Corporate events at Wakehurst

Wakehurst has a range of spaces to hire, from our Elizabethan Mansion to our stunning seed bank.

Wakehurst Mansion

From our spectacular historical Mansion to the futuristic seed bank, hold a corporate event in a venue like no other.

Your event in the Mansion

The Mansion at Wakehurst is a truly unique setting offering character and flexibility for board meetings, away days, conference and training events or corporate entertainment such as summer parties or gala dinners.

Choose from three exclusive rooms, all situated on the ground floor with natural daylight and high sculptured ceilings, overlooking beautiful views of our wild botanic gardens and the Mansion pond.

Enhance your event by hosting drinks and canapés on our Mansion's manicured lawns.

Essential information 


  • Exclusive use of the Mansion up to 180 (standing)
  • Gallery up to 80 (seated)
  • Dining Room up to 60 (seated)
  • Gallery and Dining Room combined up to 140 (seated)

Your event in the Millennium Seed Bank 

The Millennium Seed Bank (MSB) is a world class facility committed to preserving the world’s plants.

The striking glass structure is suitable for standing events such as drinks & canapé receptions, BBQ’s and networking events held around our current exhibition.

Cutting-edge science taking place behind the scenes, your guests can see right into the laboratories making its an inspirational space to hold your event for up to 200 guests.

The Wakehurst team can offer personalised tours around the Atrium.

We can also offer a grassy outdoor space right alongside the building, available for team building activities and marquees.

Get in touch

If you would like to find out more or discuss your event requirements, please contact our Venue Hire Team:

Tel: 01444 894024


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Support us

By hosting an event at Kew, you’re supporting our work to help sustain the Gardens and build a better understanding of the world’s plants and fungi.