Woburn Abbey Gardens are open all year round (three days a week in winter months), and whatever the season there is something to discover during your visit. Browse the website or follow our Gardens Team on Twitter to stay up to date with the latest seasonal highlights and changes across the gardens. 


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Summer

The summer season is the time to enjoy the flowers, bursting with colour - they are our very own garden fireworks. June also sees the highlight of our garden events calendar with the Woburn Abbey Garden Show. This event brings a whole host of nurseries, gardeners and other industry experts to Woburn, on hand to give you advice for your own green spaces. 

> Summer


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Autumn

This autumn see the changing colours of the leaves throughout our woodland areas, and discover the fruits in our Kitchen Garden. 

> Autumn


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Winter

Discover the refreshing, yet tranquil, delight of a walk through the gardens on a winter weekend. A blanket of snow creates a stunning atmosphere.  

> Winter


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Spring

Springtime arrives with fresh green shoots and buds open to reveal a burst of colour. Visit at Easter time and our Easter Egg Trail will get the whole family out and about experiencing the many varied areas of the gardens.

> Spring 

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Events & Exhibitions

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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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Woburn Abbey Gardens Tour and Lunch

Enjoy the splendour of the Woburn Abbey Gardens through the seasons with our 2017 private garden tour and lunch at The Sculpture Gallery.
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Kitchen Gardening

Learn a variety of skills to take away and use in your own Kitchen Garden.
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Celebration Flowers with Jonathan Moseley

A masterclass in wedding and celebration flower-arranging with floral expert, Jonathan Moseley.
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Parkland Tour - May

Come along on a tour around our beautiful deer park, and experience it as Humphry Repton intended.
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Woburn Abbey Garden Show 2017

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After the huge success of the 2016 Garden Show this June we are pleased to announce that tickets can now be purchased for the 8th Woburn Abbey Garden Show taking place on 24th and 25th June 2017. 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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Garden Photography (morning session)

A great opportunity to learn about digital photography and enjoy the Woburn Abbey Garden Show
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Garden Photography (afternoon session)

A great opportunity to learn about digital photography and enjoy the Woburn Abbey Garden Show
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Woburn Abbey Gardens Tour and Lunch 13th July

Enjoy the splendour of the Woburn Abbey Gardens through the seasons with our 2017 private garden tour and lunch at The Sculpture Gallery.
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A Day with Pippa Greenwood

Learn to 'grow your own' from this well-known gardening expert.
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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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Garden Safari Week - July

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Calling all Garden Explorers! Come and join us on our Garden Safari this summer holiday.
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Parkland Tour - July

Come along on a tour around our beautiful deer park, and experience it as Humphry Repton intended.
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Garden Safari Week - August

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Calling all Garden Explorers! Come and join us on our Garden Safari this summer holiday.
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Parkland Tour - August

Come along on a tour around our beautiful deer park, and experience it as Humphry Repton intended.
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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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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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Pruning Study Day

This session is designed to give you a wide range of pruning skills and enable you to get hands on with plant material to gain the confidence with your own garden maintenance.
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Christmas Flowers with Jonathan Moseley

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