The National Trust Max Gate

Max Gate is owned by The National Trust in Dorchester. Atmospheric Victorian home designed by Thomas Hardy and home to famous author and poet. You will find the garden much as it was originally planned, with high walls and large trees encircling the property to preserve Hardy's privacy. The sundial, designed by Hardy, was erected in his memory. Visit website to see list of family activities taking place for children and young people.

Contact

Telephone
01305 262538
Email
maxgate@nationaltrust.org.uk
Website
http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/max-gate

Venue

Venue address
Max Gate Alington Avenue
Dorchester
Dorset
Postcode
DT1 2AB
Locality
West Dorset

Other information

Availability
All year
Daytime
Term Time
School Holidays
Additional Information
Please visit our website for entrance fees and opening times. Self service refreshments in Old Kitchecn, for donations.

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible
Accessible route downstairs and in the garden at Max Gate.
Parking availability information
Parking at Max Gate: free (not National Trust), 50 yards.
Toilet facility information
Max Gate has toilet facilities.

Journey Planner

Address: Max Gate  Alington Avenue  Dorchester  Dorset