Our Connections

Woburn Abbey and Gardens is proud to have affiliations and connections with a variety of organisations from all over the UK. Find out more about our RHS Partner Garden status or browse below to discover the Treasure Houses, Classic British Hotels and more. 


The Treasure Houses of England

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Woburn Abbey and Gardens is a member of The Treasure Houses of England. Treasure Houses represent ten of the finest historic houses in England. Most are still lived in, and loved, by the families who have owned them for generations. All of the houses are open for your enjoyment, and are home to major collections of fine arts and antique furnishings and surrounded by beautiful parklands and gardens. The ten houses:

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  • Blenheim Palace
  • Burghley House
  • Castle Howard
  • Chatsworth
  • Harewood House
  • Holkham Hall
  • Leeds Castle
  • Hatfield House
  • Woburn Abbey

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Classic British Hotels

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Woburn Abbey and the Treasure Houses of England, a collection of England’s finest historic houses, palaces, castles and gardens, are delighted to introduce our exclusive hotel partner – Classic British Hotels. Experience over 90 quality independent hotels, mainly 4 star, throughout Great Britain and Northern Ireland, each with its own distinct character and style. Visit Classic British Hotels and discover...

  • Exclusive Treasure Houses packages for Woburn Abbey with tickets included
  • Superior quality hotel accommodation
  • Award-winning dining featuring fresh, local ingredients
  • Luxury spa experiences at top spa hotels
  • Health clubs with indoor pools & hi-tech gymnasiums
  • Championship golf courses at top golfing hotels

With many hotels near Woburn Abbey including The Woburn Hotel, a charming, historic hotel that is also part of the Duke of Bedford’s Estates. For exclusive offers and to discover England’s Finest with the Treasure Houses of England and Classic British Hotels visit:

www.ClassicBritishHotels.com/THE

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Other Connections

Rockery Pavillion - Summer

Here at Woburn Abbey and Gardens we have close connections with several other local and national organisations. We are a member of the Historic Houses Association and offer a discount to members of English Heritage and the Royal Horticultural Society. You can find out more about discounted entry by taking a look at our ticket types

We're also delighted to be featured by Dacorum Look No Further as one of the leading attractions to be found nearby for residents and visitors to the Dacorum Borough. You can find out more about Dacorum Look No Further on their website.

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Events & Exhibitions

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VIP Carriage Tour and Alfresco Dining Experience

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Celebrate your special occasion with a Woburn Carriage Tour and your choice of brunch, lunch or Duchess Anna Maria Afternoon Tea in the Park.
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Humphry Repton: Art & Nature for the Duke of Bedford

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Open to the public between 5th April and 1st September 2019, this exhibition explores the fascinating relationship between Repton and one of his greatest clients.
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May Half Term Children's Activities

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There's plenty to keep younger visitors entertained at Woburn Abbey during May Half Term, two trails and nature crafts!
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Teddy Bear Festival

Leading collectors, experts and the top names in the industry will be bringing along a fine selection of rare and famous teddy bears. There will be antique artist and modern bears for you to browse and buy.
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VIP Garden Show package Saturday 22nd June

We invite you to enjoy a very special day out at the Woburn Abbey Garden Show with our exclusive VIP packages.
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Woburn Abbey Garden Show 2019

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Set against the stunning backdrop of Woburn Abbey and within 42 acres of Abbey Gardens, "The Gardener’s Garden Show" offers one of the best locations of any show in the UK.
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VIP Garden Show package Sunday 23rd June

We invite you to enjoy a very special day out at the Woburn Abbey Garden Show with our exclusive VIP packages.
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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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Carriage Tours

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An exciting experience back by popular demand, enjoy a tour in a private carriage around the grounds and gardens of Woburn Abbey.
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How to Run a Stately Home: Talk and Lunch

Join Simon Pestell, former Butler to The Duke and Duchess and now the Abbey’s Head Housekeeper, to find out ‘How to Run a Stately Home’.
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Open Air Theatre - A Midsummer Night's Dream

This summer The Lord Chamberlain’s Men, are celebrating their 15th birthday and an amazing 425 years since the original company was created. To celebrate this special anniversary, they are touring one of Shakespeare’s most popular and best-loved comedies, A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
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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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Carriage Tours

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An exciting experience back by popular demand, enjoy a tour in a private carriage around the grounds and gardens of Woburn Abbey.
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Two Centuries of Afternoon Tea at Woburn Abbey

Join us at the home of afternoon tea for this fascinating illustrated talk, with full afternoon tea included, which covers how tea drinking was first introduced into England, how it was popularised and how afternoon tea became a social institution.
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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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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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Carriage Tours

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An exciting experience back by popular demand, enjoy a tour in a private carriage around the grounds and gardens of Woburn Abbey.
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Two Centuries of Afternoon Tea at Woburn Abbey

Join us at the home of afternoon tea for this fascinating illustrated talk, with full afternoon tea included, which covers how tea drinking was first introduced into England, how it was popularised and how afternoon tea became a social institution.
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Bat Walk

Take an exclusive evening tour and learn all about the species of bats living in Woburn Abbey Gardens. Then, using bat detectors, you will learn to listen and identify the echo location signals bats use to navigate and hunt.
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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.