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Wakehurst

Our wild botanic garden on the High Weald of West Sussex has over 500 acres of beautiful ornamental gardens, woodlands and a nature reserve. Wakehurst is also home to the Millennium Seed Bank, the largest wild seed conservation project in the world.

Visiting Wakehurst

Opening times

Open daily at 10am 

Gardens close at 6pm (last entry 5.30pm)

Mansion and Millennium Seed Bank close at 5pm (last entry 4.30pm)

Crocuses

Plan your visit

All you need to know to plan your visit to Wakehurst. For information about tickets, opening times, getting here, parking, eating and drinking, access, family and group visits.

Plan your visit

Iris Dell in spring (Image: Jim Holden)

What's on at Wakehurst

There's plenty to see and do at Wakehurst, whatever the season. With natural play areas for the children, and wildlife all around, there is something to keep everyone entertained.

​Find out what's on

Spring flowers in bloom