Forde Abbey Gardens

Forde Abbey Gardens 2-for-1 entry

Get one free entry with one full-paying adult, with your Gardeners’ World Magazine 2-for-1 entry card. Valid at 447 gardens.

Extending to 30 acres, these historic gardens include plantings and landscaping that dates from the early 18th century. As well as a cascade of ponds and the highest powered fountain in England, there are colourful herbaceous borders, a bog garden, rock garden, topiary-lined vistas, an arboretum and a walled kitchen garden. Plenty of seating is provided throughout the gardens, encouraging you to sit, relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings.


Using your 2-for-1 card at Forde Abbey Gardens

  • One free entry with one full-paying adult
  • Single visitor discount: 50%
  • Card not valid on 27 Jul & some other charity or event days – phone or see website for details
  • Before setting off check the garden’s website or call direct, as opening details can vary and one-off restrictions may apply

Opening details:

Open all year, daily, 10am-4.30pm

Entry prices:

Adults/seniors £10, children (5-15) £5


Parking spaces
Access for disabled (partial)
Plants / produce for sale
Light refreshment
Hot food
Picnic area
Dogs allowed on leads

Key features:


Contact information:

Social networks

Chard, Somerset, TA20 4LU – Directions