Group visits


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Visits For Groups

Groups of 12 or more visitors can get discounted entry to Woburn Abbey and Gardens when booked in advance. Whether you're interested in beautiful stately homes, art, history or gardens, there is something for everyone in your party to enjoy.

Our knowledgeable staff will ensure you have a great day out, with guided tours available on request. Enjoy refreshments in The Duchess' Tearoom and then browse our shop for that special souvenir of your visit. 

We offer free admission for a pre-visit recce for group organisers, as well as a number of other benefits. Please enquire for more information or join us for one of our familiarisation days for Group Organisers.  

Download the brochure you need to help plan your visit  2016 Groups brochure 2017 Groups brochure


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Guided Tours

You can purchase a Souvenir Guide and tour the Abbey and Gardens in your own time, or pre-book a guided tour to get an entirely new perspective on the experience.

There are a wide range of tours available across the Abbey, Gardens and Safari Park and the specific content can be tailored to your group. 

> Have A Guided Tour

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Woburn Abbey & Bletchley Park Joint Offer

Our historic partnership is being celebrated with a joint offer for groups. Pre-booked groups can now visit both Woburn Abbey and Gardens and Bletchley Park including lunch. Start your visit at the historic home of the Duke of Bedford where WWII WRNs (Women's Royal Naval Service) were bulleted for their vital war work at Bletchley, before moving onto the home of the Codebreakers.

Enjoy a morning visit with lunch at Woburn Abbey before travelling to Bletchley Park.

This offer is available between 1st April-30th October 2016. Prices are per person for groups of 12 or more and visit must be pre-booked

  • Adults £32
  • Concessions £29
  • Children 3-15 £20
  • Disabled £22
  • Carer £22

> Find Out More 

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Booking Your Visit

Group bookings have the option to pre-book meals and refreshments at discounted prices, as well as arrange for a guided tour of the house or gardens. Woburn Abbey and Gardens are closed to the general public on weekdays during the winter months but we still cater for group bookings every day of the week and catering can be provided at the Estate's hotel. 

Please call 01525 290333 or email us using the link below to discuss your booking as prices, dates and times are subject to availability. Please also contact us to discuss any access requirements and the admission rates for visitors with disabilities and their carers.   

Joint 'Experience' tickets are available which are valid for entry to both Woburn Abbey and Gardens and Woburn Safari Park. With so much to see and do, plan a two-day visit and stay over night at The Estate's hotel

> Enquire About Group Visits

> Download Duchess' Tea Room Groups Menu

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Events & Exhibitions

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Oakley House Doll's House

New for 2016, visitors to Woburn Abbey can now peek behind the curtains of a wonderful, historic doll’s house. Beautifully furnished and skilfully made by members of the Russell family at the beginning of the 20th century.
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Bee Walk

Discover the importance of attracting bees to your garden and, more importantly, how to do so.
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Garden Safari Week

Calling all Garden Explorers! Come and join us on our Garden Safari this summer holiday.
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Summer of Sports Trails

Celebrate a summer of sports with us at Woburn Abbey and Gardens. We have delved into our archives and created interesting displays of historic sporting items and photographs related to Woburn Abbey and the Russell family.
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Family Sundays: First weekend of every month

Spend some quality family time in Woburn Abbey Gardens and let the children explore and get creative.
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Evening Tours - Parkland and Gardens

New for 2016 - experience the grounds of Woburn Abbey in a whole new light on this exclusive out-of-hours tour of the parkland and gardens.
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Bat Walks

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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Head Gardener's Guide

Our Head Gardener will be on hand on selected dates throughout the year to provide free advice and tips on planting and propagation.
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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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tri for life triathlon

tri for life presents The Woburn Abbey Triathlon. One of the UK’s most loved triathlons, it has become famed for its iconic venue and unrivalled family experience. Highlights of the event include stunning views of The Abbey and deer park, great event village and the closed road cycle route through the picturesque roads surrounding Woburn.
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Pruning Study Day

Explore basic pruning, pruning for shape and technical pruning skills
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Vivaldi's Four Seasons by Candlelight

We are delighted to welcome the Altamira Chamber Orchestra to The Sculpture Gallery in the grounds of Woburn Abbey to perform Vivaldi's Four Seasons by Candlelight, directed by Mr Robert Atchison.
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Off Road Deer Park Tour

Join the Deer Keepers for a 1.5 hour tour of the Woburn Abbey Deer Park where you will able to get up close to the beautiful deer.
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NSPCC Luxury Gift Fair

The NSPCC Luxury Gift Fair is an annual event and a highlight of the Woburn calendar. Browse over 50 stalls of inspiring gift ideas beautifully displayed in the Woburn Sculpture Gallery. All proceeds from the event tickets will go to the NSPCC.
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NSPCC Luxury Gift Fair Evening Champagne Reception

This exclusive Evening Champagne Reception will be hosted by Her Grace, The Duchess of Bedford. Browse over 50 stalls of inspiring gift ideas whilst enjoying a glass of Champagne and canapés. All proceeds from the event tickets will go to the NSPCC.
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Christmas Flowers with Jonathan Moseley

A masterclass in Christmas flower-arranging with floral expert, Jonathon Moseley.
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A Touch of West End

Woburn's Sculpture Gallery is delighted to welcome back A Touch of West End this December for a fabulous evening of fine dining and musical entertainment.
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Woburn Abbey Garden Show 2017

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.