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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 2018 brochure, to help you plan your visit

 2018 Groups brochure

 

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. 

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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 23rd March -28th October 2018. Prices are per person for groups of 12 or more and visit must be pre-booked. The ticket price below includes entrance to Woburn Abbey and Gardens, lunch in the Duchess' Tearoom at Woburn Abbey and entrance to Bletchley Park.

  • Adults £37
  • Concessions £34
  • Children 3-15 £24
  • Disabled £26
  • Carer £26

 


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Booking Your Visit

Group bookings have the option to pre-book meals and refreshments, as well as arrange for a guided tour of the house or gardens. Admission discount cards i.e. HHA, RHS and Tesco vouchers cannot be used for a group visit entry.

Please call 01525 290333 or email lisa.weaver@woburn.co.uk to discuss your booking as prices, dates and times are subject to availability. Please also contact us to discuss any access requirements.   

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

 

2018 Duchess' Tea Room Groups Menu

Events & Exhibitions

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Humphry Repton: Art & Nature for the Duke of Bedford

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Open to the public between 23rd March and 28th October 2018, the new exhibition explores the fascinating relationship between Repton and one of his greatest clients.
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Flower Painting Study Day

Join us for a day of flower painting as we turn one of the rooms in the Historic North Court of Woburn Abbey into an art studio for the day.
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Woburn Abbey Garden Show 2018

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Now in its 9th year, the ‘Gardeners’ Garden Show’ has become an important diary date for gardening enthusiasts. Set in 42-acres of the Abbey’s beautifully landscaped gardens, the show offers unparalleled access to award-winning exhibitors and nurseries that have been handpicked by Woburn. The displays are complemented by an array of live entertainment, artisan foods, shopping, demonstrations, informative talks and gardening advice, tips and tours.
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VIP Garden Show package Saturday 23rd June

Bookings for VIP tickets are now closed, tickets for general admission to the Garden Show are still available.
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VIP Garden Show package Sunday 24th June

Bookings for VIP tickets are now closed, tickets for general admission to the Garden Show are still available.
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Rose Study Day

Studying and appreciation of roses with David Austin’s Rosarian Michael Marriott
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Twilight Parkland Tour - July

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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Carriage Tours - July

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An exciting experience back by popular demand, enjoy a tour in a private carriage around the grounds and gardens
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Open Air Theatre - The Tempest

The Lord Chamberlain’s Men, the UK’s premier all male theatre company, invite you to join them this summer for Shakespeare’s spellbinding masterpiece, The Tempest.
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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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Twilight Parkland Tour

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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Brunch with Queen Victoria

Follow in the footsteps of the Queen and her 1841 visit to Woburn Abbey. Enjoy a delicious lunch in the Duchess' Tearoom followed by an in-depth talk with time to explore the Abbey at your leisure.
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Twilight Parkland Tour - August

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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Carriage Tours - August

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An exciting experience back by popular demand, enjoy a tour in a private carriage around the grounds 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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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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Life in a Noble Household

Discover what it was like to work in a great Ducal household from the 17th to the 20th centuries.
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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

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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tri for life triathlon

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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.
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Dining Like A Duke

From the earliest times, the consumption of food has evolved from the basic requirements to survive into one of the grandest expressions of wealth and style.
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Adam Frost: Intro into Garden Design

Have you ever wondered how to approach designing your own garden, what you need to know to be a garden designer or the skills involved?
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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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NSPCC Luxury Gift Fair

The NSPCC Luxury Gift Fair is an annual event and a highlight of the Woburn calendar.
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Treasures of the Library & Afternoon Tea

Enjoy a private view of some of the treasures housed within Woburn Abbey’s extensive library collection.
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Brunch with Queen Victoria

Follow in the footsteps of the Queen and her 1841 visit to Woburn Abbey. Enjoy a delicious lunch in the Duchess' Tearoom followed by an in-depth talk with time to explore the Abbey at your leisure.
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Housekeeper's Know-how

Ever wondered what it takes to preserve and care for a great stately home and its treasures? Join us as we begin our annual ‘deep-clean’ to find out more.
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Christmas Flowers with Jonathan Moseley

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