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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25% off Gift Wakehurst memberships this Christmas*. Now £27.38 for a year of memory making in our 535 acres. Visit us or call 01444 894066.

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Find out more about booking time slots and our prices.

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10am – 4.30pm (last entry 4pm)

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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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    Shopping

    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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    Plants

    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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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.

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Talks and courses

Learn a new skill or improve your knowledge of horticulture, craft or wellbeing with our range of short courses.

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*Valid for Wakehurst gift membership purchases only, bought between 1 December - 3 January, when purchased with a credit card or cash, not direct debit. Standard price £36.50. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer.