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Spring Tour of Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens

Join us on a relaxing tour of Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens, hosted by our curator Steve Griffith. We discover an unusual Chilean carnivorous beast, several fine magnolia and rhododendron, as well as some wonderful examples of loquat trees.

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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.

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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 takeaway hot drinks.

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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.

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. Any Time Tickets are posted to you and can be used on any date the attraction is open.

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…

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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…

Tickets for the Great Dorset Plant Fair at Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens

Plant Fair

Sunday 13th June, 10am – 3pm

Free car parking. Excellent refreshment & dining facilities. The Plant Fair is open from 10am until 3pm. Admission is just £7 and includes access to the attractive gardens. The Gardens remain open until 5pm, so visitors can have the time to explore them after the Plant Fair has finished.

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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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