Plan your visit

Wakehurst in spring

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

Please note Wakehurst is owned by the National Trust but managed by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Entry is free to National Trust members on presentation of a valid membership card, however car parking charges apply as a vital contribution to RBG Kew’s conservation work at Wakehurst.

Please visit or call 01444 894066 to book your time slot and for further information on opening, safety measure and admission prices.

Important information

Pre-booking is encouraged to help reduce queues and keep visitors and staff safe. Please visit the Wakehurst website to book your tickets and to plan your visit.

Opening times: 10am–4.30pm (last entry 4pm)

Dogs are not permitted, except for assistance dogs.

Car parking donations apply. You can find out prices and more information on the Wakehurst website.

Get in touch: or call 01444 894 066 (Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm).

Pick up an arrival guide on your next visit with a map and seasonal highlights to show you where you can find some of the most beautiful and quiet spots in the gardens.