Originally built in 1616, Dorfold Hall is a magnificent brick and stone gabled, Grade I listed, Jacobean house nestled in the Cheshire landscape. Oozing old English charm at every corner, it’s a distinctive and fascinating country house to visit.
Beyond the beauty of the main Hall, the elegant garden holds several hidden surprises – such as a magnificent chestnut tree believed to be over a thousand years old, and the last legacy of the original Delamere Forest. There are numerous traditional borders, secluded dells and woodlands to explore, not to mention uninterrupted views extending over the English countryside from the South Lawns which are breath-taking in every season.
COVID-19 INFORMATION FOR VISITORS
Currently our visits are taking a slightly different format than normal however we are delighted to open up our doors once again to private tours. Please get in touch for further information and pricing.
From early July 2020 we will once again be able to offer our cottages for short-term lets. Please contact us for further details and booking.
APRIL TO OCTOBER
Tuesdays 1pm – 5pm
Bank Holiday Mondays 1pm – 5pm
As a family home and due to the current pandemic (COVID-19) we are currently only able to welcome two guests at a time in the Hall. This is by appointment only and the cost is £20.00 per person.
Once booked we will email you to inform you of the current etiquette to visit us.
We hope to welcome you soon! And also hope to resume more regular tours, in the near future, at our usual pricing and times:
1.30pm, 2.30pm, 3.30pm
Children (10-16) £2.50
Children under 10 go for free
Free admission for Historic Houses Members
NOVEMBER TO MARCH
By appointment only – contact us
Unfortunately, as a historic property, Dorfold was not designed with wheelchair users in mind. The Hall has many stairs and the garden only a few paths. We do, however, have a disabled toilet outside the Hall by the Clocktower and a ramp which will enable access to the South Lawns.
Please do call ahead on +44 (0) 1270 625 245 to discuss your specific requirements and whether we can safely accommodate your needs.
We kindly ask you to leave the gardens as beautiful as you find them for the enjoyment of all.
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