Forde Abbey House & Gardens are now closed until further notice.
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Opening Times


AreaOpening Times
GardensThe gardens are open daily from 10am - 4pm.
HouseThe house will be closed until the end of May. As this is a changing situation and we are following Government advice, please keep checking our website for updated information.
TearoomOpen daily from 10.30am - 4.30pm.
Shop and Plant CentreOpen daily from 10am - 5pm.
Eeles PotteryOpen daily from 11am.

Admission prices


 AdultChildren (5 - 15)
Under 5 free
Forde Abbey
& HH Members
RHS Members
Gardens from 2nd March

£12.50£5FreeFree (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.


Forde Abbey House and Gardens has been monitoring closely the advice from the Government regarding coronavirus (COVID-19) and will continue to remain open to visitors. 

The health and safety of our visitors and staff are our number one priority and as such as would ask people to follow NHS guidelines regarding regular hand washing and hygiene practices.

If the World Health Organization and/or the UK Government issue new guidance and advice, we will review the information immediately and update our website accordingly.

In the meanwhile, please enjoy the fresh air and open space of the gardens and all that Spring has to offer.

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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