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Opening times for Wakehurst

Wakehurst is open daily at 10.00am every day of the year, except Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

  Opening times

Closing times

March to October

Closing times

November to end February




(Last entry 5.30pm)


(Last entry 4.00pm)

Seed Bank




Mansion* 10.30am



*Please note that the Mansion may be closed to accommodate weddings and private events, particularly on Saturdays.

The Mansion does not play a large part in the overall visitor experience as the emphasis here is mainly on the gardens. However, if it is of particular interest to you, please telephone 01444 894071 before your visit or check with the visitor centre upon arrival.

All profits from our events help raise funds for Wakehurst.

Loder Valley Reserve

Bluebells in the Loder Valley Reserve

Entry to the Loder Valley Reserve is restricted to 50 people a day (no more than 25 per group). To obtain a permit allowing access please go to the ticket desk in the Visitor Centre on the day you wish to visit. No pre-booking is accepted.

For further information contact 01444 894066 (24-hr enquiry line) or email

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