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Online booking advisable but not required          Websites: Swannery / Gardens          Tickets: Gardens / Swannery / Season Ticket

Welcome to Abbotsbury. On this website, you can purchase tickets for Abbotsbury Attractions and events. Online booking is advisable, but not essential.

Please choose from the following options:

I want to: visit one attraction / purchase tickets for events

I want to visit one Abbotsbury attraction…

Subtropical Gardens – open every day.

Online booking is advisable, but not essential. 10am – 5pm, last bookable slot 3pm to allow plenty of time to explore the Gardens.

Coffee shop now serving hot drinks and light lunches.

Swannery – open every day

Online booking is advisable, but not essential. 10am – 5pm, last bookable slot 3pm to allow plenty of time to explore the Swannery.

Café now serving hot & cold drinks, homemade sandwiches and cakes with hot savouries.


Please note that discounts, such as RHS/Historic Houses, 2-4-1 offers and other offers must be redeemed when you visit. Please do not book on this website and bring the proof of your discount with you when you visit. Thank you.

Advance Tickets are booked for a certain date and only valid for that date, unless we have to close an attraction owing to unforeseen circumstances. If we have to close an attraction owing to unforeseen circumstances, we will contact you to arrange an alternative date of visit or refund.

The Wonderland Sculpture Trail Virtual Tour available to watch now.

Join sculptors from the Robert James Workshop as we go on a magical adventure through Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens, meeting the likes of Alice, The White Rabbit, Jemima Puddleduck, Mr. Jeremy Fisher and more…

Watch on YouTube

I want to visit more than one Abbotsbury attraction, or visit more than once…

Season Ticket

Perfect for locals and regular visitors, or as a gift!

Do you come here often? Our Season Ticket offers fantastic value for money, and is available as an individual adult or child ticket, as well as a family. It also entitles you to certain discounts and free entry to special events throughout the year.

I want to purchase tickets for events at Abbotsbury…

Plant Fair
Sunday 26th June

Buy Tickets

Show of Hands – Saturday 2nd July 2022 is SOLD OUT

Show of Hands 2022 at Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens

Show of Hands 2022


You will receive your Show of Hands tickets by email, not by post. Please bring the confirmation email with you on the day.


Additional information

Ticket Type

Adult, Child, Family

Event tickets are usually only valid on the day of the event. With some events, such as Show of Hands, the Subtropical Gardens will be open to ticket holders all day at no extra charge. More details on each individual event page.

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