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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 or 2019 brochure, to help you plan your visit

 2018 Groups brochure

 2019 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 billeted 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 visits 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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Summer Holiday Children's Activities

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There's plenty to keep younger visitors entertained at Woburn Abbey during the summer holidays, two trails, crafts and games!
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National Afternoon Tea Week

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Renowned speaker Gillian Perry will talk you through the social history of Afternoon Tea. This English custom was popularised by the 7th Duchess of Bedford, Anna Maria at Woburn Abbey.
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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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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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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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Woburn Abbey triathlon

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Now in its eleventh year, the Woburn Abbey Triathlon - organised by registered charity tri for life, and delivery partner, Human Race events - has raised over £2.4m for its charity partners.
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Woburn Abbey Honey Festival

Join us in a celebration of everything honey, set against the stunning backdrop of Woburn Abbey and Gardens.
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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

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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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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Off Road Deer Park Tours

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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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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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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? While we’re closed for the winter, our housekeeping team invites you behind-the-scenes for an exclusive glimpse into what it takes to complete Woburn Abbey’s annual ‘deep-clean’
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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.