Fresh and Bright

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

  • Learn something New

    Ever wanted to grow your own at home? Join us for our Kitchen Gardening Study Day on the 7th May and our RHS qualified gardeners will get you started. Learn to how to sow in pots, plant out and rotate your crops in this one day course. 

  • 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 Inn at Woburn, 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 Inn at Woburn?  Set in the heart of the picturesque village of Woburn, The Inn is owned and managed by the Woburn Estate.

Events & Exhibitions

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National Gardening Week – ‘Start Something Beautiful’

In the run up to Easter, Woburn Abbey Gardens will be putting on a variety of activities for National Gardening Week.
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Come and Grow: Plant Supports and Pruning

Come along and pick up useful hints and tips from the Woburn Abbey Gardeners as they tackle seasonal gardening tasks.
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Study Day: Kitchen Gardening

Learn a variety of skills to take away and use in your own Kitchen Garden.
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Study Day: Propagation

One of our RHS qualified gardeners at Woburn Abbey Gardens will lead this Propagation Study Day.
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Woburn Abbey Garden Show 2014

Whether you are a gardening expert, handy with a trowel or never potted a plant before, all are welcome at ‘The Gardener’s Garden Show’, back for its fifth year in 2014.
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Bee Walk

Discover the importance of attracting bees to your garden and, more importantly, how to attract them.
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Introduction to Horticulture - Study Days

Let the Woburn Abbey Gardens team give you the confidence to tackle the jobs in your own garden with these four sessions.
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Study Day: Humphry Repton at Woburn Abbey

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