James Palmer

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  • Dorney Court Now Closed

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    Although Dorney Court is ordinarily open to the public every afternoon in August, due to Covid-19, the House and Grounds have shut prematurely. We are not open at all from today forward. We have made this decision reluctantly but expect to welcome back visitors in May 2021. In the meantime the Walled Garden (Crocus) remains […]

  • Book a Group Tour of Dorney Court

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    Book a private tour for your Group and enjoy an intimate, expert-led, experience of the House and Grounds. Connoisseurs’ tours include Anna Palmer’s world famous flapjacks and chocolate brownies as well as a stiff drink.

  • Visit Dorney Court in August

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    Join a Tour on any afternoon in August between 1330-1700 and experience the country’s most atmospheric Tudor Manor House. No need to book in advance. The last tour starts around 1630. The wonderful cafe at the Walled Garden is open until 1730.  

  • Farewell to Dorney Asparagus

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    After more than a quarter of a century, the family have reluctantly decided to stop farming asparagus – temporarily. There will be no asparagus for sale from Dorney Court this year but we hope that after a short break we will return to production. Watch this space.

  • Weddings at Dorney Court – Enquire Now

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    Enjoy the most remarkable day of your lives at Dorney Court where couples enjoy flexibility and convenience all within the grounds of England’s most stunning Tudor Manor House. Fully licensed for civil ceremonies but also benefiting from a charming 12th Century Church on site, we have classic gardens, a historic setting and a choice of […]