Doverhay, Porlock, Somerset, TA24 8QB. United Kingdom

Dovery Manor Museum

At the historic village of Porlock, in the Exmoor National Park, UK

Dovery Manor Museum © 2016 - All rights reserved

Registered Charity - Number1079760

Our Garden


With wonderful views to the west over the village, the garden has many  plants used in medieval times for culinary and medicinal purposes. There are old english roses and the apple trees are the scene of wassailing in January each year.

Dovery Manor Museum is a not-for-profit charitable organisation whose aim is to provide a fantastic insight to the history of this lovely Exmoor village and nearby communities.The museum is run by a group of enthusiastic volunteers.


Donations are very welcome towards the ongoing costs of the museum. If you are a UK taxpayer, please consider using the Gift Aid scheme to make your gift even more valuable.

News and Reviews

Welcome to Dovery Manor Museum

Museum News Blog (click an entry to open the full blog).

The Summer Exhibition


The 2017 exhibition 'Seas of Change'.In conjunction with The Boat Shed Museum, will carry forward the history of Porlock Weir from 1914 until 1950.The title, Seas of Change, reflects the enormous and far reaching social and technological changes of the period.,

Opening Times 2017

29th April to 30th September

Monday to Friday 10am - 5pm
Saturday 10.30am - 4pm
Closed Sunday


Free entry - But donation invited

Registered Charity

No. 1079760