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Forde Abbey House Tour and Garden visit

Forde Abbey - The Saloon Forde Abbey - The Saloon

5th July 2018

Forde Abbey

The Abbey with its rich and varied history spanning 900 years. Walk in the actual footsteps of the Cistercian Monks. Thirty acres of award-winning gardens, a walled garden, bog garden, park garden, rock garden and spiral garden.

Dorset CPRE invites you and your family, friends and neighbours to Forde Abbey House Tour and Garden visit on 5th July, Forde Abbey, Chard, Somerset, TA20 4LU, meet before 10.45 am. House tour starts at 11.00 am. See below article on 'The Wonders of Forde Abbey' and copy of booking form.

Members from our Devon and Somerset branch are also very welcome.
 
£15.00 per adult includes entry & Guided Tour of House, and Garden Visit, welcome drink and 1 raffle ticket for Local Food & Drink Hamper.
 
Attractions:
  • The Abbey with its rich and varied history spanning 900 years
  • Walk in the actual footsteps of the Cistercian Monks
  • Explore the exquisite interior featured in the recent Hollywood adaptation of ‘Far From the Madding Crowd’
  • Thirty acres of award-winning gardens, a walled garden, bog garden, park garden, rock garden and spiral garden
  • Highest powered fountain in the country
  • Explore the giant-sized labyrinth in the arboretum
  • The Abbey Plant Nursery
  • The Eeles Family Potter 

Refreshments & light lunches available to buy in The Undercroft Tearoom.

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