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ADMISSION INFO

Opening Times


 

AreaOpening Times
Gardens15 - 22 December, the gardens will be open from 3.30pm - 6.30pm for our illuminated trail. You can buy tickets online here.

On other days in December, the gardens will be open daily from 10am - 4pm, and if the shop is closed, there will be an honesty box system at the entrance (£5 adults, £2.50 children).
HouseGround floor open from 3.30pm to 6.30pm from 15 - 22 December for the Christmas Illuminations.

The house re-opens in 2020 from 1st April - 31st October.
TearoomOpen between 3.30pm and 6.30pm from 15 - 22 December for the Christmas illuminations.

Open every weekend throughout February in 2020 (from 10.30am - 3.30pm), and opening on a daily basis once again from the 1st March (10.30am - 4.30pm).
Shop and Plant CentreOpen between 3.30pm and 6.30pm from 15 - 22 December during out week of Christmas illuminations.

Open every weekend throughout February in 2020 (10.30am - 3.30pm), and opening on a daily basis once again from the 1st March (10.30am - 4.30pm.
Eeles PotteryThe pottery is closed for December and January.

Admission prices


 

 AdultChildren (5 - 15)
Under 5 free
Forde Abbey Members & Historic Houses MembersRHS Members
Gardens in October

Gardens in November, December (excluding week of Christmas illuminations) & January

Gardens in February (weekends)

Gardens in February
(Mon - Fri, honesty box)

£10

£5


£6

£5


£5

£2.50


£2.50

£2.50


Free

Free


Free

Free


Free



Free (Fridays only)

Free


Memberships

As a member, you’ll enjoy free access to the house and gardens throughout the year (with the exception of charity events).

Groups

Groups and coaches are always welcome at Forde Abbey, where the house, gardens, tearoom, pottery exhibition, plant centre and gift shop provide enough activities for a full day out.

Dogs

Well-behaved dogs are welcome at Forde Abbey on a short lead and there is always a bowl of water for thirsty dogs at the tearoom door.

Facilities

Free parking, gift shop, plant nursery and a tearoom serving light lunches, snacks and cakes.

Membership Cards are not valid for some special events. (The list of special events may change throughout the year as new events are added to our calendar https://www.fordeabbey.co.uk/events/. If in doubt, please contact us before your visit.) Lost cards will incur a small replacement charge. We reserve the right to change the opening times without notice. The membership card can be used only by the named holder and remains the property of Forde Abbey, who reserve the right to withdraw the card at any time.

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