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Paris House

On the Woburn Estate, Paris House is a handsome, black-and-white, half-timbered structure to which the 9th duke of Bedford took a shine while visiting the French capital. He shipped it back here, and it now holds Be…
House in Woburn

Woburn Abbey

Woburn Abbey, a wonderful country pile within a 1200-hectare deer park, stands on the site of a 12th-century Cistercian abbey that was dissolved by Henry VIII, and awarded to the Earl of Bedford; the current Duke of…
Zoo in Woburn

Woburn Safari Park

Sprawling across 150 hectares, the country's largest drive-through animal reserve can only be visited in your own car (so long as it’s not a convertible!). Animals such as rhinos, tigers, lions, elephants and giraff…