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Well worth a visit we didn’t visit the house only the grounds next time we shall do both if you are thinking of visiting this place more than once it’s worth buying a yearly pass as this will allow visits to 3other place at half...More
Force Abbey and its beautifull Gardens make a perfect day out ,it boasts the tallest water jet in the country , several feet taller than Chatsworth , I have not seen Chatsworth but this is pretty impressive , you need to work out the wind...More
Admittedly we visited on a lovely sunny day in early September and this helps but we enjoyed a super day, the gardens are wonderful the house is extremely interesting and then you have the cafe serving delicious food and drinks and let’s not forget the...More
We spent about 3/4 hours here, the weather was good, the gardens were lovely, nice to stroll around or just sit on one of several benches dotted around.
The walled garden(a working one) was really good to observe too.
The abbey was also worth a...More
We visited Forde abbey and gardens today. I’m impaired mobility and there was a hand push wheelchair as well as a motorised wheelchair available for use. I didn’t take up the offer as I was told that there are lots of seating areas around to...More
I came to visit last week whilst in the area. I had a lovely walk through the gardens, lovely bog garden and the long walk was magnificent with a variety of established shrubs and plants. The fountain was also worth waiting for.
If you are trying to contact the place to resolve a query before you visit, be advised that they have ignored all of our communications and we are no wiser as to whether they're open or not sue to contradictory information on their website. The...More
Forde Abbey has an interesting past (Cistercian abbey and stately home) and its gardens are quite pleasant. But for the steep entry fee it charges I think you should get more than you do. Yes, the rooms are interesting (though I wouldn't put it stronger...More
Steeped in history with Beautiful gardens and the highest water feature in Europe...this was a lovely way to spend half a day....Inc restaurant which was a little pricey but all in all...you should visit ..you won't be dissapointed.