Coronavirus and Farringford March 2021

In light of government advice on COVID-19, we have decided that the house will be closed until further notice. The garden and grounds will re open on May 19th 2021.

March 2021 Update: In light of recent government advice for containing COVID-19, we have decided with regret that the house will remain closed to visitors until further notice. All bookings for guided tours have been cancelled to protect the health of our tour guides, visitors and community. 

The Gardens & Parkland will re open on May 19th 2021 following Government Guidelines.

We are very sorry not to be able to welcome you to the House this season but very much look forward to sharing the Garden and Parkland with you.  

We will continue to keep in touch with inspiring content via our website, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Please do contact us with any queries at contact@farringford.co.uk or call us: 01983 752500.

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