Beautiful Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens

Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens


Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens on the Jurassic Coast is a unique garden with its own microclimate. The plant collection has been growing for 25 years, featuring rare and exotic plants from all over the world. The garden is a mix of formal and informal flowers and is famous for its Camellia groves, Magnolias, Rhododendron, and Hydrangea collections.

Visitors can enjoy the Coffee Shop, Gift Shop, and Plant Centre. The Garden offers free car parking and is dog-friendly. The Gardens provide stunning views of the Dorset Jurassic Coast, including the Burma Rope Bridge, Mediterranean Bank, and Lily Ponds.

Located near Weymouth, the Gardens host various events throughout the year, including Illuminate Winter Lights, theatre shows, plant sales, and a unique wedding venue.

Open every day 10am – 4pm

To book tickets visit the website 

Photo credit: Abbotsbury Tourism Limited

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Opening Times
Every day10 am - 4pm

What our guests think

quote marks You’ve converted me to camping! (Or glamping in my case!). I just wanted to thank you for such a lovely stay.... quote marks Sophie, Apr 2024

quote marks Thank you for making our stay so fantastic. For your complete commitment to us during our stay - thank you.... quote marks Mark and Stella , Mar 2024

quote marks What a fabulous place! Our first outing in our new campervan to try it out, the campsite and facilities are... quote marks thewardrobem, Nov 2023

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