Welcome to Kingcombe

The Kingcombe Centre is currently closed to the public until further notice to help reduce the spread of Covid-19. This situation is under constant review and always in line with Government advice.  Please check back here for updates or sign up to our enewsletter.

We have opened the Pound Cottage car park (entrance just before the main car park) and you are welcome to continue to enjoy the Kingcombe Meadows nature reserve and the centre grounds.

We wish all of our customers and supporters well in these uncertain times and thank you for your support. We look forward to welcoming you all back to The Kingcombe Centre in the near future.

If you are booked on to any courses, events or B&B at the Centre during the closure period and haven't heard from us, please get in touch here.

Set amidst winding country lanes, delightful rivers and superb, unspoilt countryside, the Kingcombe Centre is a place to relax and be inspired.

We run workshops, courses and events for all - from painting workshops to storytelling for children - there's something for everyone. You can see our brochure online here.

We have lots of accommodation including the Cowshed B&B for those on our workshops and residential courses, Beech Cottage for a family getaway, or why not try a romantic break in our unique Orchard Hut?

Take a stroll through our nearby Kingcombe Meadows and Powerstock Common nature reserves. Or why not join us for coffee and cake at our tearoom?

We look forward to welcoming you soon

Workshops and courses

Paint Brushes © Pixabay

Discover the Kingcombe Centre - a hidden gem in rural Dorset

Nestled away near Toller Porcorum, the centre is surrounded by wildflower meadows and ancient woodland. Find us.

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Orchard Van © Paul Flitton

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Bee Orchid © Tony Bates

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An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
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