School visits to Wakehurst

We are accepting bookings for school visits from 1 September 2020 onwards.

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The perfect classroom

Inspire and engage your pupils with our hands-on sessions run by experienced Wakehurst teachers and supported by our dedicated team of volunteers.

All our programmes are linked to the curriculum.

We cater for different ages, abilities and learning needs.

'I rank this visit as one of the best learning experiences I've ever had in 30 years of teaching.'
Primary teacher, Broadfield East school

Teachers can choose from

  • Children play with mud, Wakehurst activities

    Assisted visit

    A Wakehurst teacher will plan your visit with you to make sure your pupils have an enjoyable trip that is linked to the curriculum. We provide organised, fun, stress-free days that allow teachers to participate fully with their pupils. 

    We focus on promoting understanding of plant biology and the environment for all levels and age groups.

    We can accommodate groups of up to 120 students.

  • Girl on a school session at Wakehurst

    Self-led visit

    Self-led visits for pupils in full time education have free entry with bookings made in advance (7 days notice required).

    This also applies to groups with an Educational Group National Trust card.

Everything you need for a visit

  • The branches of a Wollemi pine at Wakehurst

    Browse our education sessions

    We offer a varied programme of curriculum-linked activities. Visits are planned in detail to meet individual requirements.

    Browse Wakehurst programmes
  • Coronation Meadow at Wakehurst

    Prices, planning and practical information

    Information about prices, visiting during coronavirus, health and safety, and terms and conditions. 

    Prices, planning and practical information
  • Rhododendron mallotum

    Book your visit

    Find out how to book a school visit to Wakehurst.

    Book your visit

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