Sculpture By The Lakes

Pallington, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 8QU

07720 637808

A beautiful oasis of tranquility with sculpted works of art in landscaped surroundings on the River Frome

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24.5 miles from Highlands End
25.6 miles from Golden Cap
22.2 miles from Graston Copse
4.6 miles from Sandyholme

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Nestled in 26 acres of glorious Dorset countryside, you will find Sculpture by the Lakes, an oasis for art lovers and collectors and close to our Sandyholme Holiday Park. Created by renowned sculptor Simon Gudgeon and his wife Monique, their vision was to create an environment for enthusiasts that blends inspiring works of art with nature’s beauty. The sculpture park has been carefully landscaped and curated to ensure each piece is positioned to enhance its aesthetic qualities as well as the visual surroundings.

The Gallery Cafe offers visitors a relaxed and cost setting to enjoy a freshly prepared, seasonal menu, much of which is sourced from their very own kitchen garden. There is a delicious array of homemade cakes, tea, coffee and wine beer and cider. There are events including All About The Garden (a 3 day horticultural extravaganza), a Summer Festival (with food, arts and crafts) and workshops and talks.

Please note due to deep fast flowing water, Sculpture by the Lakes has a no children under 14 and no dogs policy. It is open Wednesday to Sunday and an entry fee applies.

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Our Awards & Accreditations

Our parks have been recognised as some of the best in Dorset and the South West. We're extremely proud of the awards and it's easy to see why our guests return year on year. You can be safe in the knowledge that you're staying at one of the best parks in the county! Please note awards vary by Park - there is more information on the pages for each park.

dorset tourism awards gold 2021/222021 travelers choice tripadvisor awarddavid bellamy blooming marvellous pledge for nature 2022david bellamy conservation gold award 2020/21taste of the west south west england award 2022david bellmay conservation award honey bee friendly park awardgolden cap holiday park commended south westthe queens green canopy platinum jubilee logoplastic free champion surfers against sewage

What our guests say

  • The Most Magical Campsite

    We have just come back from the most magical few days staying at Highlands End. In fact, it was so good we extended our stay by a few days whilst on park. We are new to campsites and this was beyond my expectations

    Mr Scott - Tripadvisor
    Highlands End

  • Happy second visit

    Perfectly clean, ample space, lovely views, close to everything, what more could be asked for?

    Dan Pipper - Tripadvisor
    Golden Cap

  • Well maintained and quiet

    Lovely clean and tidy site. well maintained and quiet in walking distance to Hive Beach and West Bay only a couple of miles away over the coastal walk.

    Linda S - Google Reviews
    Graston Copse

  • Friendliest park on the Dorset coast

    Possibly the friendliest park on the Dorset coast. Staff are exceptional, very helpful and keep the place spotless. The views are fantastic. Showers and toilets are very modern and extremely clean.

    Mr Leck - Tripadvisor
    Highlands End

  • Fantastic

    This is a lovely quiet, friendly, well maintained site with very friendly, helpful staff who are knowledgeable about the local area and more than happy to pass on useful information to make your stay as enjoyable as possible.

    Nigel White - Tripadvisor

  • Wonderful three night stay

    Our pitch was spacious and quiet. The facilities were clean and a generous number of showers etc whatever time we needed them. A very picturesque site and plenty to do straight from the van without the need to drive

    Rachel L - Pitch Up
    Golden Cap

  • Beautiful weekend away

    This park is in a wonderful location. The local village is beautiful and only a 15 min walk along the river. The beach is then another 15 minutes along - again a beautiful walk. We were blessed with amazing weather so we spent the afternoon on Hive Beach.

    Clairey16 - Tripadvisor
    Graston Copse

  • Ideal base for exploring

    Ideal base for exploring Dorset , everywhere we wanted to visit was within easy reach . Site itself was very good, nice and quite and clean and staff very friendly.

    James S - Tripadvisor