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Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens is open 10am-4pm, every day. Click here to book tickets. Online booking is advisable, but not essential.
Click here to read our full Coronavirus statement, a full list of what is and is not available, and any updates.

Prices and Opening Times

New dual ticket! Purchase a Swannery and Subtropical Gardens ticket in the same order and automatically receive 25% off your ticket price.

Open every day, 10am – 5pm, from 25th March 2021. Online booking is advisable, but not essential.

Note: Please be aware that the West Lawn will be closed to Garden visitors during weddings & special events.

Last entry is between 3-4pm.

Please note that the Gardens will close at 2pm (last entry 12:30pm) on the following dates:

  • Wednesday 3rd November 2021
  • Friday 12th November 2021
  • Friday 26th November 2021
  • Friday 3rd December 2021
  • Friday 10th December 2021
  • Saturday 11th December 2021
  • Wednesday 5th January 2022
  • Friday 14th January 2022
  • Saturday 15th January 2022
  • Saturday 22nd January 2022
  • Friday 28th January 2022

Our coffee shop is open, serving hot drinks, home made sandwiches and a selection of hot savouries. Certain areas will be out of bounds so that we can maintain social distancing and keep our visitors safe. Please see our COVID update page for the full list of what is available and what is not. Well behaved dogs on leads are always welcome.

Plant Centre open from 11am every day. Staff will use the first hour of Gardens opening to re-stock and water the plant sales area.

Super Saver Family
Entry for 2 adults and up to 3 children to Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens, Swannery and Children’s Farm.

Armed Forces

Current serving members of the armed forces, and their immediate family, get in to all Abbotsbury attractions free of charge. Please note you will need to show a valid warrant card (maximum of 2 adults and 3 children).

Disabled Visitors

Disabled visitors pay full rate. However, one carer can accompany each FREE of charge.

Tesco Clubcard

Tesco Clubcard vouchers can be used to pay to enter the Gardens. They can be used against our standard adult, child, family tickets and passport tickets. Excludes discounted offers.

Tesco Clubcard vouchers cannot be used in conjunction with our season ticket or any other discount group offer. Change is not given nor can they be used to purchase goods from the shop or café.


Well-behaved dogs on leads are welcome in all areas. Please pick up after your dog and use the bins located throughout the Gardens.

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