Fordwater B&B

Welcome to the NEW WEBSITE for Fordwater Bed and Breakfast.  Fordwater B&B is a charming thatched guesthouse within easy reach of popular South Coast  resorts in East Devon and West Dorset. Whether visiting the Jurassic Coast or Lyme Regis, Fordwater is an ideal touring base with ample free off road parking and easy access to Axminster, Chard and beyond.

About Us Fordwater

Our 16th century Grade II listed farmhouse is ideally located in farmland between Chard and Axminster. Within easy access to the Blackdown Hills to the north and Jurassic coastal resorts of Seaton, Lyme Regis, Charmouth, and Beer to the South. Further West are Sidmouth and Exmouth.



Rooms & Rates

We have 5 double B&B rooms available, 4 en-suite and one with sole use of a bathroom with shower and separate bath.


All have flatscreen TV's with Freeview, hospitality trays, hairdryers and quality bedding.

Free wi-fi usually in all rooms and public areas.



How to find us

Nestled within 11 acres of open fields in South East Devon we are just south of Tytherleigh on the A358 Chard Road heading towards Axminster.


Easy access via road (M5/A303) /rail (Axminster) and Exeter airport. A car however is recommended.



Ancient wall

Guests at Fordwater can enjoy navigating undulating floors and walls, stroll in 11 acres of countryside following the old Roman Road route of the Fosse Way as it crosses the River Kit. There is an abundance of wildlife, nesting barn owls, wrens, deer, foxes, kingfishers and brown trout to name a few.  Our exposed stone lobby wall reveals ancient graffiti.

Contact and reservations

Fordwater B&B

Chard Road


EX13 7BB

To make  reservation

Feel free to call us on:

01460 220505



(please allow plenty of time for us to answer the phone as a large property)


or simply use our contact form.

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