Dorfold Hall is a Jacobean country house, built in 1616 for Ralph Wilbraham. Its beautiful plaster ceilings are complemented by interesting furniture and pictures.

Sir Nikolaus Pevsner considered Dorfold to be one of the two finest Jacobean houses in Cheshire. Some of the rooms were altered in the 18th century by Samuel Wyatt, and many of the interiors retain their original plaster ceilings and oak panelling. The most outstanding is the first floor Drawing Room with its barrel vault, strapwork and pendants. The portraits reflect 400 years of continuous family ownership.

Dorfold Hall

Chester Road, Nantwich, Cheshire, CW5 8LD

01270 625245


Opening times

Apr – Oct Tuesdays and Bank Holiday Mondays, 1pm – 5pm

Tickets are available to buy online on our website:

Our Gardens are now open and the Hall itself will reopen on the 18th May.

You can by tickets online for Hall tours which helps us manage and monitor the number of visitors inside at any one point.

All measures are taken to protect both our visitors and our staff by adhering to government guidelines.

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