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 

Events & Exhibitions

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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.
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Bat Walk

This event has now sold out but we have more dates available.
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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.
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Terrarium Workshop

Bedford Estates Head Gardener, Tom Abbott will show you how to create a terrarium which you will then get to take home.
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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.
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Adam Frost: Intro into Garden Design

This event has now sold out - please check back at a later date as we are planning similar events to this in the future.
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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.
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Christmas Flowers with Jonathan Moseley

A masterclass in Christmas flower-arranging with floral expert, Jonathan Moseley.
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Woburn Abbey Garden Show 2019

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