Bridget Davey Pictures | Woburn Abbey Gardens

A few of chances are you’ll know that because the Woburn Luminaris Occasions at Woburn Abbey I’m taking the seasonal pictures of the Abbey Gardens. Not solely am I very proud to have been requested to {photograph} them, I really like doing it. 

Woburn Abbey Gardens have been designed by Humphrey Repton, Sir Jeffrey Wyattville, Percey Cane and Henry Holland. Highlights are the Chinese language Dairy, the Hornbeam Maze, the Lavatory Backyard and the Rockery plus Pavilion. However there’s a lot extra to discover, and I nonetheless discover new spots to see and {photograph}.  

The Gardens are lovely to each Season. So you’ll be able to perceive that my digicam is operating sizzling.  In Spring, Summer time, Autumn or Winter (fingers crossed for snow this December), the Gardens exhibiting them self in a good looking mild each single time.  

It even brings out the gardener in me, attempting to create a little bit paradise in my again backyard. Nicely attempting, I do not actually have inexperienced fingers 🙂

So hopefully you already know concerning the Gardens, if not, be sure you go to them subsequent time you’re in Woburn, Bedfordshire. And do not forget the well-known Afternoon Tea was originated right here on the Abbey, by Duchess Anna Maria within the 1840s. So cease by on the cafe!


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Woburn Abbey and Gardens

Woburn Abbey and Gardens

Woburn Abbey and Gardens

Woburn Abbey and Gardens

Woburn Abbey and Gardens

Woburn Abbey and Gardens


Woburn Abbey, close to Woburn/Bedfordshire, England, is a rustic home and the seat of the Duke of Bedford. Woburn Abbey was initially based as a Cistercian abbey in 1145. Taken from its monastic residents by Henry VIII and given to John Russell, 1st Earl of Bedford in 1547, it grew to become the seat of the Russell Household and the Dukes of Bedford. The Abbey was largely rebuilt beginning in 1744 by the architects Henry Flitcroft and Henry Holland for the 4th Duke.  

Duchess Anna Maria, originated the afternoon tea ritual in Nineteenth-century England.

The artwork assortment of the Duke of Bedford, is amongst the best in personal fingers, and encompasses a variety of western art work. The holdings, comprise some 250 work, together with works by Rubens, Van Dyck, Canaletto (24 work (View of the Entrance to the Venetian Arsenal, c. 1732 – one in all Canaletto’s best works)) and Velasquez.



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