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Dorney Court is one of the UK's finest Tudor manor houses.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Dorney Court Court Lane | Dorney, Windsor SL4 6QP, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We feel honoured and fortunate to see Dorney court . Tudor building that have been looked after to maintain their current state. Staff friendly and welcoming and knowledgeable. We found it helpful to listen to the staff. I've studied Tudor times and knew about Dorney...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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DorneyCt, Owner at Dorney Court, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much.

Reviewed 18 November 2018

You can visit this privately owned Tudor house on alternative Sundays or as private events venue and is well worth a visit. However, to be honest, my favourite reason to visit is the Dorney Kitchen in their grounds on a Sunday and every other day...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 21 October 2018

Charming tour of this historic, picturesque and cosy family home. Lots of detail given about the artifacts and family history; plenty of quaint little features and very pretty walled garden. A couple of hours spent, including our walk in the grounds. All very enjoyable and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Been trying to visit for many years but always missed the August openings! Finally got there despite being relatively local. Well worth it! I suggested it to a group of friends all of us having recently retired .. everyone loved it! We had a delightful...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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DorneyCt, Owner at Dorney Court, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2018

Thank you very much for such generous feedback and for namechecking Marion who is, as you say, one of our splendid guides. We have enjoyed a wonderful August opening this year with so many highlights but it’s all the more rewarding when we hear that...More

Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Visited Dorney Court for a beautiful wedding. The place was stunning and the staff were very friendly and attentive. I was unfortunate enough to lose my purse ont the grounds however Anna and James were extremely helpful in finding and sending my purse back to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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DorneyCt, Owner at Dorney Court, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2018

Thank you and we were very glad to reunite purse with owner. Anna & James

Reviewed 28 August 2018

A beautiful wooden framed brick in-filled Tudor complex that has grown over time, but having been in the same family for 13 generations retains great character. The older parts of the house are preserved and mostly used as film/tv locations, but it is open all...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Daniel M
DorneyCt, Owner at Dorney Court, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2018

Couldn’t agree more about taking what the guides say with a pinch of salt. I’ve always been a little sceptical of the stories of a bald matronly ghost and the buried treasure. Never seen either and I’ve lived here for 36 years. Glad you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

I came to Dorney Court on a school trip 20yrs ago and the charm of the house has never been forgotten. My husband and I went for a tour today and it didn't disappoint, our guide was enthusiastic and knowledgeable, all the memories came back...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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DorneyCt, Owner at Dorney Court, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2018

Thank you. Not a huge amount has changed in 20 years. Same cobwebs and same postcards but new spaniel. Anna & James

Reviewed 21 August 2018

Interesting tour from very knowledgable guide. Beautiful Tudor house. This quite a small site and the tour takes about 40 minutes.

Date of experience: August 2018
4  Thank Alan L
DorneyCt, Owner at Dorney Court, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Thank you very much and delighted you enjoyed your visit to Dorney Court. Generally tours should last around 45 minutes but they have been known to brush the hour marker if guests and guides get carried away. James & Anna

Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely afternoon at Dorney Court Very interesting family history tour lasted about an hour Beautiful Tudor house really enjoyed our afternoon. There are walks around the area also a very nice cafe with garden centre. All in all pleasant and a must if you love...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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DorneyCt, Owner at Dorney Court, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2018

Thank you very much. Certainly if you love anything historical then we can probably float your boat.

Reviewed 18 August 2018

We've been meaning to go to Dorney Court for a while, as it's only open in August and May bank holidays, you have to put it in your calendar. What a treat to visit -- it is obviously a much loved home, and the owners...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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DorneyCt, Owner at Dorney Court, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2018

Thank you very much indeed. James & Anna

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