A feast for the senses in every season, Wakehurst – Kew’s wild botanic garden in Sussex – features more than 500 acres of ornamental gardens, woodlands, lakes and a private nature reserve. Highlights include the walled gardens, winter garden and wetland boardwalks. There are rare, beautiful and amazing plants at every turn, including magnolias, rhododendrons and Japanese maples. In the woodlands you’ll find many spectacular trees, including a grove of monkey puzzles, giant redwoods and much more. You can also visit the Millennium Seed Bank and learn about Kew’s vital conservation work.
Due to ongoing rule changes in response to the coronavirus pandemic, public gardens may experience unforeseen restrictions and opening hours. To avoid disappointment we advise you contact gardens directly before visiting. Please see the individual garden’s website. If you can’t find the information you require, please call the garden directly. You’ll find website links and telephone numbers on the individual garden pages in this online directory
Some gardens require you to pre-book your tickets before visiting the garden. If this applies to a garden you’re planning to visit, please ensure you take your 2-for-1 Card with you to validate your booking.
Using your 2-for-1 card at Wakehurst
- One free entry with one full-paying adult
- Use discount code gardenersworld
- Card valid for the whole property
- Before setting off check the garden’s website or call direct, as opening details can vary and one-off restrictions may apply
- To book tickets online, select your date and time, enter the discount code above and purchase 1 Gardeners' World ticket for 2 persons admission
- Ensure you take your 2-for-1 Card on arrival to validate your booking
Open all year, daily, 10am-6pm (4.30pm, Nov-Feb)
Adults & seniors £14.50, under-16s free. Booking essential – see website