ADMISSION INFO 2021
We are Open
Forde Abbey’s garden, plant nursery and coffee shop are now open for visits 7 days a week. There is no need to pre-book a time slot, but for ease of purchase you can either book a ticket online in advance, or pay on arrival in the shop.
As you’ll appreciate, this is a changing situation and we are following Government advice. Please ensure you check the website for any updates before you visit the gardens.
Thank you for your continued support at this challenging time.
|Gardens||Open daily, 10.30am - 5pm (Last admission 4pm).
There is no need to book a time slot. Tickets are available to buy online in advance, or in the shop on arrival. The loos will be open.
|House||Open Tuesday to Fridays, Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays. 12 noon - 3.30pm (last admission).|
|Coffee Shop||Open daily, 10.45am - 4.45pm.|
|Shop and Plant Centre||Open daily, 10.30am - 5pm.|
|Eeles Pottery||Open daily, 11.30am - 5pm.|
As a member, you’ll enjoy free access to the house and gardens during normal opening hours (with the exception of charity events).
Groups and coaches are always welcome at Forde Abbey, where the house, gardens, coffee shop, 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 coffee shop serving light lunches, snacks and cakes.
We look forward to welcoming you to the gardens in Spring 2021.
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.