Rhododendron at Wakehurst (Image: Jim Holden)
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What's on at Wakehurst

Our fun festivals and family events run throughout the year.
Wakehurst in spring (Photo:Jim Holden)
Walks and tours
Daily at 11.30am when availability allows. Please check at the Visitor Centre.

Daily guided walking tour of Wakehurst

Join us on a daily tour lasting 1-1½ hrs giving visitors the chance to see plants of seasonal interest and discover the fascinating history of the estate.
No need to book in advance, register at the Visitor Centre.
Scan of seed from secret structures exhibition
Art and exhibitions
Daily, 10am to 5pm

Secret Structures: inside the story of plants and fungi

A fascinating and original exhibition at Wakehurst providing a glimpse into the hidden world of plants and fungi.
Included with entry to the gardens

Repeats every week every Sunday and every Monday and every Saturday until Mon May 29 2017.
Saturday, May 27, 2017

Children enjoying wild wood weekend, photo Jim Holden
Family-friendly
27 May to 29 May 2017, 10am to 5pm

Wild Wood

Immerse yourself in Wakehurst’s wonderful woodlands with adventurous and fun activities for all the family. Tree climbing, woodland crafts, sculpture, stories, performance and play.

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Children enjoying wild wood weekend, photo Jim Holden
Family-friendly
27 May to 29 May 2017, 10am to 5pm

Wild Wood

Immerse yourself in Wakehurst’s wonderful woodlands with adventurous and fun activities for all the family. Tree climbing, woodland crafts, sculpture, stories, performance and play.

Monday, May 29, 2017

Children enjoying wild wood weekend, photo Jim Holden
Family-friendly
27 May to 29 May 2017, 10am to 5pm

Wild Wood

Immerse yourself in Wakehurst’s wonderful woodlands with adventurous and fun activities for all the family. Tree climbing, woodland crafts, sculpture, stories, performance and play.

Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Sep 05 2017.
Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Badger
Concerts and evening events
Tuesday evenings from 11 April until 5 September, times vary depending on time of year.

Badger watching

Join us on an evening of badger watching in the Loder Valley Nature Reserve at Wakehurst, a delight for anyone who loves the outdoors.
To find out more call 01444 894067

Repeats every day until Sat Jun 03 2017.
Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Woodpecker hat
Family-friendly
30 May to 3 June 2017, 11am–3pm

Weird and wonderful woodland life

Join us during May half-term to discover weird and wonderful facts about Wakehurst's woodland wildlife.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Woodpecker hat
Family-friendly
30 May to 3 June 2017, 11am–3pm

Weird and wonderful woodland life

Join us during May half-term to discover weird and wonderful facts about Wakehurst's woodland wildlife.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Woodpecker hat
Family-friendly
30 May to 3 June 2017, 11am–3pm

Weird and wonderful woodland life

Join us during May half-term to discover weird and wonderful facts about Wakehurst's woodland wildlife.

Friday, June 2, 2017

Woodpecker hat
Family-friendly
30 May to 3 June 2017, 11am–3pm

Weird and wonderful woodland life

Join us during May half-term to discover weird and wonderful facts about Wakehurst's woodland wildlife.

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Woodpecker hat
Family-friendly
30 May to 3 June 2017, 11am–3pm

Weird and wonderful woodland life

Join us during May half-term to discover weird and wonderful facts about Wakehurst's woodland wildlife.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Badger
Concerts and evening events
Tuesday evenings from 11 April until 5 September, times vary depending on time of year.

Badger watching

Join us on an evening of badger watching in the Loder Valley Nature Reserve at Wakehurst, a delight for anyone who loves the outdoors.
To find out more call 01444 894067

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Badger
Concerts and evening events
Tuesday evenings from 11 April until 5 September, times vary depending on time of year.

Badger watching

Join us on an evening of badger watching in the Loder Valley Nature Reserve at Wakehurst, a delight for anyone who loves the outdoors.
To find out more call 01444 894067

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Friends of Kew
Walks and tours
Thursday 15 June, Wakehurst

Gifts in Wills information tour: world's most valuable bank

Guided by an MSB scientist, you will explore the largest seed conservation partnership on the planet, as well as learn how you can help Kew protect biodiversity with a gift in your Will.
Booking essential.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Badger
Concerts and evening events
Tuesday evenings from 11 April until 5 September, times vary depending on time of year.

Badger watching

Join us on an evening of badger watching in the Loder Valley Nature Reserve at Wakehurst, a delight for anyone who loves the outdoors.
To find out more call 01444 894067

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Badger
Concerts and evening events
Tuesday evenings from 11 April until 5 September, times vary depending on time of year.

Badger watching

Join us on an evening of badger watching in the Loder Valley Nature Reserve at Wakehurst, a delight for anyone who loves the outdoors.
To find out more call 01444 894067

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Badger
Concerts and evening events
Tuesday evenings from 11 April until 5 September, times vary depending on time of year.

Badger watching

Join us on an evening of badger watching in the Loder Valley Nature Reserve at Wakehurst, a delight for anyone who loves the outdoors.
To find out more call 01444 894067

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Badger
Concerts and evening events
Tuesday evenings from 11 April until 5 September, times vary depending on time of year.

Badger watching

Join us on an evening of badger watching in the Loder Valley Nature Reserve at Wakehurst, a delight for anyone who loves the outdoors.
To find out more call 01444 894067

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Badger
Concerts and evening events
Tuesday evenings from 11 April until 5 September, times vary depending on time of year.

Badger watching

Join us on an evening of badger watching in the Loder Valley Nature Reserve at Wakehurst, a delight for anyone who loves the outdoors.
To find out more call 01444 894067

Saturday, July 22, 2017 to Sunday, July 23, 2017

Kew Science Festival 2017
Family-friendly
22 to 23 July, 10am to 5pm

Kew Science Festival at Wakehurst – science goes wild!

Join in with fantastic workshops, shows, tours and hands-on experiments that will inspire children and adults alike.

Monday, July 24, 2017 to Sunday, September 3, 2017

Wild Kids 2017
Family-friendly
Monday 24 July to Sunday 3 September

Wild Kids - woodland adventures

Enjoy a summer of outdoor discovery with activities, games and crafts led by Wakehurst’s expert learning and conservation teams.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Badger
Concerts and evening events
Tuesday evenings from 11 April until 5 September, times vary depending on time of year.

Badger watching

Join us on an evening of badger watching in the Loder Valley Nature Reserve at Wakehurst, a delight for anyone who loves the outdoors.
To find out more call 01444 894067

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Badger
Concerts and evening events
Tuesday evenings from 11 April until 5 September, times vary depending on time of year.

Badger watching

Join us on an evening of badger watching in the Loder Valley Nature Reserve at Wakehurst, a delight for anyone who loves the outdoors.
To find out more call 01444 894067

Repeats every week every Monday and every Thursday until Thu Aug 10 2017.
Monday, August 7, 2017

A kingfisher waiting in a tree for a catch
Learning and short courses
Monday 7 August and Thursday 10 August, 2017 from 5.30pm to 9.30pm

Kingfisher and badger watching

An evening for nature lovers in the Loder Valley Nature Reserve.
How to book
Please email adulted@kew.org or call 020 8332 5626

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Badger
Concerts and evening events
Tuesday evenings from 11 April until 5 September, times vary depending on time of year.

Badger watching

Join us on an evening of badger watching in the Loder Valley Nature Reserve at Wakehurst, a delight for anyone who loves the outdoors.
To find out more call 01444 894067

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