Abbotsford 2-for-1 entry

Get one free entry with one full-paying adult, with your Gardeners’ World Magazine 2-for-1 entry card. Valid at 392 gardens.

Novelist, poet and playwright Sir Walter Scott created the three walled gardens in the early 19th century, set within a naturalistic wooded landscape beside the river Tweed. For the past 200 years, vegetables, herbs and fruit have been grown here, now complemented by herbaceous borders, spring-flowering shrubs, rhododendrons and bluebells in May, and a profusion of beautiful roses.


Check before you travel

Before setting off check the garden’s website or call direct, as opening details can vary and one-off restrictions may apply.

We advise checking the garden’s own website or calling them direct to ensure the published details are accurate, as opening times and restrictions may vary.

Always take your 2 for 1 card with you

Some gardens have pre-booking systems in place – take your 2 for 1 card with you to validate your booking.

If a garden offers both pre-booking and walk-up options, we recommend booking prior to your visit to avoid disappointment should the garden be busy.

Please don’t make multiple pre-bookings or share your 2 for 1 card – card misuse will invalidate your discount claim at the garden.

Using your 2-for-1 card at Abbotsford

  • One free entry with one full-paying adult
  • Card not valid 14 & 15 Aug
  • Single visitor discount

Opening details:

Open 1 Mar-31 Oct, daily, 10am-5pm (4pm in Nov & Dec)

Entry prices:

Adults £6.50, seniors £6, children (6-16) £3.50. No booking – walk-up only


Parking spaces
Public transport
Access for disabled (full)
Light refreshment
Hot food
Picnic area
Dogs allowed on leads

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