Kew’s garden in Sussex

Wonderful Wakehurst! Whatever the time of year, the grounds of Wakehurst are a sight to behold.

Wander through ornamental gardens, temperate woodlands and national plant collections. Follow a sculpture trail, spot wildlife or take freshly made afternoon tea. With the Millennium Seed Bank also on site, there is so much to explore – where will you start?

From open sweeps of countryside to carpeted woodlands, from rolling hills to valleys and ravines, Wakehurst is a feast for the eyes. Take a look at the vistas and landscapes to be explored at Wakehurst.

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.


Visit the Seed Café or The Stables restaurant for a great range of meals and snacks. Pick up freshly baked goodies to take home with you from the Bakery.

Open daily at 10am (closed only on 24 and 25 December).
Wakehurst, Ardingly, Haywards Heath, Sussex, RH17 6TN.