Welcome to Forde Abbey
Forde Abbey in Dorset is a treasure in an area already known for its outstanding beauty. It is also a family home, and a living and breathing working estate.
The Gardens are open every day throughout the year from 10am. Last admission is at 4.30pm and the gardens close at 6.30pm. There will be FREE admission to the gardens every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from now until 8th December 2013, with an Honesty Box for a winter admission charge of £5 on all other days.
To book the mobility scooter or wheelchair please telephone the Gift Shop on 01460 221699. This service is available from now until 8th December 2013 every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
The House is now closed. It will re-open on 1st April 2014.
Tearoom & Gift Shop -
Special Christmas Shopping Offer: From now until Sunday 8th December, the Tearoom and Shop will be open every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The Shop will be open from 10am to 4pm, with some lovely new stock suitable as Christmas presents, and the Tearoom will be open from 11am to 3.30pm. There will be FREE admission to the gardens on these days, and an Honesty Box for a winter admission charge of £5 on all other days.