PLAN YOUR VISIT

We like to give our guests the space and time to fully absorb and appreciate the sculpture park and so encourage you to bring a picnic and spend the day.

 

Please read through the information on the right for further details. For our address please see Directions.

 

No dogs or children under the age of 14 (inlcuding babies) are allowed on the premises.

 

To contact us please email us at sbtl@me.com or call 07720 637 808.

  • Entry fee: £10.00 per person

     

    If you would like to take advantage of our 10% online booking discount, please BOOK HERE.

     

    FRIENDS OF SCULPTURE BY THE LAKES

     

    Become a friend of Sculpture by the Lakes and enjoy frequent visits to the sculpture park.

     

    Annual Single Membership: £50

    Annual Couple Membership: £90

     

    For full details and an application form please contact us at at sbtl@me.com

     

    No concessions, no children under 14 and no dogs allowed.

  • 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

     

    Winter

    1st October- 31st March, Tuesday to Saturday

    Closed 23rd December 2017 to 2nd January 2018

     

    Summer

    1st April - 30th September, Wednesday to Sunday

     

    Most visitors on average spend at least 2 hours with us, but you are welcome to bring a picnic and spend the day.

  • The beautiful River Keeper’s Hut accommodates four adults with a table and chairs for your picnic lunch. Maximum 4 people.

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    For warmer days, we have a bench and low table outside  and for chilly weather there is a small wood-burning stove inside to keep you cosy and warm.

     

    The booking fee is £50 payable in advance, in addition to your entry to the sculpture park.

     

    For more information or to book The River Keeper’s Hut please email us at sbtl@me.com or call 07720 637 808.

  • This secluded island situated on Rainbow Lake houses a privately enclosed pavilion. Maximum 6 people.

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    Accessible across a small bridge, the pavilion accommodates up to six people with picnic table, soft seating and a wood burning stove and is a perfect hideaway retreat.

     

    The Island is available to hire for the day, for a fee of £75 payable in advance in addition to your entry to the sculpture park.

     

    For more information or to book The Island please email us at sbtl@me.com or call 07720 637 808.

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    Built to house The Gallery exhibition at the Chelsea Flower Show, The Pavilion, is situated by the River Frome in the south eastern corner of the sculpture park Maximum 10 people..

     

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    It has south facing sliding glass doors leading out onto the deck and down to a paved area with a picnic table and chairs.

     

    Accommodating up to eight people inside, the space outside is perfect for larger gatherings of family, friends or a team-building work event.

     

    Roped off for extra privacy, this private corner of the sculpture park will give you the comfort and space to relax and enjoy the company of those you are with.

     

    The Pavillion is available to hire for the day, for a fee of £75 payable in advance in addition to your entry to the sculpture park.

     

    For more information or to book The Island please email us at sbtl@me.com or call 07720 637 808.

  • We take group bookings for day visits, which you can book online and receive a 10% online discount.

     

    For groups of 20 people or over we offer 20% discount,  however you will need to contact us either by email at sbtl@me.com or call us on 07720 637 808 to discuss your requirements.

     

    As parking is limited we request car sharing where possible. Please contact us if you have any further questions regarding bringing a group to Sculpture by the Lakes.

  • Booking in advance is not required. If you would like to take advantage of our 10% online booking discount, please

    BOOK HERE.

  • Hard and soft cover art books of Sculpture by the Lakes are available for purchase here.

     

    Vouchers for a Day Visit, or hire of the River Keeper's Hut, The Island, or The Pavillion are available for purchase here.

  • We do not have catering facilities, but you are welcome to bring a picnic.

     

    For recommended local pubs, restaurants and hotels please visit the LINKS page.

     

    We have toilet facilities with disabled access.

     

    Disabled access is limited however it is possible to go around the lakes in a wheelchair or mobility scooter. We recommend you leave extra time for your visit and are aware that the paths will be uneven in places and extra assitance may be required.

     

    For more information please contact the office on 07720 637 808

  • Pallington Lakes

    Pallington

    Dorchester

    Dorset

    DT2 8QU

     

    Sculpture by the Lakes is situated in the village of Pallingotn, one mile east of Tincleton on the Ilsington road between the A35 at Dorchester and the B3990 Waddock Drove.

     

    From the Dorchester area, head east towards the roundabout with the A35, take the Kingston Mauward exit, this is the Ilsingotn road. Follow this for 6 miles, passing through Tincleton, then under the power lines into Pallington, Pallington Lakes is the second on the right. From the B3990 Waddock Drove, we are .7 of a mile heading west towards Tincleton, the entrance is on the left before you go under the power lines.

     

                  To view map click here.

     

    Outside the entrance there is a steel sign with Sculpture by the Lakes  The Gallery Pallington Lakes. Turn into the entrance way,  press the visitor bell once and wait for a reply.

     

    For a printable PDF with directions to Sculpture by the Lakes, click here.