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.
Discounts and offers
Reduced ticket prices after 3.30pm
Enjoy discounted tickets to Wakehurst after 3.30pm during the summer months for late afternoon, peaceful strolls across over 500 acres of diverse landscapes.
Universal Credit and Pension Credit discounts
You can visit our gardens for £1 if you are in receipt of Universal Credit or Pension Credit.
This ticket allows you to book online or to walk up and pay £1 at our Visitor Centre.
Discounted tickets to Wakehurst are available for young people (17 to 25); corporate members; and others. Children aged 16 and under, and National Trust members go free.
Enjoy unlimited free visits to Wakehurst and car parking, exclusive access to events and discounts, and help us to build a greener future for all.
Come as a group to Wakehurst and enjoy discounted entry from £11.95 per adult.
Car-free travel discount
We offer a discounted ticket price of £7.50 to visitors travelling by public transport, bicycle or on foot,
Other ways to save
Bring a picnic
Grab your picnic blanket and favourite foods and drink, and head to Wakehurst for al fresco dining.
Free guided tours
Our daily walking tour led by experienced guides is included with entry to the gardens.
We love to welcome cyclists to our gardens.
There are bicycle racks available for your use.
Route 272 stops outside Wakehurst, serving Crawley, Haywards Heath and Burgess Hill (Monday to Saturday only).
Haywards Heath (6 miles away) is our closest station.
When you exit the station turn right for the Perrymount Road bus stop.
We are on the B2028, south of Turners Hill and north of Ardingly.
- From London, take the M25 then M23, leave at Junction 10, turn left onto the A264
- On the A264 go straight over first two roundabouts, turn right at next roundabout, onto the B2028
- Wakehurst is on the right after Turners Hill
On approaching Wakehurst please follow signage rather than relying on your Sat Nav, as it will bring you to the North Drive entrance which is the wrong one.