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Life in a Noble Household

Life in a Noble Household

Discover what it was like to work in a great Ducal household from the 17th to the 20th centuries.
National Afternoon Tea Week

National Afternoon Tea Week

Renowned speaker Gillian Perry will talk you through the social history of Afternoon Tea. This English custom was popularised by the 7th Duchess of Bedford, Anna Maria at Woburn Abbey.
Brunch with Queen Victoria

Brunch with Queen Victoria

Follow in the footsteps of the Queen and her 1841 visit to Woburn Abbey. Enjoy a delicious lunch in the Duchess' Tearoom followed by an in-depth talk with time to explore the Abbey at your leisure.
Housekeeper's Know-how

Housekeeper's Know-how

Ever wondered what it takes to preserve and care for a great stately home and its treasures? While we’re closed for the winter, our housekeeping team invites you behind-the-scenes for an exclusive glimpse into what it takes to complete Woburn Abbey’s annual ‘deep-clean’
Treasures of the Library & Afternoon Tea

Treasures of the Library & Afternoon Tea

Enjoy a private view of some of the treasures housed within Woburn Abbey’s extensive library collection.
Dining Like A Duke

Dining Like A Duke

From the earliest times, the consumption of food has evolved from the basic requirements to survive into one of the grandest expressions of wealth and style.
Terrarium Workshop

Terrarium Workshop

Bedford Estates Head Gardener, Tom Abbott will show you how to create a terrarium which you will then get to take home.
Treasury of Trees Walking Tour

Treasury of Trees Walking Tour

Join us for a guided walk in our Quercetum and Pinetum areas of the gardens to discover our treasury of trees.
Bat Walk

Bat Walk

Take an exclusive tour of the Woburn Abbey Gardens at night and learn about the nocturnal activities of the bats living in the gardens.
Christmas Flowers with Jonathan Moseley

Christmas Flowers with Jonathan Moseley

A masterclass in Christmas flower-arranging with floral expert, Jonathan Moseley.
Bat Walk

Bat Walk

Take an exclusive tour of the Woburn Abbey Gardens at night and learn about the nocturnal activities of the bats living in the gardens.
Bat Walk

Bat Walk

Take an exclusive tour of the Woburn Abbey Gardens at night and learn about the nocturnal activities of the bats living in the gardens.
Bat Walk

Bat Walk

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Adam Frost: Intro into Garden Design

Adam Frost: Intro into Garden Design

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Woburn Abbey Garden Show 2019

Woburn Abbey Garden Show 2019

Early Bird rates can now be booked on-line for the Gardeners' Garden Show.
Woburn Abbey triathlon

Woburn Abbey triathlon

Now in its eleventh year, the Woburn Abbey Triathlon - organised by registered charity tri for life, and delivery partner, Human Race events - has raised over £2.4m for its charity partners.
NSPCC Luxury Gift Fair

NSPCC Luxury Gift Fair

The NSPCC Luxury Gift Fair is an annual event and a highlight of the Woburn calendar.
NSPCC Luxury Gift Fair Evening Champagne Reception

NSPCC Luxury Gift Fair Evening Champagne Reception

This exclusive Evening Champagne Reception will be hosted by Her Grace, The Duchess of Bedford. Browse over 50 stalls of inspiring gift ideas whilst enjoying a glass of Champagne and canapés. All proceeds from the event tickets will go to the NSPCC.
Woburn Abbey Honey Festival

Woburn Abbey Honey Festival

Join us in a celebration of everything honey, set against the stunning backdrop of Woburn Abbey and Gardens.
Off Road Deer Park Tours

Off Road Deer Park Tours

Join the Deer Keepers for a 1.5 hour tour of the Woburn Abbey Deer Park where you will able to get up close to the beautiful deer.
Humphry Repton: Art & Nature for the Duke of Bedford

Humphry Repton: Art & Nature for the Duke of Bedford

Open to the public between 23rd March and 28th October 2018, the new exhibition explores the fascinating relationship between Repton and one of his greatest clients.
Summer Holiday Children's Activities

Summer Holiday Children's Activities

There's plenty to keep younger visitors entertained at Woburn Abbey during the summer holidays, two trails, crafts and games!

Explore The Estate

The Abbey

The Abbey

Step inside the family home of the Duke and Duchess of Bedford and explore nearly 500 years of one family's history. There are 24 rooms to explore, each with its own story to tell. Discover a unique art collection, a treasury of silver, porcelain and fine English and French furniture.

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The Gardens

The Gardens

Stroll through 28 acres of award-winning, beautiful, historic gardens. When the 6th Duke inherited Woburn he commissioned Humphry Repton, the famous landscape gardener, to produce designs to improve the gardens and park. Now over 200 years later, enjoy the most realised Repton landscape.

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The Deer Park

The Deer Park

A visit to Woburn Abbey includes the spectacular drive through the extensive deer park. There are 9 species to spot as you drive through the Repton designed landscape.

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