Fairy Trails

FAIRY TRAILS AT MINTERNE GARDENS FROM July 29th 2022 There’s nothing more magical than searching forests, woodlands, and gardens for hidden fairy houses and here at Minterne Garden maybe you can hear the beat of tiny gossamer wings as our fairies’ land on their toadstools or a faint splash on the stream as they skim overhead. If […]

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Stay at Minterne

Stay at Minterne House

Explore England’s beautiful South-West from the luxurious comfort of Minterne Magna   Thinking of visiting Dorset? You’re not alone! Each year, 1.8 million people from all over the world choose to stay here to experience the region’s unrivalled beauty. But hotels aren’t your only option! For a more personal, more intimate, more local experience, why […]

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Kate Adie in Conversation with Ft. Lt. Colin Bell DFC AE

KATE ADIEIN CONVERSATION WITH Ft. Lt. COLIN BELL DFC AE FRIDAY 8TH JULY 6.30 FOR 7PM AT MINTERNE HOUSE MINTERNE MAGNA, DT27AU £25 (INCL WINE) Flt Lt. Colin Bell – now 101 years young A Mosquito Bomber Pilot with 50 raids over Germany Including 14 over the fiery cauldron of Berlin His recollection of those nights […]

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There is scientific evidence that going for a walk somewhere green – or just heading for the garden – when we need to recharge or relax improves wellbeing. In South Korea & Japan this is known as “forest-bathing” or “shinrin-yoku”. In Scandinavia it’s called “friluftsliv”, roughly translated as ‘free, air, life.’ Some call it “ecotherapy” […]

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