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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.

Sunday, March 26, 2017

The Mansion
Family-friendly
26 March 2017, 12pm to 4pm

Mothering Sunday lunch – FULLY BOOKED

Enjoy a three course meal at Wakehurst on Mother's Day. The joys of spring will make this a day to remember with the bulbs emerging and trees coming into bloom.
Booking is essential
To reserve your place call 01444 894040 or email: Jessica.marshall@ampersandcatering.co.uk

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Children at Wakehurst
Family-friendly
8 April to 17 April 2017, 11am to 3pm

Woodlands secrets Easter egg trail

Decode clues throughout Wakehurst to claim a prize Easter egg
No need to book in advance, just turn up on the day.

Tuesday, April 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

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Bluebells at Wakehurst
Walks and tours
Wednesday 26 and Saturday 29 April 2017, various times

Walks to celebrate spring at Wakehurst

Discover the beauty of Wakehurst on a range of walks to celebrate spring. Join our volunteer guides for a walk through the wooded areas around the garden.

Friday, April 28, 2017

Wakehurst visitors relaxing in the watergardens
Concerts and evening events
Friday 28 April 2017, 6pm to 8.30pm

Friends of Wakehurst open evening

An exclusive evening for Friends of Wakehurst to explore the gardens after hours as the sun sets.
No need to book in advance

Monday, May 8, 2017

A kingfisher waiting in a tree for a catch
Learning and short courses
Monday 8 May, Thursday 11 May, Monday 7 August and Thursday 10 August, 2017 from 5.30pm to 9.30pm

Kingfisher and badger watching evening

An evening for nature lovers in the Loder Valley Nature Reserve.
For more details
Please email adulted@kew.org or call 020 8332 5626

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 weekend at Wakehurst

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, 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