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

  • The Gardener's Garden Show

    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'. This annual event on the Woburn Abbey calendar is back for its fifth year on the 21st and 22nd June 2014.

  • 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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Bee Walk

Discover the importance of attracting bees to your garden and, more importantly, how to attract them.
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Come and Grow: Pruning and Propagating Herbs

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Come along and pick up useful hints and tips from the Woburn Abbey Gardeners as they tackle seasonal gardening tasks.
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Come and Grow: Lawn Care, Pruning and Composting

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Pick up useful advice from the Woburn Abbey Gardeners as they take on seasonal projects.
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Introduction to Horticulture - Study Days

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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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Come and Grow: Bulb and Tree Planting

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This month the Woburn Abbey Gardeners will be demonstrating bulb and tree planting.
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Autumn Garden Lunch and Tour

The Sculpture Gallery provides a stunning setting for our Autumn 2014 garden lunch, followed by a private guided tour of the Woburn Abbey Gardens.
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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.
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Come and Grow: Herbaceous Borders and Turf

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Come along and pick up useful hints and tips from the Woburn Abbey Gardeners as they tackle seasonal gardening tasks.
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Come and Grow: Pruning Fruit Tress and Double Digging

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Woburn Abbey Gardeners are on hand to discuss and demonstrate gardening skills at this month's Come and Grow.
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Woburn Abbey Garden Show 2015

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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 sixth year in 2015.