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Woburn Abbey and Gardens

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Woburn Abbey has been the home of the Earls and Dukes of Bedford for nearly 400 years and is now home to the 15th Duke and his family. Alongside the world class collection of art, the house contains the fascinating stories of the people who have...more
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| Milton Keynes, Woburn MK17 9WA, England
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Just beautiful; a site not to be missed. It is part of the Woburn experience that should not be missed. It is just lovely and meaningful.

Date of experience: October 2018
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AdamS9810, Guest Relations Manager at Woburn Abbey and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Thank you for the positive feedback. All of here at Woburn cannot wait to reopen on 5th April 2019. We hope you can join us again. In the meantime, Merry Christmas and have a happy New Year.

Reviewed 30 October 2018

Drove through the deer park, hardly any cars so could take our time, there are several species of deer and we were surprised at how many deer there actually were in the grounds. You can' t take pictures in the house. The rooms are magnificent...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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AdamS9810, Guest Relations Manager at Woburn Abbey and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Our team thank you for the kind feedback. We hope to see you again in 2019, when we will reopen on 5th April. Have a great Christmas and New Year!

Reviewed 30 October 2018

The visit starts at the ticket booth at the entrance to the deer park. Don’t leave your ticket in the car though, you will need to produce it to enter the Shop/Gardens and again at the Abbey. The highlight of Woburn is undoubtedly the Canaletto...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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AdamS9810, Guest Relations Manager at Woburn Abbey and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

We thank you for your feedback and for spending your day with us at Woburn. £17.50 is indeed 2018's rate for entry into the deer park, house and gardens, however we are now closed until our season restarts again on 5th April 2019. We do...More

Reviewed 16 October 2018

Had tea in the Bedford room and than had a liesurly stroll through the amazing gardens. The choice of teas was amazing and the sandwiches and cakeserved were first class.Very clean and excellently servedby very attentive staff who were alwayson hand withany questions we had.The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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AdamS9810, Guest Relations Manager at Woburn Abbey and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write such kind feedback, which we will happily relay to our teams. We do hope we have the pleasure of your company again and thank you for the support.

Reviewed 16 October 2018

The visit got off to an amazing start as we drove slowly up the driveway, stopping to admire the many deer. The house was fascinating and this was further enhanced by excellent staff in each room who were all friendly and knowledgeable. Listened to a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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AdamS9810, Guest Relations Manager at Woburn Abbey and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2018

Thank you visiting Woburn Abbey and Gardens and for the gracious feedback, which we will pass on. As we get ready to close for the season, we do hope we have the pleasure of your company come April.

Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Been intending to visit for a few years and finally achieved it. Marvellous day in October. Very friendly and helpful staff. Amazingly clean and tidy facilities given that it’s late on in the season. Very good value for money, National Trust should take note! Good...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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AdamS9810, Guest Relations Manager at Woburn Abbey and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

We thank you for spending the day at Woburn Abbey and Gardens and for taking the time to let us know we're doing well. We look forward to possibly seeing you next season (April-Aug), however do take note that from Sept 2019 we will be...More

Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

The grounds of the Abbey are breathtaking. Hundreds of deer roam happily through acres of land . The two mile driveway is spectacular and the Abbey itself is stunning . So much history it’s hard to take it all in. The tour guides (one in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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AdamS9810, Guest Relations Manager at Woburn Abbey and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

We thank you for spending your day at Woburn Abbey and Gardens and for the kind feedback, which will be passed on. We do hope you can visit us again in the near future.

Reviewed 13 October 2018

Can't find a suitable listing for the Sculpture Gallery, so I hope people read this. We went to friends wedding, and I have to 'WOW' to the location, just magnificent, grand, and very well run by the team here. They run everything themselves so the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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AdamS9810, Guest Relations Manager at Woburn Abbey and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2018

Thank you for the kind feedback relating to private events at Woburn Abbey and Gardens. We pride ourselves on being the stewards of a beautiful, historic and iconic venue, and that we are able to offer a one-stop-shop for all venue, planning, catering and event...More

Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Attended the Treasures of the Library event today, with my mother and sister. It was amazing. The books we were shown had a theme, providing a story and being able to place dates and family history using the stories and illustrations within the books. Matthew...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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AdamS9810, Guest Relations Manager at Woburn Abbey and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2018

We are delighted that you visited Woburn Abbey and Gardens and enjoyed our recent Treasures of the Library event. We will be passing on your feedback to our dedicated teams, who will no doubt be happy to hear such kind comments. We do hope that...More

Reviewed 10 October 2018

Visited today on a beautiful warm sunny autumn day, eager to visit this garden, heard a talk from the Head Gardener who really was informative and interesting on its history and works undertaken to return it to its former glory. I’ve visited several gardens this...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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AdamS9810, Guest Relations Manager at Woburn Abbey and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

Thank you for spending the time to visit Woburn Abbey's gardens. It was disappointing to hear that your expectations were not met. Compared to the historic properties that you mention, Woburn's ongoing garden development and restoration project is still only in it's 4th 'five year'...More

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Response from Elloughton39 | Reviewed this property |
About £30 with an age concession
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8 May 2018|
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Response from Simon H | Reviewed this property |
£8 per adult for just the gardens at the moment.
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1 February 2018|
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Response from Claude t | Reviewed this property |
Guide dogs have limited access around the grounds and building but should also be better with another accompanying adult.Dogs with any other persons must must strictly stay on leads and not allowed to run free in open... More
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