Wakehurst in spring (Photo:Jim Holden)
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RBG, Kew's country estate boasts formal and ornamental gardens, woodlands, wildlife and a nature reserve. It is also home to the Millennium Seed Bank, the largest wild plant seed bank in the world.

Visiting Wakehurst

Opening times

Open daily at 10am

Grounds close at 6pm (last entry 5.30pm)

The Mansion and the Millennium Seed Bank close at 5pm (last entry 4.30pm)

Daffodils at Kew

Plan your visit

All you need to know to plan your visit to Wakehurst. For information about tickets, opening times, getting here, parking, eating and drinking, access, family and group visits.

Plan your visit

Galanthus and cyclamen at Wakehurst

What's on at Wakehurst

There's plenty to see and do at Wakehurst, whatever the season. With natural play areas for the children, and wildlife all around, there is something to keep everyone entertained.

Find out what's on

Children at Wakehurst

An introduction to our gardens

Top attractions at Wakehurst