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Group visits to Anglesey Abbey

A guided tour in the gardens, under a big tree
Bringing your group to Anglesey Abbey | © Simon Weller

Anglesey Abbey is the perfect destination for your group day out. There's 114 acres of gardens to explore, Lord Fairhaven's luxurious country house packed with paintings, silverware, books and clocks, and the historic Lode Watermill. Find out all the essential information for planning your group visit here.

Bringing your group to Anglesey Abbey

From gardening clubs, historians, right through to language schools and U3A groups, Anglesey Abbey has something to offer for everyone.

Get in touch about bringing your group to Anglesey Abbey

All group visits are subject to availability and must be booked at least 21 days in advance of your visit. We offer group bookings for every day of the week but please note that we are often much busier during the weekends, school holidays and on bank holidays.

To book, please send an email to our group bookings email address, or telephone 01223 810080. All requests will be acknowledged within seven days.

Planning your group visit


Please find current prices on the homepage.

Meet and greet

Coach bookings will receive a meet and greet from our visitor welcome team. Please telephone ahead when you are approximately 15 minutes away from arriving.


There is a small selection of mobility scooters and wheelchairs available to borrow. They must be pre-booked in advance. Please let us know if you would like to book by calling 01223 810080 or advising your group bookings co-ordinator.

Free familiarisation visits for group leaders

If you're planning a group visit you can request our free Travel Trade Pass and you and a friend or colleague will gain free entry to over 300 of our places throughout England, Wales and Northern Ireland for 12 months. There’s nothing quite like seeing or experiencing somewhere for yourself to help you plan a successful visit. To receive your pass, call 0344 249 1895 or email us at

Who is eligible for free entry?

Registered tourist board guides (on production of a valid badge), coach drivers and tour leaders escorting groups of 15 or more. National Trust members also receive free entry, so it is at your discretion whether to refund the entrance fee to members if you have included it in your package – this is not refunded by the National Trust.

Members must bring their current membership cards with them to avoid paying the full group rate. If any of your group would like to join the National Trust please direct them to our Membership page or call 0344 800 1895.

Educational group visits

Anglesey Abbey is the perfect place for a self-led educational visit. If you would like to plan your visit, please email us.

Schools can benefit from an Educational Group Membership, which is an annual membership giving free access to the whole school group at National Trust places.

Visitors in the Newmarket Corridor at Anglesey Abbey, Cambridgeshire

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Group visits frequently asked questions 

Visiting us with a group? Then our answers to your frequently asked questions might help with any question you may have.