Summer

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The Fireworks of The Garden

Woburn Abbey Gardens come alive in the summer. The herbaceous borders are known as “the fireworks of the garden” with all their colour. Take a wonder along the Long Borders and take in the beautiful colours and smells from a variety of blooms. Spot some of the bees and butterflies who are particularly attracted to this part of the gardens at this time of year.

 


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Pack A Picnic

Summer is the perfect season to come prepared with a picnic to enjoy at one of the many benches around the gardens. Or why not call in at The Duchess' Tea Room and enjoy your refreshments on their terrace? 

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Flowers In Bloom

This is the season when so many of our flowering plants are blooming. See the flowers photographed here and many more when you explore the gardens in Summer. 

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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.