Attraction in Weymouth

Abbotsbury Sub-tropical Gardens
Bullers Way
Abbotsbury

Weymouth
Dorset

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Established in 1765 by the first Countess of Ilchester as a kitchen garden for the nearby castle. Developed since then into a magnificent 20 acre garden filled with rare and exotic plants from all over the world. The garden is a mixture of formal and informal planting with a charming walled garden and spectacular woodland valley views. World famous for its Camellia Groves and Magnolias, noted for its Rhodedendrons and Hydrangea collections. In summer it is awash with colour.
Online plant sales (www.abbotsburyplantsales.co.uk)
A popular site for special events. Do not miss the floodlighting in the October half term.

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Nearest UK Airport: Bristol
Months Open: 7 days 10 - 6 Summer
10 - dusk Winter
Closed Christmas & New Year period
Groups/Parties Welcome: Yes
Discount for Groups: Yes
Car Parking: Yes
Admission Price: Adults: 5.80
Children: 3.50
Gift Shop: Yes
Catering: Restaurant

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