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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens open every day, 10am - 4pm. Abbotsbury Tourism is pleased to confirm that Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens will remain open for visitors to enjoy fresh air and exercise during the new month-long lockdown across England.
Limited number entries in hourly slots. Coffee shop open. Click here to read our full Coronavirus statement, a full list of what is and is not available, and any updates.
Please note we will be closing at 2pm for private functions on the following dates: 27th October, 4th & 12th December, 8th, 13th, 16th, 22nd, 23rd & 29th January 2021.

Prices and Opening Times

Winter Special Offer
per person
Includes a free hot drink from our café

Open every day, 10am – 4pm. Closed between 20th December to 1st January. Tickets must be booked online and an hourly arrival slot must be selected.

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

Last entry is between 2-3pm.

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.

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 adult, child, family tickets and passport tickets.

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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