Visit Wakehurst

Whether you are a regular visitor or planning your first trip to Wakehurst, find out how you can make the most of your day.

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Find out more about booking time slots and our prices.

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10am – 6pm (last entry 5.30pm)

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On the High Weald of West Sussex, Wakehurst is accessible by car or bus, and is a short drive from Haywards Heath station.

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Enjoy unlimited entry to Wakehurst and the Millennium Seed Bank all year round as a Wakehurst member.

All the essentials

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    Eating and drinking

    Enjoy tasty food and delicious treats at our cafés and restaurants.

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    Pick up the perfect book, seasonal plant or just something for home from our gorgeous range of products inspired by the gardens.

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    Explore our extraordinary living collection of exotic trees and woodland plants sprawled over 500 acres.

We have a few dos and don'ts in place to keep everyone happy. Please also check our planned closures before your visit to avoid disappointment.

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    Group visits

    Come as a group to Wakehurst and enjoy discounted entry.

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    We aim to provide the best possible access throughout the garden, our buildings and other facilities.

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    Have a look at our general and accessibility maps to get the most of your visit.

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    Ways to save at Wakehurst

    Make the most of your visit to Wakehurst with a selection of discounts, affordable food and drink options, free tours, and budget transport options.

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Kew needs you

If you love Kew, help us conserve the world’s plants and fungi and protect the millions of lives that depend on them.

School visits

Wakehurst provides a perfect setting for an outdoor classroom. With access to our Millennium Seed Bank and our woodlands of the world, children of all ages will be inspired.

Don't miss these top sights

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Workshops at Wakehurst

Learn a new skill and connect with nature with our range of wellbeing workshops.

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Become a Wakehurst member

Enjoy unlimited visits, exclusive access to events and discounts, and help us to build a greener future for all.


Pay £35 by direct debit


Pay £40 by credit/debit card