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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

This is our 29th visit to this wonderful place. I was brought here by my parents 29 years ago and now I visit with my children every October. The accommodation is fantastic. We normally stay in the main house (we've used the Park Wing and the Garden Wing) however for the last couple of years we've been in the Cottage... More 

Thank Woodbridge32
Catriona F, Owner at Fursdon House, responded to this review

We love having you all at Fursdon! It is rather humbling that you all want to come back with your little ones. Keep coming.....doing the walks, having quality family time and drinking lots of red wine by the log fire in the evenings! Next year the big 30th year? More 

Fife, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We stayed at the cottage on the estate with our 3 month old baby and our dog. We had a fantastic time. The cottage is fabulously equipped with everything we needed (washing machine and tumble drier especially needed with the 3-month old!) for our holiday. The views from the cottage and especially the top of the garden are great. Having... More 

Thank Richard_fife
Catriona F, Owner at Fursdon House, responded to this review

It sounds as though you had a thoroughly good time! You are more than welcome to come back. Not a dog hair in sight after you left - thank you - this is greatly appreciated by us. More 

Tiverton, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

This was my second visit to Fursdon House and I still haven't seen everything. Our local art group organised a sketching day so I spent a lovely afternoon wandering around in order to decide upon my subject. I was spoiled for choice! The views are stunning, the gardens beautiful, and it's so lovely simply to sit on a lawn and... More 

Thank LifeSparkle
Catriona F, Owner at Fursdon House, responded to this review

I would love to see some of the art work that was produced on this day!! It's rewarding for us - the Fursdon family - to know that others can enjoy the peace and quiet here. Don't forget that we offer season tickets for the garden and tearooms- contact us if you live near enough to take advantage of this... More 

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16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We stayed in the Garden Room. This accommodation had 3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms and the most beautiful lounge. The kitchen was as well stocked as it could have been (I kid you not) There was even home made cakes left out for our arrival (many thanks) Our Grandchildren loved looking out the windows and counting the cows in the distance... More 

Thank TinaEvesham
Catriona F, Owner at Fursdon House, responded to this review

Hello - thank you for your review. You were staying in the Park Wing btw! I love the views from that room too - so I have lots in common with your grandchildren. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Just home from a long weekend in Fursdon house! We stayed in the cottage on the estate and was such a wonderful experience! Loads of space in the cottage, large kitchen/sitting room, Tv snug and very large utility room! Wooden stair gate that folds back into wall when not needed! Travel cot and high chair provided! Lovely soft towels and... More 

Thank GuildfordMomma
Catriona F, Owner at Fursdon House, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed the cottage and all that it offers. I have read your comments about recycling and we now have some separate containers at the cottage to make the sorting easier. We take recycling seriously so anything to make it easier is good! More 

Gloucester, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We came for a much needed relaxing weekend with a couple of family members and stayed in the Park Wing. As my title says, it is simply stunning. The views were amazing from the front room and the wing had everything you could need, a home from home. The gardens are very impressive and there are some lovely walks around... More 

Thank Emily K
Bristol, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016

We visited Fursdon, at the end of June. The property has been the home of the Fursdon Family, for more than 750 years ! It is easily found off the A3072 Tiverton to Crediton road. Good parking. Under 18`s are free ! ! The views from the front of the house are stunning. House is by guided tour and our... More 

Thank Bristolalderman
Catriona F, Owner at Fursdon House, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely enthusiastic review! I hope you will be able to come back one day and visit us again. More 

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660 reviews
61 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 359 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016

My wife and I had recently rejoined HHA (£75....visited 25 properties last year) and we decided to visit Powdeham Castle first as it is open in the morning and then Fursdon which had allocated tours of 2.30 and 3.30. The guided tour by Charles was informative and interesting and lasted approx 60 mins. The selection of cakes ( scones/jam/cream plus... More 

Thank busterSolihull
Exeter, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Historic house (in the same family for over 700 years) with beautiful gardens and amazing views across Devon countryside. Dartmoor can be seen on the horizon. The wild flower meadows are full of orchids (southern marsh orchid), buttercups, ragged robin,etc. and a multitude of species of grasses. The cream teas(and cakes) in the coach house are delicious.

Thank Jfspivey
Catriona F, Owner at Fursdon House, responded to this review

Our special Devon Meadow Day generated lots of interest - it was lovely for us to be able to share our wild flower meadows with other people. We hope to take seed from these fields to scatter elsewhere to extend the wildflowers that are native to our area. Good to hear that you enjoyed some refreshment in the tea room! More 

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119 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

You will not be sorry if you take the trouble to go to this house and gardens. The house is viewed by a guide and must say that it was very, very good indeed. It really was a very pleasant visit which included some spectacular and pleasant gardens followed of course by a visit to a friendly tea room. Well... More 

Thank Tony B
Catriona F, Owner at Fursdon House, responded to this review

Great to hear that you enjoyed the house tour and also the garden - and the views from Fursdon. Thanks for taking the trouble to write a review! More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Two stylish apartments in an historic manor house (rated 4 star with Gold Award by Visit England) and a former gardener's cottage rated 5 star.Fursdon, in the heart of Devon, has been the historic home of the Fursdon family for more than 750 years. We invite you to stay in our very special self-catering accommodation set in a 750 acre traditional country estate in some of the most glorious countryside in Devon. The Park Wing sleeps six and has elegant and spacious rooms overlooking the parkland and beyond as far as Dartmoor. The cosy Garden Wing is perfect for 2 or 3 with one very large bedroom and a small one. It opens out into the lovely walled garden from the panelled sitting room.A short walk from the manor house, Fursdon Cottage is a detached stone cottage with its own garden and views of the Exe valley. It has recently been completely renovated to a 5-star standard and provides stylish and characterful accommodation. It sleeps up to six and you can bring the dog too.Logs from the estate are provided for open fires and the shelves are stacked with good books. Comfy sofas and window seats with fabulous views complete the picture of relaxation. You are welcome to wander in the beautiful gardens and walk across the estate to admire its ancient woodland and scenic views. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fursdon House

Address: Fursdon House Fursdon | Cadbury, Exeter EX5 5JS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Exeter
Price Range: £70 - £163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Fursdon House 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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Fursdon House Exeter, Devon
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“Stay in the Park Wing, this definitely has the best views.”
 of 5 bubbles bubbleg1984, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Garden Wing best access to gardens, Park Wing has best views and big living room. The cottage has it's own garden and is dog friendly.”
 of 5 bubbles Deelondonswlondon, 3 Sep 2013 | Read review
“The Garden Wing has direct access to the garden.”
 of 5 bubbles does1976, 16 Jun 2013 | Read review
“Always take advantage of the tour - and take a chance to use the tea room too!”
 of 5 bubbles AdrianB69, 2 Sep 2012 | Read review
“The Park Wing has the extensive views, an especially comfortable sitting room, but its bathrooms are slightly less good (in terms of water pressure) than The Garden Wing. The Garden Wing only looks over the terraced garden behind the house, though I love this too, and the bath and shower pressure is excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles sanchiabarlow, 28 Nov 2011 | Read review
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