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Woburn Abbey and Safari Park
Woburn Abbey & Deer Park
Set in a beautiful 3,000 acre deer park, with 10 species of deer roaming free, Woburn Abbey has been the home of the Russell family for nearly 400 years. Today it is occupied by the 15th Duke and his family.
The Abbey lies at the heart of the Woburn Estate, a special place full of history, ancient tales and beautiful objects. You can explore Woburn Abbey, its grounds and deer park and discover for yourself what makes the Abbey one of Britain's most treasured houses.
Woburn Safari Park
The Safari Reserves, with their wide open spaces, provide the perfect habitat for the park’s animals to roam freely and behave naturally. They also offer you the opportunity to get an unparalleled close-up look at the world’s most magnificent creatures.
The excitement continues in our 40 acre leisure area - with more animals to see; more adventures to be had. Hold on to your visitor guide and map as it gives the times for our lively programme of animal demonstrations and keeper talks. This is the perfect opportunity to meet the animals and talk with the staff who care for them.
Woburn has been described in guidebooks as "A Georgian town of village proportions". A village noted for its fine architecture, individual shops, tea rooms, restaurants and the countryside & parkland that surrounds it.
Over its many years, Woburn has maintained its character and charm. Today more than 200 listed buildings can be found within its boundaries, many of them on the main thoroughfare.
Although steeped in history, the village is also a centre of modern life, with a wide range of interesting shops and restaurants for you to visit.