Stock House, deer park 3878

Sturminster Newton, England, Dorset, North Dorset

Brief Description

The deer park has iron railings and a ha-ha. The license to empark deer was granted in 1266, making this possibly one of the oldest extant deer parks in England. There is an indigenous herd of Menil Fallow deer.

History

The license to empark deer was granted.

Visitor Facilities

The gardens have open afternoons in April, June and September. For details, see: http://www.stockgaylard.com/house&gardens.html More information
Features
Ha-ha, Railings
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

The gardens have open afternoons in April, June and September. For details, see: http://www.stockgaylard.com/house&gardens.html

Directions

The site is 3 miles west of Sturminster Newton, on the A3030.
Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Sturminster