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Anglesey Abbey, Gardens and Lode Mill, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Anglesey Abbey, Gardens and Lode Mill
Quy Road


CB5 9EJ | View map
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Discover the story of Lord Fairhaven as you explore his home. Experience the golden age of English country house living and enjoy 1930s luxury…for a few hours at least. Behind its Jacobean-style exterior, Anglesey Abbey is a treasure trove. Sumptuous furnishings, fine books and works of art, as well as a collection of French and English clocks can be seen. The house is set in 114 acres of garden with rolling lawns, sweeping avenues, formal gardens and a working watermill. Encounter colour and scent for every season and a remarkable collection of sculpture.

Glittering Prizes – until 16 January
Enjoy the spectacular Georgian-silver sporting trophies accumulated by Lord Fairhaven, in a special display at the house.
Weds-Sun, 11-3.30pm. Included in normal garden-only admission charge.

Snowdrop season: 24 January – 27 February (subject to variation with climate!)
Spring is on the way with more than 240 varieties to be seen. Snowdrops film in the Visitor Centre.
Weekday tours at 2pm (bookable).
Daily, 10.30-4.30pm

Snowdrops on the Move
Monday 7 march, 10am- 1pm
Hands-on day with our gardeners; advice on growing snowdrops. Working session to divide and replant our collection.
£15, includes tea/coffee/biscuits. Booking essential: 01223 810080

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Months Open: House: 8 Apr – 1 Nov,11.00 – 5.00, Wed – Sun ; Open BH Mons. Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Phone for details
Discount for Groups: Yes
Car Parking: Yes
Admission Price: House, Garden and Mill: £9.75 adult, £4.90 child, £24.40 family, £14.65 family (1 adult)
Gift Shop: Yes
Catering: Restaurant

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