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Hospiscare Day

We are delighted to open our gardens once again in aid of Hospiscare as part of a charity afternoon at Fursdon on Wednesday 26th July, 2-5pm. This excellent local charity has been supporting people... Read More

Meadows Day

Species-rich grassland has been reduced in the UK by 97% in the last 50 years and losses are continuing.  Such areas are often abundant with insects and can be very important for birds and bats. We ... 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

Discount on Fursdon Cottage

Did you know that dogs love coming to Fursdon as much as their owners? Luckily, Fursdon Cottage is perfectly equipped to accommodate them, with a huge utility room, a cosy log burner, and enclosed and... Read More

111 year old pancake

Did you know that over 100 years ago, on Shrove Tuesday, a 17-year-old George Fursdon won the annual pancake 'Grease' at Westminster School in London?  Held in the School Hall on Shrove Tuesdays sinc... Read More

Winter jobs

Winter is a quieter time at Fursdon (or that's the idea anyway) when the house, garden and tea-room are closed and we can concentrate on the ongoing schedule of maintenance, conservation and repair th... Read More

Hospiscare Day

Once again, we are delighted to open our gardens in aid of Hospiscare as part of a charity afternoon at Fursdon on Wednesday 28th July. This wonderful local charity has been supporting people with lif... Read More

Easter Opening

Spring has broken through at Fursdon these last few weeks with extended daylight hours, some much-needed sunshine and the daffodils providing their annual early spring cheer. Alongside this, there's p... Read More

What’s new in this year’s garden?

Whatever is going on in the world, work never stops in the Fursdon garden and we are very much looking forward to re-opening (fingers crossed) on Easter Monday. Here are just a few of the things to lo... Read More