Wakehurst Place Botanical garden
Open throughout the year,
Wakehurst beautiful botanic gardens located in West Sussex and managed by Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Set in 465 acres of country estate, Wakehurst boasts ornamental gardens, temperate woodlands, a nature reserve, and an Elizabethan mansion.
Surround yourself in the natural beauty of the area, enjoy afternoon tea or learn about the essential conservation work of Kew's Millennium Seed Bank. With natural play areas for the children, and wildlife all around, there is something to keep everyone entertained.
A feast for the senses, Wakehurst features natural woodland and lakes, formal gardens, an Elizabethan house (five unfurnished rooms) and the 21st-century architecture of Kew's Millennium Seed Bank.
Wakehurst marks an international conservation milestone in 2010, having conserved seeds from ten per cent of the world's plant species.
Wakehurst Place is leased from the National Trust and is managed by Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. More info on their website here.
Dogs are not permitted on site, with the exception of guide, hearing and other assistance dogs.
Car parking charges for National Trust members were introduced in April 2014. More info on the Kew website here.