Woburn Abbey

Type:Historic House / Palace

Woburn, Bedfordshire, MK17 9WA

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Set in a beautiful 3,000 acre deer park, Woburn Abbey has been home to the Dukes of Bedford for over 300 years, and is currently occupied by the 15th Duke and his family.

Stunning works of art, celebrated as one of the most important private collections in the world includes paintings by Cuyp, Gainsborough, Reynolds and Van Dyck. With a magnificent 24 views of Venice by Canaletto, the famously iconic Armada portrait of Elizabeth I by George Cower hanging in the long gallery and numerous portraits of previous Russell family members.

Touring the Abbey covers three floors, including the vaults with superb examples of 18th century French and English furniture, silver and gold collections, a wide range of English continental and oriental porcelain and many personal items treasured by the Russell family. Use our free house tour booklets, children's quizzes, purchase an official guide book or audio tour to ensure you will make the most of your experience.

Suitable for TV/film location, fashion shows, product launches and company 'days out'. No photography by visitors in House. Corporate Hospitality/Functions: Conferences, exhibitions, banqueting, luncheons, dinners. Suitability for the Disabled: Limited access in the house. Good access in the gardens. Refreshments/Cafe/Tearoom: Licensed. Restaurant: Licensed. Guided Tours: By arrangement, max groups of 10. Tours in French available. Guide book and audio guide available. Education/School Visits: Please telephone for details. Suitability for Dogs: Guide dogs only.

Guide Prices

Adults £17, Seniors & Students £15.50, Children (3-15 years) £8.50, Disabled Visitors £8.50. Group rates available, please see website for more information.


Road Directions

By Road:
From the M1: J12 or J13, Follow brown tourist signs.

The nearest railway station is Flitwick, which is 10.5 miles away.



  • Disabled Accessibility
  • Guide Dogs Permitted


  • Café
  • On-Site cafe/restaurant/catering
  • Refreshments Available

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing facilities

Establishment Features

  • Accommodation nearby
  • Cater for Corporate events
  • Conference facilities
  • Event venue
  • Facilities for corporate hospitality
  • Gift shop
  • Tea / Coffee Shop
  • Toilets
  • Wedding Venue

Key Features

  • Film or TV location

Parking & Transport

  • Parking
  • Parking (free)

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided tours by arrangement


Opening Times

* Woburn Abbey will close on 1st September 2019 for approximately 18 months.


  • Other Awards Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme 2017
  • Other Awards Hudsons Heritage Awards - Winner 2017
  • Other Awards Self-assessed Accessibility Information 2017
  • Other Awards The Treasure Houses of England 2017

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