Attractions at Wakehurst
Spring at Wakehurst Celebrate spring colour at our Bluebells and Brimstones festival
Play time Fun for children in the maze, carvings and willow tunnels of the natural play area
Vistas and landscapes Rolling hills and plunging valleys make for beautiful scenery at every turn
Loder Valley Nature Reserve Watch the wildlife in the woodlands, wetlands and meadows of the Loder Valley Nature Reserve
Millennium Seed Bank Learn how scientists at Wakehurst are protecting the world's plants from extinction in this fascinating building
Explore the many attractions there are to see and do at Wakehurst; from the National Birch Collection in Bethlehem Wood to the Southern Hemisphere Garden, the wetlands and the wildlife. Find your favourites in the list below.
The Spring Border is alive with flowers from late March through to late May.
The Bog Garden is planted around a small pond close to the Slips.
The present mansion was built in 1590 by Sir Edward Culpeper - a distant relative of Nicholas, the famous herbalist.
Including the Slips, Black Pond, Ditch Beds, Iris Dell and Water Garden. The stream running through the Slips connects several water-based garden features.
Lying east of the Mansion Pond, the Tony Schilling Asian Heath Garden displays plants from mountainous regions of Taiwan, Korea, the Sino-Himalayas and Japan.
The gardens at Wakehurst Place are home to National Collections of Skimmia, Hypericum, Betula and Nothofagus.
The Westwood Valley, a steep ravine running from the Water Gardens to Westwood Lake, is home to Wakehurst's collecton of Asian plants.
The Winter Garden is designed to highlight the wide selection of plants that flower or retain colour and textures during the grey days between November and February.
Wakehurst's fascinating woodlands contain specimens of temperate trees from all around the world.
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