School visits to Wakehurst

Autumn is a spectacular time of year to visit Wakehurst. Come and join us in the great outdoors.

Children on a school session at Wakehurst

We look forward to welcoming your school to Wakehurst. Please email wakehurstschools@kew.org to discuss your visit.

Discover a world of plants at Wakehurst, our wild botanic garden in the heart of the Sussex countryside. 

We offer exciting curriculum-linked education sessions for your school, university or college.

We have sessions available for all ages, abilities and learning needs. From Early Years to Key Stage 5, Wakehurst is your perfect outdoor classroom.

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Everything you need for a visit

  • Kid with magnifying glass

    Browse our education sessions

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

  • Coronation Meadow at Wakehurst

    Prices, planning and practical information

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

  • Rhododendron mallotum

    Book your visit

    Find out how to book a school visit to Wakehurst.

'The staff were fantastic and the activities on the day enhanced the children's learning about the Rainforest topic. They enjoyed the indoor activities and the Rainforest walk and ephemeral Art gave them an opportunity to enjoy the beautiful surroundings. A very enjoyable day, can't thank the staff at Wakehurst enough.'

St Peter’s Henfield Year 3

Autumnal trees by a wooden bridge over a lake at Wakehurst

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