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. We are also ideally located for those attending courses at River Cottage or Axminster Tools.
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.
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.
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.
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, pheasants, wrens, deer, foxes, kingfishers and brown trout to name a few. Our exposed stone lobby wall reveals ancient graffiti.
Feel free to call us on:
(please allow plenty of time for us to answer the phone as a large property)
Sue & Jeff
or simply use our contact form which goes direct to our email.