Things to see & do

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Explore the 13th-century Augustinian priory, now a luxurious country home

We run garden tours throughout the year showing seasonal highlights.

We also run conservation tours of the House - Tues to Fri at 12:00 noon and 1:30pm

Tours are bookable when you arrive at reception.

Walks & trails

For a gentle stroll try the Winter Garden & Riverside walk (40 mins).

For longer walks there's the Woodland Path & Hoe Fen Trail (1hr 30) or take the longer Circular Walk (2hrs) - boots recommended.

Health walks

Join us for a Heart Beat Health Walk every Wednesday at Wicken Fen

Enjoy a 3-4 mile Heart Beat Health walk exploring the local countryside around Anglesey Abbey. 

Walks last 1 hour and take place every Thurs at 10am

Meet in the car park. Dogs on leads welcome.


Wildlife Discovery Area

Exploring Hoe Fen

Exploring Hoe Fen

The Wildlife Discovery Area is the perfect place for children to have fun in the great outdoors. Start your adventure at the Inspiration Station in reception.

Build dens, watch birds and bugs in their natural habitats, tell a tale in the story telling circle, chill in the Dream Dome and see the view from the giant Lime Tree Lookout treehouse.


Lots of Christmas gifts for sale in the shop

Skip the city centre queues and enjoy stress free Christmas shopping at Anglesey Abbey.

Our Gift Shop and Plant Centre are open daily from 10.30am - 4.30pm.

Rainy day fun

Frogs and toads visit the ponds to spawn

On rainy days enjoy some family Frog Trail fun.

Can you find the ten frogs hidden in puddles in the Winter Garden.

Collect your Frog Trail from the Inspiration Station or Reception desk.

10 Things to do in the rain

  • 1. Jump in a puddle
  • 2. Do the Frog Trail
  • 3. Make a 'Singing in the rain' video
  • 4. Sail the 7 seas at the Pirate Tree House
  • 5. Go on a water droplet scavenger hunt
  • 6. Catch a raindrop on your tongue
  • 7. Have a game of welly wanging
  • 8. Enter our rain photo competition
  • 9. Rain dance to the rhythm of the rain
  • 10. Look at reflections in puddles

Rain photo competition

Rainy days outdoors

Send us your rainscape or picture of your family enjoying the rain at Anglesey Abbey.

1st prize £10 NT voucher - winning pictures will be displayed on our Community Wall.

 Closing date Sunday 25 Jan.