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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 10am – 4pm

Online booking is advisable, but not essential. 10am – 4pm. Last entry between 2-3pm.

Please note that the Gardens will be closing at 2pm on the following dates:

  • Friday 3rd November, 2023
  • Friday 10th November, 2023
  • Friday 17th November, 2023
  • Friday 24th November, 2023
  • Friday 1st December, 2023
  • Friday 8th December, 2023
  • Saturday 9th December, 2023
  • Friday 15th December, 2023
  • Friday 22nd December, 2023
  • Wednesday 3rd January, 2024
  • Friday 12th January, 2024
  • Saturday 13th January, 2024
  • Saturday 20th January, 2024
  • Friday 26th January, 2024
  • Monday 29th January, 2024

The last bookable slots on these days is midday.

Coffee shop now serving hot drinks and light lunches.

Swannery – closed for the winter

Abbotsbury Swannery will re-open on 16th March 2024. Online booking is advisable, but not essential. 10am – 5pm. Last entry between 3-4pm.

Coffee shop now serving hot drinks and light lunches.


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…

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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