Kew the Movies at Wakehurst - getting here and access
Information about getting here using public transport, together with directions on how to get here and where to park if you come by car.
Where to arrive
- Entrance and exit for all ticket holders is via the Wakehurst Visitor Centre.
- From here it is an approximately four-minute walk (500 metres) to the cinema site.
There is a designated drop-off/pick-up area in the main car park at Wakehurst.
Car parking charges at Wakehurst place are included in the ticket price for Kew the Movies at Wakehurst. The car park will be open for event ticket holders from 6pm on the event day.
- Patrons are asked to car share where possible.
- Priority parking for Blue Badge holders is allocated nearest to the entrance to the Visitor Centre for disabled customers. Please note that these are on a first-come, first-served basis and cannot be reserved.
If you are arriving by taxi please make sure you have made arrangements for your return journey in advance. Here is a list of local taxi numbers:
- Station Taxis: 01444 410410 / 01444 254444
- Central Taxis: 01444 441616
- Home Charles Cars: 07815 048648
- TNT Cars West Sussex: 07748 683522
- CS Taxis: 01444 441616
- Taxis R Us: 01444 250250
- Southdown Cars: 01342 317400
Bicycle park racks are available at the Visitor Centre. Please note that owners leave bikes at their own risk.
- A number of parking spaces for cars displaying a disabled badge are available next to the Visitor Centre.
- We are unable to reserve any spaces specifically and spaces are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Access to the arena
- A disabled guest plus one carer may enter from 6.15pm (15 minutes before the general public) via the Wakehurst Visitor Centre.
- The Mansion and Croquet Lawn are reachable via a hard-surface, step-free path from the Visitor Centre.
- From the Visitor Centre to the event site is a distance of approximately 500 metres.
Disabled viewing area
- There is a designated disabled viewing area at the event. The stewarding team, wearing yellow high-visibility vests, will be on hand to guide you to the location.
- The designated area is accessible via a flat route and offers excellent views of the screen.
- Please note that space in the disabled viewing area is solely for the use of disabled guests plus one carer per guest.
If you plan to arrive early, we recommend you bring a folding chair for the queue.
There are adapted toilets (unisex) in easy reach (approximately 50 metres) of the disabled viewing area at the event and in the Visitor Centre.
Wheelchair access and guide dogs
- There are wheelchairs at all gates available on a first-come, first-served basis. Mobility scooters are not available.
- Guide dogs or registered disability assistance dogs are allowed within the Gardens.