Spring Flower Weekends at Wakehurst Place
Enjoy the spectacle of nature bursting into life at a series of Spring Flower Weekends at Wakehurst Place, Kew’s country estate near Haywards Heath, West Sussex.
Spring is one of the finest seasons at Wakehurst, which is set in the heart of the Sussex countryside.
Visitors can take in the sights and scents of spring on the Spring Flower Weekends, with guided walks, plus minibus tours on two Sundays for visitors with mobility problems.
Andy Jackson, Head of Wakehurst Place, said: “Spring is always a glorious time of year at Wakehurst and we have a range of special events for all ages to celebrate the season.”
Spring Flower Weekends 2010
- April 24 and 25 (Guided walks on April 24, minibus tours on April 25)
- May 1, 2 and 3 (Guided walks each day)
- May 8 and 9 (Guided walks on May 8, minibus tours May 9)
Learn more about Wakehurst’s collection of plants and take in all the best spring views on walks led by expert guides.
The popular minibus tours will enable visitors to enjoy the lakes, woodlands and other area of the estate which are not normally accessible to wheelchairs.
Or simply explore on your own to discover the stunning seasonal blooms.
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Wakehurst Place is home to formal gardens, natural woodlands, nature reserves and a Sixteenth century mansion; plus the Millennium Seed Bank, the largest wild seed collection in the world. Wakehurst is located on the B2028 between Ardingly and Turners Hill, West Sussex (Junction 10 off the M23) and open daily from 10am, except December 24 and 25. For more information check out the website www.kew.org or call 01444 894067.
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