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Keyneston Mill is a botanic garden with bistro and 50-acre private working estate, dedicated to perfume and scented plants. Come and enjoy the creative home of Parterre Fragrances, where the key ingredients for the perfumes are grown, harvested and distilled. 

 bistro – brunch & lunch – FREE Gardens (1st Nov/31 Mar) – Gift Shop – Winter Tours 

About Keyneston Mill

Keyneston Mill is the creative home of Parterre Fragrances. Here you can explore the Scented Botanic Gardens and surrounding 50-acre working estate, where we grow, harvest and distil unusual plants and ingredients for our luxury perfumes.

For those who want to delve further into the world of fragrance & botany, there’s an open-air Perfume Exhibition, Perfume, Candle Making, Floristry, Silvery Clay Jewellery, Silk Dyeing and Embroidery Workshops.  There are regular Cinema & supper, live music with dining or themed food evenings. 

FREE entrance to the gardens or for a walk (1st Nov/31st Mar),  our Scented Botanist Bistro serves delicious brunches & lunches as well as freshly brewed coffees, teas and homemade cakes.  Browse in our perfumery and plant shop, purchase one of our fine fragrances (15ml-100ml bottles produced on the estate), scented and unusual indoor plants, a selection of locally sourced & botanical gifts or a beautiful Parterre scented candle.


Our favourite fragrances for Spring are..

Run of the River: a sparkling, fresh fragrance inspired by the river rushing over the mill race here at Keyneston Mill. Featuring bergamot mint and lemon thyme grown on the estate with zesty lemon and lime, underpinned by rare and exotic frankincense. Springtime in a bottle!

A Tribute to Edith: a beautiful, sophisticated and luxurious rose perfume with geranium for a modern accent. Sandalwood and a touch of patchouli bring a velvety note to this scent which is reminiscent of Paris in the jazz era.

For details of the full range of Parterre fragrances press the link below.

How To Find Us


From Poole follow the A350 towards Blandford.  On reaching Spetisbury, turn right following signs to Tarrant Crawford. Cross the narrow bridge and after approx. ½ mile branch left by the war memorial.  Continue for a further mile and Keyneston Mill is the next turning on the left.

From Blandford take the B3082 towards Wimborne.  On reaching Tarrant Keyneston, turn right opposite the True Lovers Knot pub.  Drive slowly through the village and continue for a further ½ mile until you reach a staggered crossroads. Keyneston Mill is straight ahead.

From Dorchester take the A354 bypassing Blandford St Mary, and then take the next right signposted Langton Long. After 2 ½ miles, Keyneston Mill is on the right.

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