Places of Interest
The details below are intended as a general guide only. For specific tour details, first check Availability and then follow the link from the Tour Description.
Forde Abbey and Gardens
A former Cistercian monastery transformed into a house in 17th century with 30 acres of gardens landscaped in 18th century.
A beautifully restored Tudor manor house surrounded by magnificent gardens.
Horn Park Gardens
Lovely gardens full of unusual trees, shrubs and plants, with outstanding views to the south coast.
A local history museum for Beaminster and the surrounding villages, with temporary and permanent exhibitions, housed in a converted Grade II listed Congregational Church
East Lambrook Manor Gardens
The Grade 1 listed garden is renowned as the premier example of the English cottage garden style and is noted for its specialist collections of snowdrops, hellebores and hardy geraniums.
The highest point on the south coast provides magnificent views on clear days.
A stunning Elizabethan mansion house set in beautiful gardens.
The abbey was once a wealthy Benedictine house and the second oldest religious foundation in Somerset. Visitors can still see the clearly laid out foundations of the abbey, parts of the richly decorated cloister walk and thatched monks’ lavatory- the only one of its kind in Britain.
Delightful formal gardens, complete with working kitchen garden and orchard.