Glow Wild 2022 at Wakehurst

Join us at Wakehurst on a spellbinding winter lantern trail for all ages.

Moon and star lanterns, deer installation, tallest-living Christmas tree and lanterns at Glow Wild 2022


Selected evenings 24 November 2022 to 1 January 2023


4.30pm to 10pm (last entry 8.20pm)

Quiet sessions available at 4.15pm on selected evenings.




Adult: £17.00

Adult Wakehurst member / Kew member: £14.00

Child (aged 4 to 16): £11.00

Family (2 adults, 2 children): £53.00

Family Wakehurst member / Kew member: £46.00

Child (under 4): Free

Carer: Free

Glow Wild returns for 2022

Our enchanting winter lantern trail is back for its ninth year, and it's packed full of surprises, including a brand-new route.

As darkness falls, the gardens are brought to life with beautifully hand-crafted lanterns and captivating light installations created by leading artists.

This year, Glow Wild celebrates the spectrum of colours in nature, inviting you to explore how we see colour and the role it plays in our daily lives.

Exclusive adults-only sessions

Looking for a heart-warming date night or fun evening out with friends? If yes, our brand-new adults-only sessions are just the thing.

Every Friday night at 8pm, tickets will be reserved solely for visitors over 18 years, offering a unique experience at Glow Wild.

Important information

  • There will be limited capacity with timed entry slots. Make sure you plan ahead to secure the date and time of your choice.
  • Glow Wild ends at 10pm with last entry at 8:20pm.
  • Only guide dogs or registered disability assistance dogs are allowed in the gardens.
  • The gardens close for day visitors at 3pm (last entry 2pm) for the duration of Glow Wild.
  • For entry times, ticket information and contact details, check out everything you need to know for Glow Wild 2022.
  • You can book with confidence for Glow Wild. Come along knowing that the safety and wellbeing of our visitors is of the upmost importance to us. We are continually monitoring and responding to the Covid-19 pandemic situation as it evolves. Any updates will be communicated with you ahead of your visit.
Colourful rhododendrons in spring at Wakehurst

Become a Wakehurst member

Enjoy priority booking and discounted tickets to Glow Wild as a Wakehurst member.