Elegant Georgian House, build in 1790
Ideal venue for high class events, meetings and conferences
The Georgian House has been carefully refurbished. We will be hosting Anglo Japanese cultural events time to time. The Ground floor rooms are available for hire for members.
The UK’s first Japanese owned Sake Brewery
Dojima Sake Brewery is open for tours and guided tastings by appointment only. The first of its kind to be built in the UK, this stunning brewery is set in the picturesque grounds of the Fordham Abbey estate. Come for a truly unique experience which combines English heritage with Japanese culture and delicious, hand crafted sake.)
Tours restarting on 26th June 2021.
The work to build the Brewery started in Autumn 2016 and completed in May 2018.
⇧Please click the picture to see the Brewery under construction.
The Brewery & visitor Centre is designed by KPT Architects in Saffron Walden.
The Contractor is Patrick Doyle of Snailwell near Newmarket.
The Jichinsai Ceremony was held on 28th October 2016 to purify the site for the Brewery, and we prayed for the the safety of all the people involved in the construction. The Ceremony was conducted by the Japanese priests. pictures of the event >>
The VIP Reception was held on 14th September to celebrate the opening of the Brewery. To see the pictures of the event click here >>
The Cambridge Cellar
Members bottles of Sake, called ‘Cambridge’ are stored in this cellar to mature for minimum of 3 years.
The Pottery Workshop
A Pottery workshop with a Japanese room in the Japanese garden for two renowned Japanese Potters
Morimitsu Hosokawa /
Masatake Fukumori http://doraku-gama.com/
Japanese Cafe Restaurant
Farmer’s Market & Craft area