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No RHS member benefits apply

Woburn Abbey
Woburn
Milton Keynes
MK17 9WA

1.5 miles from Woburn on A4012.

28 acres (11.11ha)

Tel
01525 290333

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Admission

RHS members

No RHS member benefits apply

National Gardening Scheme dates

Please see NGS website

Facilities

  • access
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Café
  • Children's activities
  • Gift shop
  • Group rates
  • Guide dogs only
  • Parking
  • Picnics allowed
  • Plants for sale
  • Restaurant
  • Toilets

Features

  • Arboretum
  • Autumn colour
  • Bog garden
  • Champion trees
  • Children’s garden (not playground)
  • Colour themed borders
  • Gravel garden
  • Herbaceous border
  • Pond or lake
  • Rock garden
  • Sculpture
  • Water garden
  • Wildflower meadow
  • Wildlife planting and features

About the garden

Owned by
Duke and Duchess of Bedford

Designed By
Humphry Repton

Currently closed for redevelopment – this is an exciting time for these award-winning gardens.

Plants of special interest

  • Agapanthus
  • Alliums
  • Alpines
  • Bluebells
  • Camellias
  • Clematis
  • Conifers
  • Cornus (for winter stems or spring bracts)
  • Daffodils
  • Delphiniums
  • Ferns
  • Fruit blossom
  • Fruit bushes/trees
  • Grasses
  • Heathers
  • Hellebores
  • Hemerocallis
  • Herbs
  • Hostas
  • Irises
  • Lavender
  • Lilies
  • Magnolias
  • Maple
  • Orchids
  • Rhododendrons/azaleas
  • Roses
  • Snowdrops
  • Spring bulbs
  • Topiary
  • Vegetables
  • Waterlilies
  • Wildflowers
  • Wisteria

Get involved

The Royal Horticultural Society is the UK’s leading gardening charity. We aim to enrich everyone’s life through plants, and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place.