Head to Wakehurst, Kew's wild botanic garden in Sussex, to discover the vast expanse of natural beauty and dramatic landscapes.
Whether it's the stunning autumn vistas and buds of spring, or the vibrant summer blooms and winter showstoppers, with over 500 acres to discover there is something whatever time of year you choose to explore. Enjoy discoveries at every turn, from the dramatic sandstone cliffs of the Himalayan Glade and the wildlife-filled wonder of the Loder Valley Nature Reserve, through to the silvery beauty of birches in Bethlehem Wood.
Witness the world's most ambitious conservation project, the Millennium Seed Bank, now the largest and most diverse wild plant species genetic resource in the world, and explore the Elizabethan Mansion, home to a gallery of botanical works of art. Discover a wealth of fascinating history, beautiful gardens and inspiring conservation work with a visit to Wakehurst.
What happens on the day?
Your entry to Wakehurst is valid all day, so you're free to spend as much time exploring as you like. There's over 500 acres of diverse botanical life to discover, including the Himalayan Glade, Westwood Lake and the temperate woodland. Discover the Elizabethan Mansion, dating back to the 16th century, situated in beautiful formal gardens ablaze with colourful flowers. Don't miss the Walled Garden, bursting with colour from Spring through to Autumn. With an emphasis on conservation running throughout the entire property, you'll also find the world's most ambitious conservation project, the Millennium Seed Bank, and the Loder Valley Nature Reserve, home to 300 plant species as well as dormice, badgers, kingfishers and more.
Make sure to give yourselves time to explore the ground floor of Wakehurst Mansion itself, home to a gallery of botanical artwork along with other exhibitions and events across the site throughout.
Location: West Sussex - West Sussex
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Packet seed only will incur a carriage charge of £2.99.
All other products incur a carriage charge of £4.99.
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Dobies wants to ensure that all of our plants are delivered to you in the best condition for planting. Unfortunately there are some postcodes that take longer to deliver to and therefore we can not guarantee this, so we are sorry to advise that we do not ship live plants to the following areas; HS, IV41-IV56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR25, ZE1-ZE3.
Non Standard Deliveries
Northern Ireland, Channel islands, Isle of Man & Isles of Scilly & areas of Scotland with postcodes starting AB30 plus, HS, IV1 to IV40 plus, KA27, KA28, KW1 to KW16, PA20 to PA38, PA41 to PA80, PH10-PH40, PH42 to PH50 and ZE: For orders weighing less than 2KG standard carriage charge applies. Where the weight of the large order is 2k to 10kg the carriage charge is £9.99. Where the weight of the order is over 10kg the carriage charge is £14.99.
Republic of Ireland: For orders weighing less than 2kg standard carriage charge applies. Where the weight of the order is 2kg and above the carriage charge is £14.99.
Other EU countries: We can only deliver packet flower and vegetable seed to other EU countries. The carriage is £4.99 per order.
Very Large items
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