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.

Mansion pond, Jim Holden

Full prices Arrow right

Adults: £13.95

Children (16 and under): free

Wakehurst / Kew / National Trust* members: free

Tickets can be bought at the gate.

Opening times Arrow right

Open today: 10am–6pm (last entry 5.30pm)

The Mansion and Millennium Seed Bank close at 5pm (last entry 4.30pm)

Directions Arrow right

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

Become a member Arrow right

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

Plan your day

A cup of coffee

Eating and drinking

Our cafés and restaurants offer lots of choice including hot meals, afternoon tea, coffee and cakes, sandwiches and snacks.

See menus and opening times
The shop at Wakehurst


Our gift shops are crammed with gifts, books, prints and souvenirs inspired by the plants and fungi of Kew. 

Visit our shops
Children play in the mud kitchen


We have a wide range of family events, holiday activities and kid-friendly places to explore. 

Families at Wakehurst

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.

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.

Group visit, Wakehurst, Jim Holden

Group visits

Come as a group to Wakehurst and enjoy discounted entry.

Group visits to Wakehurst


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

Accessibility at Wakehurst


Have a look at the map to make the most of your visit.

Map of Wakehurst

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Pack your day

Daily walking tour

Uncover the history of Wakehurst and see the seasonal wonders of our gardens on this daily extended expert tour. 

See walks and tours
Camera, creative classes

Talk and courses

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

See talks and courses