2020 winner of the Historic Houses ‘Garden of the Year’ award and voted ‘Nation’s Finest Manor House’ by Country Life. A hidden Dorset gem with outstanding countryside views and much to explore. Glorious Jacobean manor overlooking large Italianate garden, with orangery, fountains, statues, herbaceous borders, bold topiary and grottoes. Informal lower gardens with colourful shrubs and rare trees, a spring garden and woodlands. Licensed café onsite for refreshments. Closed Fri, Sat and some Thursdays. Free parking onsite.
See website for latest 2021 opening information and to book advance tickets.
2 miles southeast of Beaminster DT8 3NR
Available with exclusive access for weddings and other life celebrations, some remaining 2022 availability, diary for 2023 and beyond now open for bookings, mappertonweddings.com
Gardens: March to 23rd December 2021
The Coach House café: 12th April to 23rd December 2021
House: tbc, we hope to re-start house tours in summer 2021
Opening Days and Times
Sunday to Thursday, 11am to 5pm
We will be closed on occasional Thursdays through the season for private events
Advance tickets can be purchased via mapperton.com
Adult (16 years and above): £11
Child (5 to 15 yrs old): £3
Free entry for children under 5 yrs old
Free entry for Gardens Season Pass holders, Historic Houses members and RHS card holders