Abbey House Gardens, Malmesbury

#2 of 10 in Things to do in Malmesbury
2016 - Gates open 20th March through to October 31st. Season Tickets available.

For the perfect day out, visit our enchanting gardens or are you looking for the perfect destination for your wedding at the gateway to the Cotswolds? Probably the best garden visit you could ever make awaits you at Abbey House Gardens in ancient Malmesbury, itself an historic place to visit.

Gardening ideas, beautiful plants from daffodils, crocus, tulips (24,000 new tulip bulbs planted this year alone) and iris in spring through the country’s largest private collection of roses, double herbaceous borders that rival Monets, to fabulous autumn colour from specimen trees and shrubs; all to be enjoyed in a special atmosphere - you have to visit to believe. Come and judge for yourself.

New for 2016 is a series of late afternoon children's events that we are calling the 'Sun Down Hour'. usually run on Wednesdays during the holidays - please see Facebook page for details.

Find us nestled besides historic Malmesbury Abbey in this lovely Wiltshire Cotswold location just 5 miles from M4 J17. Park easily in the Long stay car park to stay all day with refreshment available in the Apple Store tearoom or sample Malmesbury’s facilities.

Admission Prices

Adults £8.00

Concessions £7.00

Family £18.90 (2 + 2)

Children 5 – 15 £3

Groups 10 + , £6.50 each

Season Tickets - Contact us to buy

Adults £35.00

Family £75.00 (2 adults 2 children over 5 - 15)

Concessions £30

Child £15 (age 5 - 15)
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  • If you are a gardener, this is one to avoid. The planting is uninspiring and the borders are choked with weeds. As the entry fee is 8 pounds per person, they must be able to afford a couple of full ti...  more »
  • The garden was designed and planted by Ian and Barbara Pollard known as the “naked gardeners” unfortunately Ian died in APRIL 2019 but we had a guided tour fo the house by his daughter in law American...  more »
  • Absolutely amazing, Im just so glad in having a opportunity to visit the abbey house garden. You can feel all the nature around you. Great place to clear your mind from all the noise that we have over big city's. Definitely coming back
  • Love this garden, gorgeous formal bit at the top and the more natural bit at the bottom. love seeing it change through the seasons.
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