Fireworks of the Garden

Welcome to the Woburn Abbey Gardens. This is an exciting time for us as we redevelop the gardens as envisaged by Humphry Repton, Sir Jeffry Wyattville, Percy Cane and Henry Holland. We hope you enjoy exploring the following pages and that it will encourage you to come and visit our gardens and watch them grow.

Andrew and Louise Bedford

  • Group Visits

    to Woburn Abbey and Gardens

    Whether you are a coach operator, school, college, or special interest group, we invite you to join us at Woburn. We can combine any tour options and tailor them for your group to ensure your visit is a day to remember.

  • your Perfect venue

    From a small intimate gathering of close friends and family, through to the most lavish of receptions, Woburn's exceptional venues will exceed your expectations. Our accommodating staff will make sure it's an unforgettable experience.

  • Staying the Night

    at The Woburn Hotel, the Estate's hotel

    There's so much to do and see at Woburn, so why not take your time and stay overnight at the comfortable Woburn Hotel?  Set in the heart of the picturesque village of Woburn, The Woburn Hotel is owned and managed by the Woburn Estate.

Events & Exhibitions

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Family Sundays: First weekend of every month

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Spend some quality family time in Woburn Abbey Gardens and let the children explore and get creative.
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Head Gardener's Guide

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Our Head Gardener will be on hand on selected dates throughout the year to provide free advice and tips on planting and propagation.
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Evening Tours - Parkland and Gardens

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New for 2016 - experience the grounds of Woburn Abbey in a whole new light on this exclusive out-of-hours tour of the parkland and gardens.
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Woburn Abbey Garden Show 2016

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Now in its 7th year, the Woburn Abbey Garden Show is an important diary date for many keen gardeners. Set against the stunning backdrop of Woburn Abbey, ‘The Gardener’s Garden Show’ offers visitors the best location of any show in the UK, taking place within the 42 acres of Abbey Gardens.
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Introduction to Garden Photography

A great opportunity to learn the basics of digital photography
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Woburn Abbey Gardens Tour and Lunch

Enjoy the splendour of the Woburn Abbey Gardens through the seasons with our 2016 private garden tours and lunches at The Sculpture Gallery.
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Bee Walk

Discover the importance of attracting bees to your garden and, more importantly, how to do so.
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Garden Safari Week

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Looking for a brand new summer holiday activity? Come along and join the fun! We are looking for bold and daring explorers to join our expedition through the Woburn Abbey Gardens, learning about plants, bugs and animals as they go. If you're aged between 7 and 12 and are looking for a week of exciting adventures - this is the place for you!
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Bat Walks

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Take an exclusive tour of the Woburn Abbey Gardens at night and learn about the nocturnal activities of the bats living in the gardens.
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Humphry Repton Study Day

Take an in-depth look at the career of Humphry Repton and what made him such a remarkable landscape gardener.
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Pruning Study Day

Explore basic pruning, pruning for shape and technical pruning skills
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Christmas Flowers with Jonathan Moseley

A masterclass in Christmas flower-arranging with floral expert, Jonathon Moseley.