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. 

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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. 

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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.  

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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.

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Events & Exhibitions

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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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Autumn Gardening Skills

This session is designed to give you a range of horticultural skills and enable you to get hands on with plant material to gain the confidence with your own garden maintenance. The perfect introduction if you are not sure where, when or how to get started in your own garden.
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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.
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Woburn Abbey Garden Show 2018

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After the huge success of the 2017 Garden Show this June we are pleased to announce that tickets can now be purchased for the 9th Woburn Abbey Garden Show taking place on 23rd and 24th June 2018. Set against the stunning backdrop of Woburn Abbey, ‘The Gardener’s Garden Show’ offers visitors one of the best location of any show in the UK, taking place within the 42 acres of Abbey Gardens.