Sculpture by the Lakes, Dorchester

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  • This was a lovely visit and we found it to be a very relaxing and soothing place to go. There are no children under 14 years or dogs allowed in and this adds to the serenity of the site. Anyone who wa...  more »
  • My mother, husband and I visited this morning, based on the reviews on Trip Advisor. Sculpture by the Lakes was much better than we expected. We loved all of the sculptures as well as the landscape. T...  more »
  • Spend a wonderful morning wandering around the grounds discovering the interesting sculptures dotted around the lakes and gardens. There was a real sense of peace and tranquillity and it was a pleasur...  more »
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  • Lovely tranquil place to enjoy a very reasonably priced coffee (all £2.20). The cafe is welcoming and very light and airy. The outside space, overlooking the lake, is the place to be. I can perfectly understand why dogs and children under 14 are not allowed. It was so peaceful and calming sitting in the sun in such lovely surroundings. Will definitely come back to view the sculptures regrettably we only had time for a flying visit.
  • Beautiful accessible natural garden surrounding lakes. Amazing sculptures around and in the Lakes. So lovely to be able to touch this wonderful art. Helpful people, clean accessible toilets. Great Cafe/ Gallery where sculptures may be purchased. So many sitting and picnicking spots around the garden we were spoilt for choice.
  • Quiet and peaceful location with great photo opportunities on a sunny day. Reasonable entry fee to see a trio of delights: lakes, sculptures and garden. Although several sculptures were out on loan when we visited. Cafe was a bit disappointing considering the grand write-up.
  • Wonderful day out. Simon Gudgeon's sculptures are superb - very tactile! - and the lakes are worth visiting for their beauty and wildlife alone. And now there's an excellent café for tea or light lunches you don't even have to remember to bring a picnic!
  • For a £10 you get to enjoy a walk through this amazing garden. Not just an art gallery it's an experience as the sounds of the river, birds and bees come together. Also a perfect place to take some time to reflect. If hungry the cafe offers a basket you can fill with their sandwiches.

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