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Mapperton Gardens

Beaminster, Dorset

  • Mapperton Gardens
  • Mapperton Gardens
  • Mapperton Gardens
  • Mapperton Gardens

Beaminster Dorset, DT8 3NR

Tel: 01308 862645

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Nestled in the rolling Dorset countryside sits Mapperton, a Tudor / Jacobean historic home overlooking stunning Italianate valley gardens and voted ’the Nation’s Finest Manor' by Country Life magazine.

Mapperton is home to the Earl and Countess of Sandwich, and contains an important furniture and picture collection, reflecting the family’s contribution to Britain’s naval history. This year there is a display on the life of Martha Ray, mistress of the 4th Earl of Sandwich, celebrating her work as an accomplished 18th century singer.

The Coach House café offers a delicious ranges of lunches and teas, including gourmet sandwiches developed by the 11th Earl himself. Mapperton also hosts a variety of events through the year, including:

Easter Trail – Easter Sunday and Easter Monday
Spring Plant Fair – Sunday 19th April
The Great Dorset Picnic – Thursday 25th June
Shakespeare in the Garden – Sunday 19th July
Creepy Crawly Experience – Sunday 9th to Monday 31st August
Autumn Plant Fair – Sunday 20th September
Eat Well Local – Sunday 25th October
Halloween Family Fun Days – Wednesday 28th & Thursday 29th October

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