Information & Booking form for coach parties and groups.
GROUP BOOKING FOR 2013
1. GUIDED TOURS of the house are available by prior request at no extra charge and
take approximately 45 minutes- 1hr. Allow extra time for the gardens, woodland walk
to beach, lunch and cream tea. (Average visit 2½ - 3 hours inc. gardens, grounds).
If you are a special interest group please tell us so that we can arrange a tour
with either Sir Hugh or Lady Stucley, or a guide with specific knowledge. For tours
with Sir Hugh or Lady Angela Stucley there will be an extra charge; please enquire.
2. PARKING Large flat area adjacent to the house; ample parking for coaches.
3. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Please state if you have any.
4. DISABLED VISITORS will be able to view most of the main reception rooms, plus
the mediaeval basement, Exhibition Room, museum and shop, tea room etc. Entry to
the house is up some steps as it is unsuitable for a ramp. Disabled WC.
5. SCHOOL PARTIES etc. These must be properly supervised as many items in the Abbey
are easily breakable.
6. DOGS Welcome in the grounds on leads; Guide Dogs only in the house.
7. LIGHT LUNCHES AND CREAM TEAS in the Old Kitchen Tea Rooms. We would be very
grateful if you could book in advance if possible.
In order to make a full day out, combine HARTLAND ABBEY and its gardens and grounds
with HARTLAND village with its wonderful pottery, furniture makers, artists and craft
shops. The beautiful and historic St. NECTAN’S CHURCH (‘the Cathedral of North Devon’)
is very close (½ mile); guided tours with a local historian are also possible by
prior request. Please tel. Stephen Hobbs on 01237441450. HARTLAND QUAY, renowned
for its spectacular cliff scenery and rocky beach, the scene of many past shipwrecks,
is 1 mile away. THE SHIPWRECK MUSEUM at Hartland Quay is fascinating and well worth
a visit too (Tel:01237441218) or www.hartlandquay.com . There are many other attractions
within easy reach; we would be delighted to help with suggestions. World renowned
CLOVELLY is only 5 miles away.
HARTLAND ABBEY is easily accessible from M5 Junction 27 and is only 5 miles W. of
Clovelly, off the A39. SAT NAV Ref = EX39 6DT
Group Rates (over 20)
House, Gardens, Grounds
*Free entrance, tour if applicable, to Coach Drivers and Group Leaders*
Ticket includes house, gardens, beach walk, grounds, parking. **For larger groups
we are able to open at other dates and times; we may also offer a larger discount,
please enquire. Delicious light lunches and home made cream teas are provided by
our new caterers for 2013 please notify in advance. No prepayment necessary but
it would be appreciated if the group leader could collect the entry money in advance
and present it to the ticket office on arrival. Chip & Pin payment available.
If you prefer you can print off the form (or Downloadable version) and post to: The
Administrator. Hartland Abbey. Hartland, Bideford,Devon, EX39 6DT
Coach access is easy by following brown coach signs in Hartland village to avoid
main street. (SAT NAV = EX39 6DT)
Follow coach parking signs for Hartland Abbey by road junction in the valley.
Easy parking/access for discharging disabled visitors.
Alternatively ring the Administrator for detailed map +44(0)1237 441496 or 441234
Coach & Tour Operators: please enquire for seasonal rates
For pre-booking enquiries please complete a form at this LINK
Hartland Abbey welcomes tour groups, Clubs and Societies and offers discounted rates. We
would be pleased to answer your question by phone +44(0)1237 441496/441234, Email
or by filling in the enquiry form -LINK
Events for 2013
Bluebell Week 21 – 28 April
Outdoor Theatre events
Wm Stukeley Exhibition
Further events will be posted on the website -LINK
For groups the Gardens, Grounds and Tea Room opens at 11am.. House opens at 2pm
(or to suit groups schedule)