Exclusive house tour with

Lord Henry Digby of Minterne House

Discover Minterne House, which has been the home of the Churchill and Digby families since 1620. Learn about the incredible history on your exclusive two-hour tour with Lord Henry Digby. Home to the first Sir Winston Churchill, the Country House contains original tapestries and furniture. 

Your two-hour tour of the house and gardens will include coffee and cake/afternoon tea with his Lordship.

Price: £350 per tour (suitable for groups of up to six people)

Our Garden Tour

Join us for a complimentary garden tour at Summer Lodge, where our expert gardener Robin will showcase our beautiful flowers and plants, answering all your questions about our meticulously maintained gardens. Please note this tour is dependent on the weather.

Time: Every week on Tuesday and Thursday at 2:30pm

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Sculpture by the lakes

Visit sculptor Simon Gudgeon’s haven of peace and tranquility with an afternoon at Sculpture by the Lakes, an oasis for art lovers and collectors.

Nestled within 26 acres of Dorset countryside, the park is home to more than 30 of Simon’s largest sculptures. His wife Monique has also created a serene botanical garden to explore, inspired by plants from the UK and further afield. Sample locally grown produce from the kitchen garden with lunch at the Gallery Cafe, or simply enjoy the surroundings with a pot of tea and a slice of cake.

Price: £14.50 per person. 

Whisky masterclass

Enjoy a bespoke whisky tasting experience, guided by our bar manager Jonathann Cocogne. 

We have an impressive choice of the finest whiskies on offer, from Scotland, Ireland, Canada, USA, South Africa and further afield. You’ll learn all about the history of whisky and whisky distilling, before savouring a tasting under Jonathann’s expert guidance. 

Price: £35 per person. 

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