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.

The house is closed for the the winter. House tours will resume on Tues 31 March.

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.


There are lots of exciting volunteering opportunities at Anglesey Abbey for people of all ages.



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 28 February