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  • Thought to be the world's largest living Christmas tree
    Wakehurst's giant Christmas tree See what is thought to be the country's largest living Christmas tree
  • Loder Valley
    Experience nature The Loder Valley Nature Reserve boasts diverse animal and plant life, bird hides, woodland, wetland and meadowland

Kew's garden in Sussex

Wakehurst Place is a National Trust site, managed by Kew Gardens. It is situated in West Sussex, set in 465 acres of country estate and boasts ornamental gardens, temperate woodlands, a nature reserve and an Elizabethan mansion. 

Surround yourself in the natural beauty of the area, enjoy afternoon tea, or learn about the essential conservation work of Kew's Millennium Seed Bank. With a natural play area for the children, there is something to keep everyone entertained.

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Attractions

Child explorer with binoculars at Wakehurst

There is always plenty to see at Wakehurst, from the blossom and blooms of the formal gardens to the diverse animal and plant life of the Loder Valley Nature Reserve. 

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Eat and drink

Homemade cake by Peyton and Byrne

Stop for a bite to eat in the Seed Café with its panoramic views and open-air terrace, or visit The Stables, a licenced self-service family restaurant, where you can enjoy lunch or afternoon tea.

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Millennium Seed Bank

Find out more about our vital work saving seeds

Visitors in the Millennium Seed Bank Exhibition