The 'Duchess Anna Maria' Room
The wife of the 7th Duke of Bedford, best known for popularising the quintessentially British custom of 'Afternoon Tea', now a favourite pastime enjoyed by many across the world.
With Wedgewood blue fabrics and crisp white linen, the colour scheme of The Duchess Anna Maria Room evokes a sense of calm and tranquillity.
The 'Henry Holland' Room
Henry Holland was an architect to the English nobility. He was commissioned by the 5th Duke of Bedford to remodel and extend Woburn Abbey. In 1801 he converted the Abbey greenhouse to house the Duke's collection of Roman sculptures. Today, The Sculpture Gallery at Woburn Abbey hosts weddings and private events.
The Henry Holland Room has warm yellow hues and classic furnishings.
The 'Jeffry Wyatt' Room
Sir Jeffry Wyatt was an English architect and garden designer and his works included the Camellia House next to The Sculpture Gallery at Woburn Abbey, which is now home to many varieties of camellia.
The Jeffry Wyatt Room is contemporary in style.
The 'Humphry Repton' Room
Humphry Repton was a great English landscape designer of the 18th/19th century. A revolutionary designer he produced 'Red Books' (so called for their binding) to help his clients visualise his designs. He produced a ‘Red Book’ for both Woburn and Endsleigh, Devon.
This 'red room' is on the lower level, which is reached by a small staircase.
The 'De Havilland' Room
The Flying Duchess was a fearless pioneer with many interests including flying De Havilland planes to exotic destinations. The De Havilland room reflects her love of India.
The brightly coloured room, enriched with fuchsia fabrics and oriental style furnishings, is simply opulent.
All The Abbey Rooms have king-size beds and Egyptian cotton bed linen as standard.