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Opening Times


AreaOpening Times
GardensOpen daily throughout the year from 10.00am - 4.30pm
HouseOpen 27 Mar - 31 Oct (except Mon & Sat) & Bank Holiday Mondays 12.00 - 4.00pm
TearoomThe tearoom will be open from 10.00am to 3.30pm on weekends in February, then open daily from 10.30am to 4.30pm from the 1st March.
ShopThe shop will be open from 10.00am to 4.00pm on weekends in February, then open daily from 10.00am to 5.00pm from the 1st March
Eeles PotteryThe pottery will be open between 11am and 4.30pm from Saturday 3rd March.

Admission prices


 AdultChildren (5 - 15)Members*RHS Members*
Gardens£5.00pp - February
£10.00 - March to October
Free - February
£5.00 - March to October
Free - February
Free - March to October
Free (Fridays only)
House and Gardens
Re-opens 27th March
£13.00£5.00FreeHouse Upgrade £3 (Fridays only)


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


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.


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.


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 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.