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St James the Less Church, Court Lane

St James the Less Church, Court Lane, Dorney, Windsor SL4 6QP View on map

This historic church dates from the 12th Century and has been the local parish church since that time. The church retains many features from the past including a West Gallery and a family pew. The tower was added in Tudor times and the porch in the 17th Century

Opening Arrangements

May Banks Holiday weekends (Sunday and Monday). 11am - 5pm - 25th July until 31st August Specific days throughout the year can be found on the church website when the church tower is open to <8 year-olds when accompanied by an adult. Visits can also be arranged by contacting the incumbent, giving at least 3 weeks notice.


Situated between Dorney Court and Dorney Lake Exit M4 at Junction 7, follow slip road to roundabout. Turn left on to A4 towards Maidenhead. Pass one set of traffic lights, after 500m turn left at the roundabout onto B3026 towards Dorney and Eton. Pass over M4 into village. On a sharp left-hand bend, turn right signposted Dorney Reach. After 300m the short road to the church is on the left. Taplow is 2 miles. Redline Bus Routes 63 2 68 run Tuesdays and Fridays only.

Parking Spaces


Limited parking is also available on the lane leading to the church and in Court Lane

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: No
  • Assistance dogs: Yes