School visits to Wakehurst

We are open for school bookings. Come and join us in the great outdoors.

Pupils on a school visit at Wakehurst

We look forward to welcoming schools back to Wakehurst from 19 April 2021.

Please email schoolswp@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.

'Students and teachers enjoyed the visit very much. The activities, the experiments and the visit to the seed bank were very well organised and run professionally. A big thank you to the team for the time and effort. The staff are very experienced, knowledgeable, friendly and supportive to all students and teachers. We had a great day!'

Brook House Sixth Form College

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