You'll find the Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens halfway between Bridport and Weymouth, along the B3157. This attraction is an absolute must for anyone with even the faintest interest in plants or for those who simply want a tranquil day out surrounded by the best that Mother Nature has to offer. There's plenty of accommodation nearby, so you won't have to travel far to find it, whether you want to stay in an unassuming B&B, a traditional inn or a luxurious hotel.
An Award-Winning Attraction: Hotels near the Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens
The Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens is a multi-award-winning attraction, having chalked-up silver awards at both the Chelsea Show and the Hampton Court Show. A specially engineered micro-climate coupled with Dorset's unusually temperate conditions mean that exotic plants blossom and bloom here to create a unique attraction. If you fancy topping off your visit with a stay in a luxury hotel, be sure to look up those such as the Moonfleet Manor hotel, which boasts its own spa; perfect for a spot of post-plant-pampering!
B&Bs in the Area
However, if you're travelling with children or simply want to keep the costs down then there's an array of mid-range accommodation to choose from, such as the Boaters Guesthouse, the Barne's Rest B&B, and the Pink House Bed and Breakfast. These offer warm and welcoming bases from which to explore the local area and all that it has to offer.
Other Attractions to Discover
There are other attractions close to the Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens such as The Swannery, and the Abbotsbury Children's Farm. The Swannery offers the chance to walk among the worlds only managed colony of nesting mute swans, while the children's farm offers little ones the chance to get up close and personal with a variety of interesting animals. These attractions are available on one ticket, under 'passport' rates for the three. You'll also find plenty of family-friendly hotels and B&Bs nearby, such as the Royal Yeoman B&B and the Birch House B&B.
The Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens are a superb attraction to visit, whether it's for a short stay or an extended visit. There's an extensive selection of inns, hotels and B&Bs to choose from, with prices and rooms to suit all budgets and all tastes.