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.

Purple and white heather flowers in the Winter Garden

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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.

Frost formed on plants at Kew

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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    Group visits

    Come as a group to Wakehurst and enjoy discounted entry.

  • Aerial photo of spiralling grasses in American Prairie at Wakehurst

    Accessibility

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

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    Maps

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

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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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