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.

Autumn colours of trees at Wakehurst

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Adults: £13.95

Children (16 and under): free

Wakehurst / Kew / National Trust* members: free

Some concessions are available for visitors with additional needs.

Opening times Arrow right

Open today: 10am 6pm (last entry 5.30pm)

The Mansion and Millennium Seed Bank close at 5pm (last entry 4.30pm)

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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.

Become a member Arrow right

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

What's on at Wakehurst

What's in the gardens

  • Children play at Wakehurst


    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

    Our two eateries have a range of hot food, tasty salads and delicious treats to fuel your trip. Keep a look out for our special roasts in the Mansion.

    Eating and drinking at Wakehurst
  • Moss growing on Rock Walk, Wakehurst


    Explore our magnificent living collection of woodland trees and plants.

    Plants 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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