Sculpture by the Lakes, Dorchester

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  • Looked on TripAdvisor for things to do in Dorchester and this was number 1. Thinking it must attract tourists, I was very disappointed that there is no bus or train service to the lakes.. Not even to ...  more »
  • We were lucky enough to choose a warm sunny day for our visit. The sculptures are organised very well around a lovely walk through the lakes. There are plenty of places to sit and enjoy the sculptures...  more »
  • Beautiful surroundings and perfect settings for the pieces, The Island Pavilion hired for the day and a large selection of delicious sandwiches and cake for afternoon tea with excellent service and as...  more »
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  • Very tranquil and relaxing place. We spend nearly three hours strolling around, sitting on the benches, enjoying the birds singing, the views over the lakes and the sound of the river. The statues are well placed, very well designed and augment the environment adding a surprise here and there. Bringing a picnic and plenty of to relax is highly recommended but not essential. This was one of the nicest places we have been for a while.
  • Too many photos to post. A feast for the eyes. Superb food at The Gallery Restaurant. Such a peaceful place, beautifully presented and created. Open all year round and would be beautiful in every season.
  • Wonderful day out for those of us who like peace and quiet,with creative minds that appreciate the abstract sculptures dotted around the lakes. Part of me wants to keep this place secret, I like the fact children under 14 are not allowed so it is not overrun with families. Perfect for quiet picnics and escaping the often busy world around us. There is a café which has some amazing local produce, I especially enjoyed the coffee and walnut cake. There are toilets, which were practically art themselves with stylish, contemporary fittings and state of the art facilities.This is a perfect place to go for reflection and meditation.
  • Beautiful setting, lovely clean cafe and superior toilet facilities. Spent an idyllic half hour sitting in cafe garden listening to birdsong and enjoying the peace.
  • Lovely walk on a sunny day. A tad pricy at £10 per person.
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