The Winter Garden, Jim Holden > Visit 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 4.30pm (last entry 4pm)

Mansion and Millennium Seed Bank close at 3.30pm (last entry 3pm)

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

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

Berries at Wakehurst