Opening and closing times
Opening and closing times throughout the year for the gardens, attractions, cafés, restaurants, shops and car park.
Gardens open 10am – 6pm (last entry 5.30pm)
Open until one hour before the gardens close (last entry half an hour before):
- The Mansion
- The Millennium Seed Bank
Cafés and restaurants
Open 10am – 5pm:
- The Stables restaurant (near the Mansion)
Lunch served 11.45am – 2.30pm
Open 10am – 5.15pm:
Seed Café (Inside the Visitor Centre)
Disposable coffee cups
From 1 March 2019 visitors and staff will be charged 15p for a disposable coffee cup at all Wakehurst’s catering outlets. There is substantial evidence that paying for a cup is a more compelling method of changing habits than receiving a discount which is quickly forgotten. A charge creates an incentive to find a more financially sustainable alternative, reducing the amount of disposable packaging used. In much the same way that people now often carry a bag-for-life to avoid the 5p plastic bag levy, we hope that the new charge will reduce our environmental impact and positively reflect our commitment to sustainability.
Monday to Saturday: 10am – 5.30pm
Sunday: 11.30am – 5.30pm
Wakehurst is closed 24 and 25 December 2019.
Sometimes we have to close certain attractions or venues for maintenance or unforeseen circumstances. Please check to avoid disappointment.
See short-term closures