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Peter Rabbit Goes Wild At Wakehurst

[three_fifth]Enjoy garden games and wild adventures this Easter holiday as Wakehurst transforms into a warren of Peter Rabbit themed activities, from March 30 until April 15 Peter Rabbit goes wild at Wakehurst!

Experience a festival filled with interactive trails, crafts and story-telling as you enter the world of Beatrix Potter’s iconic tales. Children will love exploring the beautiful walled garden, getting their hands dirty sowing seeds and learning all about the wonderful world of plants. Enjoy an interactive trail through the botanic gardens, settle down for a reading of Beatrix Potter’s enchanting stories or test your bounce with a sack race.

Wakehurst, Kew’s wild botanic garden in Sussex, hosts more than 500 acres of stunning gardens, woodlands and a nature reserve. It is also home to the Millennium Seed Bank, the largest wild seed conservation project in the world, you can watch scientists at work and discover more on the vital mission to conserve the world’s plant species.

A Wakehurst day admission ticket includes entry to the Peter Rabbit activities, all activities are free of charge and no booking required. Normal garden admission prices apply – Adults £12.50, Children (16 and under) are FREE.


Become a Friend of Wakehurst

Would you like to enjoy unlimited visits to Wakehurst all year round? Become a Friend of Wakehurst today! Annual membership costs less than 50p a week and entitles you to free entry to Wakehurst and the Millennium Seed Bank, as well as benefits including regular e-newsletters, free car parking and one free entry to Kew Gardens. For more information and list of benefits, visit: or see the team at the Wakehurst Visitor Centre.

For more information and ticketing, visit:


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What’s On
At Wakehurst

Easter Egg Trail

March 30 – April 1
Enjoy an Easter egg trail through Wakehurst’s
gardens, rewarded with a Divine chocolate
egg, £4.00 per participant.

Badger Watching

April 3 – September 25
Tuesday evening escorted badger-watching tours to the purpose built hide in the Loder Valley Reserve, booking required.

Wild Wood Festival

May 26 – 28
Wakehurst’s wonderful woodlands come alive this May Bank Holiday with family activities, tree climbing, story-telling and much more.

Science Festival at Wakehurst

July 21 & 22
A science-filled weekend of family activities, games, experiments and talks, join experts as they bring science to life in the gardens and Millennium Seed Bank.

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Competition Time

We have teamed-up with Wakehurst to offer you the chance to WIN a family day out during spring to enter click here.

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