Shaftesbury Estates is situated in Wimborne St Giles in Dorset, close to the Wiltshire and Hampshire borders. It is the home of the Earls of Shaftesbury. It covers approximately 2,225 hectares (5,500 acres). About 50 residential dwellings and a number of commercial properties are let. In addition to the letting of property, the estate enterprises include a commercial shoot, fly fishing on the River Allen, a trout farm, forestry and agriculture. The surrounding countryside is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and has many important ecological and archaeological sites, which the estate places great importance on preserving.

View Photos of the Restoration by Justin Barton


2011 - ONGOING

In Jan 2011 we started an exciting restoration project of St.Giles House and Park that will help secure its future as a family home and a venue for a whole range of activities. We are looking to build a network of friends, supporters and interested parties who can help us achieve this vision and share this journey with us. If you are interested in becoming a 'friend of St.Giles' please leave us your email here and we will be in touch shortly:

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Otherwise please have a look around and don't hesitate to contact us with any enquiries.

Many thanks,
Lord and Lady Shaftesbury
SPRING Estate photo 1
SUMMER Estate photo 2
Estate photo 3 AUTUMN
Estate photo 4 WINTER