Opening Times

Open Daily

Animal Park & Gardens

10am – 4.30pm – last entry 4.00pm (1st Nov – 31st Jan)

10am – 5.30pm – last entry 4.30pm (1st Feb – 31st October)

Farm Shop & Visitor Centre

10am – 4.30pm (1st Nov – 31st Jan)

10am – 5.30pm (1st Feb – 31st October)


We are open daily from Tuesday 3rd January 2017 until 17th December 2017.

(After the Christmas holidays we re-open on 2nd January 2018)


Day entry prices 2017
Adult £6.50
OAP £6.00
Child £4.50
Family £20.00

A Family ticket is for 2 adults and up to 2 children.

Ages 3 and under are free!

Tickets can be purchased at the Visitor Centre. Entrance to the Gardens and Animal Park is via the Visitor Centre.

Find us

For Sat Nav, use DT2 8PX

Kingston Maurward Gardens and Animal Park is clearly signposted just off the A35, three miles east of Dorchester in central Dorset. Getting here is easy and we have plenty of free on−site parking

The Visitor Centre Shop



Biscuits and Chocolates

Charcuterie Meats