Forde Abbey


Forde Abbey's 30 acres of world famous award winning gardens provide a graceful setting for the medieval abbey. Herbaceous borders flourish beside ancient walls and among magnificent trees. A spectacular bog garden with drifts of primulas in early summer. the superb rock garden, walled kitchen garden, Ionic Temple and woodland plantings enthral the visitor.

"One of the greatest gardens in the West Country.. " 
Alan Titchmarsh

Opening Times:
Garden: Daily throughout the year 10.00 - 4.30.

Entrance price: 4.50

The House: 12.00 - 4.00. 22nd March - end October. Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays Fridays and Bank Holiday Monday.

Forde Abbey
near Chard, TA20 4LU
Tel: 01460 221290
Email: [email protected] 

A Warm Welcome

 The Roper family
welcome you to Forde Abbey, their unique house surrounded
by over
30 acres of world famous gardens.