Max Gate - National Trust

Atmospheric Victorian home designed by Thomas Hardy
Max Gate, home to Dorset's most famous author and poet Thomas Hardy, was designed by the writer himself in 1885. This atmospheric Victorian home is where Hardy wrote some of his most famous novels including Tess of the d'Urbervilles and Jude the Obscure, as well as most of his poetry.

Venue Type:

Historic house or home, Museum

Opening hours

Please check the National Trust website before visiting.

Admission charges

Standard

Whole Property

Adult: £5.50
Child: £2.50

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.

Portland House Spring Opening

  • 6 May 2016 2-5pm *on now
  • 7 — 8 May 2016

Perching on the hillside overlooking Portland harbour, Portland House is a stunning reminder of a glamorous bygone age. For three days only this spring, visitors are invited to walk up the palm-lined path and explore the house with its original art deco features.

Suitable for

Admission

Normal admission charges apply

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events/f58e3812-bd07-4148-a6f3-b7c4cb046cf4/pages/details

Max Gate - National Trust
Alington Avenue
Dorchester
Dorset
DT1 2AB
England

Website

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/max-gate

E-mail

maxgate@nationaltrust.org.uk

Telephone

01305 262538

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