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  • Wakehurst - Glow Wild
    Glow Wild at Wakehurst Enjoy a magical walk through a winter wonderland as seasonal lanterns light up Wakehurst after dark
  • Wakehurst - autumn
    Autumn at Wakehurst Bring the family to enjoy the grounds and activities at Wakehurst this autumn
  • 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.

Plan your visit

Coming up

Children with lanterns at Wakehurst's Glow Wild event

Glow Wild
Don't miss our first Glow Wild festival of lights, where a trail of lanterns will turn Wakehurst into a winter wonderland.

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Wakehurst Autumn tours
Festive stroll and soup
Join one of our horticultural experts on a festive stroll around the garden, followed by warming soup. 9 December 2014.

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A willow angel christmas decoration

Willow Christmas decorations workshop
Learn how to make your own unique Christmas decorations from locally grown willow.

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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.

Eat and drink

What's on

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4 December 2014

Meadow Folk Exhibition

Photo of the meadow exhibition

An exhibition to celebrate the quintessential traditional hay meadow

Event date: 
3 May 2014 to 24 December 2014, 1am to 12am
Price: 

Included with entry to Wakehurst.

Glow Wild at Wakehurst

Wakehurst Glow Wild photo

Enjoy a magical walk through a winter wonderland as seasonal lanterns light up Wakehurst after dark

Event date: 
4 December 2014 to 7 December 2014
Event details: 
Two sessions every night at 4.30pm to 6.30pm and 6.30pm to 8.30pm
Price: 

Adults: £8, Children 4-16 years: £4

Family (2 adults and 2 children 4 -16 yrs): £20

Under 4s/Carer of a disabled person: Free

Wakehurst Season ticket holders and Friends of Kew: 20% discount

Tickets include parking. Advance booking essential.

5 December 2014

Free daily guided tours at Wakehurst

Winter Garden at Wakehurst

Daily tours allow visitors to see plants of seasonal interest and discover the fascinating history of the estate.

Event date: 
1 January 2014 to 23 December 2014
Event details: 
Daily at 11.30am and 2pm
Price: 

Included with entry to Wakehurst. No need to pre-book. Details from the Visitor Centre.

Venue: 

Tours start at the Mansion carriage ring

Meadow Folk Exhibition

Photo of the meadow exhibition

An exhibition to celebrate the quintessential traditional hay meadow

Event date: 
3 May 2014 to 24 December 2014, 1am to 12am
Price: 

Included with entry to Wakehurst.

Glow Wild at Wakehurst

Wakehurst Glow Wild photo

Enjoy a magical walk through a winter wonderland as seasonal lanterns light up Wakehurst after dark

Event date: 
4 December 2014 to 7 December 2014
Event details: 
Two sessions every night at 4.30pm to 6.30pm and 6.30pm to 8.30pm
Price: 

Adults: £8, Children 4-16 years: £4

Family (2 adults and 2 children 4 -16 yrs): £20

Under 4s/Carer of a disabled person: Free

Wakehurst Season ticket holders and Friends of Kew: 20% discount

Tickets include parking. Advance booking essential.

6 December 2014

Free daily guided tours at Wakehurst

Winter Garden at Wakehurst

Daily tours allow visitors to see plants of seasonal interest and discover the fascinating history of the estate.

Event date: 
1 January 2014 to 23 December 2014
Event details: 
Daily at 11.30am and 2pm
Price: 

Included with entry to Wakehurst. No need to pre-book. Details from the Visitor Centre.

Venue: 

Tours start at the Mansion carriage ring

Meadow Folk Exhibition

Photo of the meadow exhibition

An exhibition to celebrate the quintessential traditional hay meadow

Event date: 
3 May 2014 to 24 December 2014, 1am to 12am
Price: 

Included with entry to Wakehurst.

Glow Wild at Wakehurst

Wakehurst Glow Wild photo

Enjoy a magical walk through a winter wonderland as seasonal lanterns light up Wakehurst after dark

Event date: 
4 December 2014 to 7 December 2014
Event details: 
Two sessions every night at 4.30pm to 6.30pm and 6.30pm to 8.30pm
Price: 

Adults: £8, Children 4-16 years: £4

Family (2 adults and 2 children 4 -16 yrs): £20

Under 4s/Carer of a disabled person: Free

Wakehurst Season ticket holders and Friends of Kew: 20% discount

Tickets include parking. Advance booking essential.

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More from Wakehurst

Wakehurst for kids

An action-packed guide to children's activities at Wakehurst.

A kids's guide to Wakehurst Place

Free guided tours

Discover the history of the Wakehurst estate

Wakehurst Mansion and grounds in the summer sun

Season ticket

Free entry and parking at Wakehurst.

Open gate in the Henry Price walled garden at Wakehurst

Millennium Seed Bank

Find out more about our vital work saving seeds

Visitors in the Millennium Seed Bank Exhibition