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Welcome to Mapperton House & Gardens

Mapperton House and Gardens are currently closed to the public due to the coronavirus crisis.

However thanks to live streaming technology you can still join us for live, interactive tours of the house & gardens.

During the coronavirus crisis Mapperton Estate is supporting the local community by producing simple homemade meals for isolated people who are unable to prepare or receive fresh food, or who are unable to afford basic food items.

Coronavirus Update – 23 March 2020 

We have made the difficult decision to close Mapperton House, Gardens, the Coach House café and the Shop for the time being, with immediate effect.  We hope you understand and look forward to welcoming you back soon.

It’s important to stay connected, and we’d love to keep in contact through our socials where we will be posting #mappertonmagic over the coming weeks.

The Mapperton team send you and your family our best wishes at this time, and please of course contact us if you have any questions or concerns.

Home to the Earl and Countess of Sandwich, Mapperton is a glorious sandstone manor house and romantic valley garden deep in a lost Dorset combe among tumbling hills and unspoiled countryside. Fifteen acres of gardens descend from the croquet lawn, through the formal topiary down to the wild garden.

Julie Montagu at Mapperton - The Grand Tour

Grand Historic Tours

Julie Montagu and Mapperton Estate will be offering exclusive stays in 2021 at Mapperton and other historic houses featured in the series ‘An American Aristocrat’s Guide to Great Estates’.

You can find out more about Grand Historic Tours by following this link.

Mapperton Moments by John Montagu

Mapperton Moments by John Montagu

“A sometimes darkly comic account of the efforts required to maintain and secure the future if the house and estate at Mapperton” – Graeme Garden OBE

Click here to purchase your copy

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