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Fursdon House & Garden

A characterful house with a sheltered hillside garden.

  • 4.6

  • from 40 Google reviews

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About the garden

With views across parkland to Dartmoor, Fursdon House and Garden is a beautiful and peaceful garden on a sunny Devonshire hillside. The terraced grounds, sheltered by cob walls, hedges and the house itself are a haven for pollinators, with a wonderful mix of perennial borders, herbs and roses in a variety of planting styles.

A woodland walk - filled with birdsong in the springtime - seasonal wildflowers, and pond in the meadow garden make the grounds of this historic home a perfect spot for wildlife enthusiasts and garden lovers alike. The house has been the residence of the Fursdon family since the Middle Ages and its character is beautifully framed by the more contemporary mix of gardens that surround it.

A historic tearoom is the perfect spot for a refreshments after enjoying the delights of the garden, which can be enhanced with a guided tour, or enjoyed at your own pace.

Opening times

Easter Monday to end of September Every Bank Holiday, Wednesday and Thursday, 2-5PM

Useful details

Garden area

4 Acres

Dog walking

Yes - Dogs on leads.

Cafe or restaurant

Food and drink facilities include a cafe/restaurant.


Yes - Children of all ages.

Bicycle storage

Yes - Yes - you can lock up your bike at Fursdon House and Garden.

Wheelchair access

Mostly inaccessible (some paths moderately flat and paved). Mostly grass and gravel - lighter pushchairs and some wheelchairs may find access possible.



Devon, EX5 5JS

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Google reviews

  • 4.6

  • from 40 Google reviews

Kim Lewis

a month ago


Took my Mum for a birthday treat. Beautiful gardens in an idyllic setting. The views are sensational, looking far across the Devon countryside The cream tea is generous and delicious. I love it and will definitely be going again- regularly!

angela perry

2 months ago


Went for a afternoon walk about the grounds. Plesent and relaxing. Friendly staff. I did not like the 3/4 mile road from the main road to reach Fursdon House. Some really big potholes to avoid in the narrow lane.

Sally Phillips

4 months ago


Stunning views. We just had a drink but good service. We looking forward to a return visit to explore the house & gardens.

Joyhdunne Dunne

3 years ago


Interesting house, great guided tour, small but beautiful gardens and great cream tea!! Well worth buying a season ticket for the garden £4.00 as a one off visit or £7.50 for the summer!!!!

Jeremy Edwards

3 years ago


My stay was short but truly amazing - quiet, comfortable, beautiful and I felt full of go. I was intending to stay in the Fishermans Cot where we met our fellow ex-students for a Killertonian cricket match against Bradninch. However the Cot was full and I accepted the offer from a great friend of staying at the Park Wing of the mansion. I am shocked by the beauty of the place.

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01392 860 860

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