Friends of Wakehurst/Kew/National Trust members* free
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Children (16 and under)** free
Visitors with a disability, students and senior citizens £12.95
Essential carers: free
Registered blind and partially sighted visitors: free
Buy your tickets when you arrive, tickets are not available online.
Buy gift tickets
* Parking charges apply to National Trust members entering Wakehurst for free
** An adult must accompany any child 16 or under
Our address is Ardingly, Haywards Heath, Sussex, RH17 6TN
By car/coach: we are on the B2028, south of Turners Hill and north of Ardingly.
On approaching Wakehurst please follow signage rather than relying on your Sat Nav, as it will bring you to the North Drive entrance which is the wrong one.
By bus: route 272 stops outside Wakehurst, serving Crawley, Haywards Heath and Burgess Hill (Monday to Saturday only). For 272 timetable and route map.
Gardens 10am – 4.30pm (last entry 4pm)
Please note that on the days of Glow Wild, winter lantern festival (Thursdays to Sundays, 22 November to 16 December 2018) the Gardens close at 3.30pm (last entry 3pm). We apologise for any inconvenience.
Mansion* and MSB 10am–3.30pm (last entry 3pm)
* The Mansion can be closed for private events, please check before you visit.
Sorry, no dogs (except assistance dogs)
Parking is free for ticket holders, Friends of Wakehurst and Friends of Kew.
Parking charges apply to all motor vehicles including motorcycles and National Trust members entering Wakehurst for free.
Spaces for Blue Badge holders are next to the Visitor Centre.
Coach parking is available in the main car park – see group visits
Buy your entry ticket and pick up a map at the Visitor Centre, by the car park.
You can also find out about our daily guided walks and what's in bloom.
If you want to visit the Loder Valley Nature Reserve pick up a permit at the Visitor Centre.
The Stables restaurant
Near the Mansion
Open daily 10am–3.45pm (lunch served 11.45am–2.30pm)
For hot meals, soups, salads, sandwiches and cakes
Inside the Visitor Centre
Open daily 10am–4.15pm
For teas, coffee, cakes, sandwiches and soups
Enjoy Christmas lunch at Wakehurst, 17 - 22 December
Join us for a special turkey or nut-roast Christmas lunch for £12.50, served daily in the Stables. A selection of festive side dishes, quiches, sandwiches, and baguettes will also be available.
Enjoy a delicious Boxing Day and New Year’s Day brunch
Treat yourself to a tasty brunch in The Stables restaurant at this festive time of year, served from 10am to 3pm. Choose from a full English breakfast, vegetarian breakfast, or the lighter choice of yogurt, granola, fruit and pastries. Fresh coffee, tea and juice will be served.
Bring a reusable cup to any of our outlets and receive a 25p discount on any hot beverages. Reusable cups are also available to purchase.
Our gift shop is inside the Visitor Centre. We have a fantastic range of Christmas cards, gifts and decorations - perfect for Christmas shopping.
Monday to Saturday 10am–5pm
We offer reduced ticket prices for groups of 10 or more. We also offer private guided walking tours.
We have so many places to explore and lots of family-friendly activities.
We want everyone to enjoy Wakehurst, so we aim to make it as accessible as possible.