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Address: Dorney Court Court Lane | Dorney, Windsor SL4 6QP, England
Phone Number: +44 1628 604638
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1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Dorney Court is one of the UK's finest Tudor manor houses.

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Cream Tea in delightful surroundings

My husband & I enjoyed a 'Mind the Gap" cycling tour which took us to Dorney Court for a yummy Cream Tea. We sat in the delightful garden with our huge home-made scones and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
RoselynEastbourne_UK
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Eastbourne.UK

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Chester, United Kingdom
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119 reviews
104 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

There is no doubt that this historic manor looks extremely picturesque and the rooms inside are quite in keeping with the exterior. My favourite room was the last one - the dining room but the first is also very atmospheric. The house is not quite as old as it claims in so far as an 18th century façade was removed... More 

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1 Thank David F
Thatcham, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Amazing 600 year old house, occupied by same family for about 500 years. Mainly dark wood, tapestries and faded wall paper, unusual Great Hall with family crests, interesting additions made over the years to accommodate the family. Due to a wedding at venue we were unable to see inside the chapel, this had not been mentioned on the website, so... More 

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Thank NikiB5382
London, United Kingdom
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134 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Definitely worth a visit and will come back to view the house. We only went to the garden shop, garden centre, the gardens and the cafe. But we enjoyed it all and would highly recommend. Great choice of food in the cafe, lovely atmosphere, very clean and nicely presented.

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Thank sandrahagger
Eastbourne.UK
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86 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband & I enjoyed a 'Mind the Gap" cycling tour which took us to Dorney Court for a yummy Cream Tea. We sat in the delightful garden with our huge home-made scones and individual jam and Cream and attractive pot of tea . For children there is a superb Wendy House which they can walk inside and plenty of... More 

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Thank RoselynEastbourne_UK
Englefield Green, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

For some years I have passed the turning to Dorney Court and finally I stopped to visit. Wish I had stopped by sooner! A lovely house that is still a home, surrounded by open feeling gardens and a genuinely old church plus a lovely converted barn. The guided tour of the house was informative and amusing; there is so much... More 

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2 Thank Vanessa E
Oxford, United Kingdom
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136 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An absolutely charming visit during August - the only period during which the Palmer Family kindly make their beautiful and historic home available to the general public. Arriving at about 13:30, we were asked to join a group of 20 who had just commenced their guided tour. About 6 rooms are presented by an excellent guide. A wonderful treat. A... More 

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Thank Malcolm C
DorneyCt, Owner at Dorney Court, responded to this review

The family are really pleased that you enjoyed your visit and thank you for your feedback. Belatedly, we will be moving from the fifteenth to the twenty-first century in 2017 by accepting payment by card. Exciting times. More 

Surrey, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is open to the public during the afternoon for the whole of August. Guided tour of the quirky house lasts about an hour, ours was led by a very knowledgeable young man who I think may have been one of the family. Well worth the admission price, nice tea room and small garden centre on site.

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3 Thank Wizzo2016
DorneyCt, Owner at Dorney Court, responded to this review

We are really thrilled that you enjoyed your visit to Dorney Court but more than anything glad to hear that you rated your Guide so highly. Like many historic houses, we rely on a fantastic group of volunteers to look after our visitors and each guide has their own distinctive style. It is fair to say that no two tours... More 

London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Moored up nearby, cycled out and came across Dorney Court. Pushed bikes down a pebble roadway and was met by a "welcoming" committee sat outside at a table. Conversation went like this: Woman at table, "Do you want to look around the house?" Me: "Not really as we don't have the time!" Woman at table: "Well you shouldn't be on... More 

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Thank Jeffster007
Bracknell, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dorney court is open in the afternoons in August and we enjoyed a wonderfully entertaining tour of the house by a delightful elderly relative of the family. The house oozes history and character yet still retains a homely vibe. The tour takes about an hour. I wouldn't recommend for children and might prove difficult for people with walking difficulties as... More 

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Bournemouth
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165 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On arrival we were split into three groups of 16 with our own guide. This was an ideal size as some of the rooms are small. This is certainly a unique house (grade 1) with most of the original furniture that has been collected over the years by the family who have owned the property for over 300 years. You... More 

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1 Thank Paul H
DorneyCt, Owner at Dorney Court, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive words and we can confirm that the house is pretty chilly from October - March. Fortunately, we do light the fires and turn on the rudimentary heating during the winter months when we have tours as we try not to let our visitors catch hypothermia. Group sizes of 16 are fantastic and we cap the... More 

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