Sculpture by the Lakes

4.8 466 Google reviews

Large and tranquil sculpture park in a lakeside setting.

Size of site:
26 Acres

Opening Times:
1 April - 30 September
Wednesday - Sunday
10AM - 5PM

1 October - 31 March
Tuesday - Saturday
10AM - 5PM

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Overview

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Announcement

Please check the latest COVID guidance before your visit.

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Address

Sculpture by the Lakes
Pallington Lakes,
Dorchester
Dorset
GB
DT2 8QU

Sat Nav Postcode

DT2 8QU

Parking

Car park (free)

Public Transport

Nearest train station is Moreton (2.5 miles away) but no safe pedestrian routes or buses connect to this station.

Good to know

  • Dog Walking

    No - Guide dogs only (due to the presence of rescue animals on site and fast-flowing river).

  • Cafe or restaurant

    Food and drink facilities include a food stall and a café/restaurant with outdoor seating.

  • Toilets

    Yes, Toilets with Wheelchair Access

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Booking information

Ticket Types

Day Ticket

Single-Day Ticket - valid for entry only on the date selected below.

2021 Events

Wellbeing by the Lakes 8 - 12 Sep: book here.

Important information: Please note, no children under 14 (including babies) and no dogs (except guide dogs) are permitted on site. Find out more.

Ticket Options

Adult (14+)
£12.50

Friends of Sculpture by the Lakes

Ticket Options

Single
£70.00
Joint
£120.00

The Pavilion

Situated on the edge of the Artist’s Pool it accommodates up to eight people and is in a privately fenced off area. It has a dining table and chairs inside and sliding glass doors leading out onto a deck; then a jetty leads you to a floating platform with luxurious sofas - the perfect spot for group celebrations with family and friends.

Admission must be purchased separately.

Ticket Options

Standard hire
£100.00
Member discounted hire
£80.00

The Island

This secluded island is situated on Rainbow Lake and houses a privately enclosed pavilion with soft seating, a picnic table, and wood burning stove. It accommodates six people and is accessible across a small bridge. A perfect hideaway retreat.

Admission must be purchased separately.

Ticket Options

Standard hire
£100.00
Member discounted hire
£80.00

The River Keeper’s Hut

On the river’s edge, this wonderful space accommodates four. A cosy indoor space with table, chairs and a wood-burning stove. Lovely outdoor picnic area.

Admission must be purchased separately.

Ticket Options

Member discounted hire
£40.00
Standard hire
£50.00
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Opening Times

1 April - 30 September
Wednesday - Sunday
10AM - 5PM

1 October - 31 March
Tuesday - Saturday
10AM - 5PM

Weather Forecast

Fri

Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

22°

Sat

Possible light rain until evening.

19°

Sun

Partly cloudy throughout the day.

21°

Mon

Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

21°

Tue

Clear throughout the day.

20°

Contact

sculpturebythelakes.co.uk

07720 637808

instagram.com/sculpturebythelakes

facebook.com/SculpturebytheLakes

Reviews

4.8
From 466 Google reviews

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