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Fursdon house is one of devon’s oldest family homes offering quality holiday accommodation and house and garden tours.

Fursdon is a traditional farming estate in the heart of the Devon countryside yet only twenty minutes from the cathedral city of Exeter. The Fursdon family has lived here for over 750 years. Within the historic manor house there are two award winning self-catering holiday apartments and recently an attractive stone cottage has been restored to provide 5-star accommodation. The Park Wing, Garden Wing and Fursdon Cottage are open throughout the year for relaxing holidays and short breaks. The house, gardens and Coach Hall tea room are open for visits on publicised dates between Easter and the end of August and groups are welcome by arrangement. David and Catriona Fursdon look forward to welcoming you to their family home.

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Holiday Accommodation

Click here to enquire about our year round holiday accommodation in the private apartments or contact us on 01392 860860 or email:

House and Garden Visits

house and garden visitsHouse & Garden Visits

To find out more about seasonal day visits click here.
If you would like to bring your group to Fursdon please call 01392 860860

We invite you to spend some time visiting our historic home and garden and we hope that you will...

  • Enjoy a relaxed and informative guided tour of parts of the family home
  • Experience the evolution of a building originating over 750 years ago.
  • Hear stories about the family who have lived here since 1259.
  • See portraits and costumes of 18th Century Fursdons.
  • Stroll in the terraced and walled garden.
  • Witness some of the challenges of the 21st Century!
  • Enjoy the wonderful views across the parkland towards Dartmoor.
  • Saunter down to the Meadow Garden and see wildlife around the pond.
  • Walk to nearby Cadbury Castle - Iron Age hill fort and home of the Dragon.

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