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Autumn at Wakehurst

As the trees begin to brown, and the air starts to chill, wrap up warm and take a stroll through the grounds at Wakehurst this autumn.

This autumn, take a guided tour around Wakehurst - perhaps you'll find an area that you have not discovered before. Enjoy our half term activities with your family, or simply take a wander around the spectacular 500-acre site. 

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Wakehurst's autumn highlights

Children lying in autumn leaves at Kew Gardens

Half term fun

Make the most of half term with the kids this week, and enjoy a variety of autumnal activities at Wakehurst. Best of all, children get into Wakehurst absolutely free. 


Autumn colour: 
Explore the 500-acre site at Wakehurst, and bask in the glorious golden colours of autumn. 



What's on at Wakehurst - Autumn 2014

Willow sculpture by Tom Hare

Sculpture trail: Work your way around a delightful willow trail. Created by the international artist Tom Hare, this stunning display includes seed pods and giant mushrooms, and is a must-see.

Tom Hare's willow sculpture trail

Photo of the meadow exhibition

Meadow Folk: Learn all about the traditional hay meadow, including the people who dedicate their time towards looking after them. The exhibition also focuses on the wildflower of the week, and a wildflower trail.

Meadow Folk exhibition



Wakehurst Autumn tours

Free guided tours: Discover plants of seasonal interest and learn about the rich history of Wakehurst on one of our daily walking tours. 

Free daily walking tours


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