Dovery Manor Museum, Doverhay, Porlock, Somerset, TA24 8QB. United Kingdom

Monday May 1st - Saturday 28th September 2019

150th anniversary of Lorna Doone

The museum is celebrating the 150th anniversary of the

publication of R.D. Blackmore's novel Lorna Doone. The

novel is set in the lovely Oare valley and the wild and

remote areas of Exmoor.  Since it was first published it

has never been out of print and over the years there have

been films, plays and television adaptations of the novel.

Saturday May 25th

10 00am to 12pm

Annual Coffee Morning

At the museum.

Events at Dovery Manor Museum

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Registered Charity Number 1079760

Friday July 12th


Barn Dance

The caller will be Ros Lawton.

Admission £5, includes light refreshments.

The bar will be open at 7pm.


Porlock Village Hall


Tickets are available at Spar and the Museum.

Monday May 1st 2019

Summer Opening

The museum will open for the season and will feature a

new exhibition in the Solar 'At the Centre of Things' which

will chart the history of one of the village's oldest dwellings

and the trades that sprang up around it.


Thursday, August 8th

2:30 pm

Illustrated Talk

Rosemary Gray will be speaking about her and Tim Gray's research into the history of the Cape House.

Museum Solar

Admission £2 on the door, includes tea and biscuits.

In addition to the regular exhibitions we hold fund raising, and other events throughout the year.