Daily guided walking tour of Wakehurst

Join us on a tour lasting 1-1½ hours giving you the chance to see plants of seasonal interest and discover the fascinating history of the estate.

Daily guided walking tour of Wakehurst

Date and time

Daily at 11.30am 

Additional 2pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays


Meet at the guide meeting point by the Stables restaurant.


Included with entry to Wakehurst. No need to book in advance.

About the tour

The guides will concentrate on the ornamental gardens close to the Mansion, looking at plants of seasonal interest as well as explaining some of the history of the house and gardens. They will also look at the vital conservation work being undertaken in the Millennium Seed Bank and by Wakehurst's horticultural team. 

Guides at Wakehurst are all dedicated volunteers with a wide knowledge and passion for the gardens. The free tour is designed for individuals and families.

We have a limit of 25 people, so if you are coming with a group please book a tailored tour by calling +44 (0)1444 894067 or email wakehurst@kew.org.