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Opening Times


AreaOpening Times
GardensOpen daily from 10.00am to 5.30pm with last admission an hour before closing time
HouseOpen on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday, and Bank holiday Mondays, from 12 noon until 4pm, from 31st March until 31st October
TearoomOpen daily between 10.30am and 4.30pm
Shop and Plant CentreOpen daily from 10.00am to 5.00pm
Eeles PotteryOpen daily from 11.00am to 4.30pm

Admission prices


 AdultChildren (5 - 15)Forde Abbey Members & Historic Houses MembersRHS Members
Gardens£10£5 (Under 5, free)FreeFree (Fridays only)
House and Gardens
£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.

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