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Attractions at Wakehurst

  • Layers of spring colour at Wakehurst
    Spring at Wakehurst Celebrate spring colour at our Bluebells and Brimstones festival
  • Child running in willow arches at Wakehurst in the children's play area
    Play time Fun for children in the maze, carvings and willow tunnels of the natural play area
  • Loder Valley Nature Reserve at Wakehust
    Vistas and landscapes Rolling hills and plunging valleys make for beautiful scenery at every turn
  • Wildlife in the Loder Valley Nature Reserve at Wakehurst
    Loder Valley Nature Reserve Watch the wildlife in the woodlands, wetlands and meadows of the Loder Valley Nature Reserve
  • Photo of the entrance to the Millennium Seed Bank
    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.

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Spring Border at Wakehurst
The Spring Border is alive with flowers from late March through to late May.
The Bog Garden at Wakehurst
The Bog Garden is planted around a small pond close to the Slips.
The Mansion at Wakehurst
The present mansion was built in 1590 by Sir Edward Culpeper - a distant relative of Nicholas, the famous herbalist.
The Iris Dell at Wakehurst
Including the Slips, Black Pond, Ditch Beds, Iris Dell and Water Garden. The stream running through the Slips connects several water-based garden features.
Flowers in bloom in the Tony Schilling Asian Heath Garden
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.
Catkins of silver birch
The gardens at Wakehurst Place are home to National Collections of Skimmia, Hypericum, Betula and Nothofagus.
Westwood Valley at Wakehurst
The Westwood Valley, a steep ravine running from the Water Gardens to Westwood Lake, is home to Wakehurst's collecton of Asian plants.
Winter Garden at Wakehurst
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.
People walking through Wakehurst's woodland zone
Wakehurst's fascinating woodlands contain specimens of temperate trees from all around the world.

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