Wakehurst

Explore our wild botanic garden, home to the Millennium Seed Bank and over 500 acres of the world’s plants in the heart of Sussex.

Wakehurst mansion and pond

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Find out more about prices and time slots. 

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

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

What's in the gardens

Read & watch

  • Children play at Wakehurst

    Families

    With over 500 acres of woodland and gardens to explore, this is the perfect day out for your family. Don't forget to hire a Wakehurst Explorer backpack and be an adventurer for the day!

    Families at Wakehurst
  • Tomato soup

    Eating and drinking

    We will have pop-up food stalls whilst our restaurants and cafes are closed.

    Eating and drinking at Wakehurst
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    Coronavirus guidance

    See the changes we've made and how our time slots work.

    Information for you

What's on 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.

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