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Welcome to Kingcombe

*** Please note this website will be closing soon. Information about The Kingcombe Centre will be moved to the Dorset Wildlife Trust website***

The Kingcombe Centre is open from 10am - 4pm 7 days a week. Please wear a face covering and observe social distancing during your visit. We look forward to welcoming you.  

NEW FOR 2021: The Humble Bee Cafe is now open, serving delicious snacks and refreshments with outside seating. Open Thursday - Sunday 10am - 4pm. Find out more here.  

 The car park and outside toilets are open and you are also welcome to continue to enjoy the Kingcombe Meadows nature reserve and the centre grounds, including our boardwalk and wildlife garden. 

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

Take a stroll through our nearby Kingcombe Meadows and Powerstock Common nature reserves. 

We look forward to welcoming you soon

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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.

B&B, Beech Cottage or Orchard Hut

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Orchard Van © Paul Flitton

What can I see around Kingcombe?

Our nature reserves

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.
David Attenborough

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