Facilities & access


  • Parking (not National Trust) - charges apply to NT members
  • Enjoy lunch of seasonal and local produce at The Stables
  • Fresh homemade sandwiches and cakes at the Seed CafĂ©
  • Take home the perfect gift from the Kew-run shop
  • Enhance your own garden with something from the plant centre
  • Toilets
  • Wakehurst allows free access to members of the National Trust within the UK. This does not include reciprocal agreements made between the National Trust and other parties
  • Dogs are not permitted on site, with the exception of guide, hearing and other assistance dogs

Family & children

  • A wonderful botanic garden and woodland with open spaces to explore and relax
  • Children's trails and family guide
  • Kingfisher hide
  • Baby-changing facilities
  • Pushchairs and baby back-carriers admitted
  • Bikes, balls, scooters or similar are not permitted as Wakehurst is a botanic garden and its collections must be protected


  • Designated mobility parking near visitor centre
  • Adapted toilet in visitor centre, Stables Restaurant, garden and Millennium Seed Bank
  • Wheelchair available
  • Sensory experience
  • Accessible garden route. Three single-seater PMVs, booking essential
  • Building - ramped access to house
  • Guide, hearing and other assistance dogs are welcome