Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens

One of Britain's best known and best loved gardens. A botanical treasure-trove, with charming walled garden walks and spectacular woodland valley views. Magnificent 20 acre garden filled with rare and exotic plants from all over the world. Noted in Dorset for its Rhododendron and Hydrangea collections and the charming Victorian Garden. Regular events take place at the Garden and can be found on our website. Facilities include the Colonial Restaurant, a quality gift shop and a superb plant centre where many of the flowers grown in the Garden can be purchased.


01308 871130


Venue address
The Sub-tropical Gardens
West Dorset

Other information

All year
Additional Information

Last entry to the garden is 4pm. Visit website for opening times and cost details. Outdoor family activity. This service accepts the Dorset Max Card for families of children and young people who are disabled, young carers, children in care and some care leavers:

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• Abbotsbury Subtropical Farm facebook page


Wheelchair accessible
The paths at the Gardens are gravel and some areas are very steep due to the natural topography. There is a recommended wheelchair route, 50% of the 30 acre garden is deemed to be accessible by wheelchair. Two manual wheelchairs are available free of charge at the main desk.
Parking availability information
Ample free parking for cars and coaches. Designated parking is available for disabled visitors in the first row of the main car park 50 metres from the Gardens entrance.
Toilet facility information
Toilets are located for visitors with disabilities to the rear of the Gardens Restaurant at the entrance.
Other Facilities
Assistance dogs are welcomed in all areas.
It is recommended that you always check with providers that their service meets your requirements and that any listed activities are still running before you attend. The Dorset Family Information Service does not accept any responsibility for the accuracy of the information or the suitability of any of the services described.

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Address: The Sub-tropical Gardens  Abbotsbury  Weymouth  Dorset