Category: News


Easter opening

We are really looking forward to opening our doors again this coming Easter Monday (1st April) when the house, garden and tea room will be open to visitors. (See our Opening Times & Prices) It ... Read More

Cadbury Castle artefacts re-displayed

The running of Fursdon is a hands-on affair which can sometimes feel overwhelming (so much to do!), and we know that bits get overlooked sometimes. This said, we are always grateful when someone po... Read More

Short Let at Fursdon Cottage

The lovely Fursdon Cottage is available as a short-let from early January until Wednesday 27th February. This cosy family and dog-friendly cottage is usually rented as a holiday cottage and is extreme... Read More

Cadbury Quiz Night

Local trivia fans are invited to assemble teams of six for the Cadbury Quiz night, taking place at Fursdon's Coach Hall on the evening of Friday 23rd February. This popular event gives University C... Read More

Conservation projects

The house might be closed over winter months, but there is plenty going on behind the scenes! One job at this time of year is to dismantle the 2023 display in Fursdon's family museum. Antique patchwo... Read More

Magical moths

We have been delighted to welcome back Jenny and Lin from the Devon Moth Group this year, who have been trapping up at Fursdon over the course of this summer. Moths are often overlooked in favour o... Read More

Autumn offer

Autumn is one of the most beautiful times of year to visit Fursdon Cottage, a time when nature's shift from summer to winter creates some of the most beautiful natural colours and light. The beauty... Read More

Happy harvest

September is our favourite month at Fursdon when the sense of peace that visitors so often comment upon becomes more palpable to those of us that live and work here! When the children return to sch... Read More

County Wildlife Sites

We are proud to announce that three areas on the Fursdon Estate have recently been recognised as County Wildlife Sites. This means that these sites are of county-level importance for wildlife habitat... Read More

Friends of Fursdon Cottage

As so many of our guests at Fursdon Cottage so kindly choose to return (sometimes several times a year!), we have decided to launch a special 'Friends of Fursdon Cottage' discount*, available to anyon... Read More