Seasonal Grounds Visiting



Open seasonally, our landscaped 400 acres of grounds... 

offer walks around our flat, tarmacked 3-mile loop of the rowing course, suitable for wheelchairs and buggies.


Open from September through to March, our grounds consist of 400 acres of Arboretum, meadows, nature reserve, and 2,200-metre rowing course. 

The 3-mile flat, tarmacked loop around Dorney Lake's rowing course is suitable for wheelchairs & buggies. 




This Months Opening Times


Our grounds are open seasonally for visiting and leisure activities from September through to March, so are now briefly closed for the summer season.

We look forward to welcoming guests back later in the year to explore our grounds in all its spectacular Autumn colour.



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Site rules

For the enjoyment and safety of all visitors and users of our venue and grounds, please be reminded of our site rules.


· Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times. This is imperative to prevent a collision hazard with other members of the public, rowing & canoeing coaches on bicycles, vehicles moving around site and other venue users.  

. Always clean up after your dog and use the waste bins provided. Also, please can you take your litter home with you.

· For your own safety pedestrians must not use the Main Access Road between the security barriers at the main entrance and the Boathouse. This is in use 24/7 for vehicles/delivery lorries/rowing trailers traveling at speed.

· Cycle training (speeds exceeding 10mph), training in peloton/groups and speed skating around site is prohibited. Strictly no cycling in front of the boathouse.

. Please keep to the middle path around the lake to avoid collision with rowing & canoe training as the paths closest to the water are designated for rowing & canoe coaches on bicycles.

· No swimming, paddling, jumping, diving or fishing is permitted. Also, no BBQ’s or fires are permitted.

· Please park in designated areas only, and if the car park is full please can we ask that you return on another day. Do not park on local roads including Court Lane or Marsh Lane.

· Please keep young children under close supervision at all times, especially around open water.

· We ask that our staff are treated with courtesy and respect. Any aggressive or violent behavior towards our staff or any member of the public within our site will not be tolerated under any circumstances.


Car Parking 

Our Arboretum Car Park is now closed for the Summer Season. 


If you are attending an event, please contact the event organiser for specific parking instructions.






Meetings & Away Days

With space to think, create and engage with your team away from the office in our lakeside meeting spaces. 



Nestled in the heart of beautiful Berkshire Countryside, surrounded by 400 acres of stunning parkland with our world-famous rowing course stretching out in front of you, what better place to celebrate enjoying fine cuisine and outstanding service.

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