Situated 5 miles east of the Dorchester, Athelhampton provides an excellent historical experience and is a great day out for all the family. The country house sits in a very picturesque area of Dorset, making it perfect for special occasions, in particular as a wedding venue.
Open all year around, Athelhampton is an excellent historical attraction. It provides a fun and exciting day out for all the family, with attractions to see and do all day long. The manor house and gardens are a main attraction. However, visitors can explore in the Marevna gallery where you can see art created by Marevna, when she spent several years at the manor house. At Athelhampton, visitors can also have something to eat in the Topiary restaurant and visit the shop, which are both situated in the visitor centre. They are only a short drive from the towns of Dorchester, Poole and Christchurch.
With a fully licensed bar, comfortable lounge area and full table service throughout, they offer a relaxing dining experience. They offer a range of Refreshments throughout the day, with cakes and pastries served in the morning and afternoon teas served after lunch.
All food is produced on-site, using fresh, locally sourced ingredients.