Join Art Historian Jennie Spiers for a study and discussion on Edward Burne-Jones’ paintings, or indulge in a masterclass gin or whisky tasting with one of our experts.


A study of Edward Burne-Jones Paintings

5 November 2018

Join Art Historian, Jennie Spiers MA, as she takes you through a study and discussion on Burne-Jones’ varied and highly distinctive works in painting, stained glass and tapestry. This will complement the Tate Britain exhibition running from 24 October 2018 – 24 February 2019, which is London’s first major retrospective of the artist's work for over 40 years.

To book your space contact Jennie Spiers on 01258 818249 or email

Time: 10h00 - 13h00
Venue: The Restaurant
Price: £30 per person | includes refreshments and pastries

Spirit Masterclass at Summer Lodge

Whisky Masterclass

Dive deeper into the world of whisky with a tasting journey led by our resident expert.

Choose from a selection of tasting experiences, ranging from an introduction for whisky novices to a mind-blowing selection of rare and unique whiskies for the connoisseur, each comprising of three superb whiskeys served with a delicious assortment of oat cakes, dried fruit, smoked fish, cheese and chocolate.

Time: 15h00 - 21h30
Price: From £35 - £150 per person


Afternoon Tea at Summer Lodge

Afternoon Tea

We try to make sure everything's special, and for many years we have welcomed guests and locals for our famous Afternoon Tea.

You simply can’t visit Summer Lodge without enjoying a traditional Afternoon Tea in the setting of the tranquil garden, and sample some of the finest Dorset cream with your scones. Delicate finger sandwiches, freshly made scones and a glorious array of cakes and delicacies are served with a selection of speciality teas.

Time: 14h30 - 17h30 Monday - Saturday | 16h00 - 17h30 Sunday
Price: £29 per person


Whiskey tasing  at Summer Lodge

Whisky Tasting Flights

The Bar at Summer Lodge is known for the incredible array of single malts and blends in The Whisky Lounge.

Join our knowledgeable bar team on a unique whiskey tasting with flight of three whiskeys served with a tempting selection of dried fruit, oat cakes, chocolate and cheese.

Time: 15h00 - 21h30
Price: £20 per person

Wine tastings at Summer Lodge

Wine Tasting With Our Sommelier

Embark on a journey of the senses with a half-hour wine tasting led by our world-class sommelier Eric Zwiebel.

Discover exceptional vintages from around the world and learn more about fine wines with a range of regions represented. Choose your wine destination and begin your voyage.

Time: 15h00 - 21h30
Price: £60 per person

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