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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  • 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.
  • Amazing place - so beautiful and peaceful. Fantastic sculptures all around. One of my favourite places to visit.
  • 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!

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