Room on the Broom Adventure at Wakehurst

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Wakehurst Royal Botanical Gardens

Home to the Millennium Seed Bank

Location address: Haywards Heath, RH17 6TN
Chosen age group:

Ages: children 0 - 18 · adults 18+ years

Available tickets:
Adult Entry £14.95 per sessionYoung person (17-25 yrs) £7.50 per sessionAdult post 3.30pm entry £7.50 per session +9 more
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A summary
Children 16 and under go FREE. Runs between the 15 - 30 October, just in time for Halloween! 10am to 5pm | early opening at 9.30am on 15, 20, 23, 29, 30 October (for all) Room on the Broom Adventure It may be blustery outside, but Witch really needs your help! Follow Witch’s trail through Wakehurst's wild botanic garden to see if you can find the items she’s lost along her way. Don’t forget to watch out for Dragon on your journey. Refreshments from Brighton-based Solitary Bee available along the trail, who will be serving up Tiger Moth coffee with Sussex milk, Flint Owl organic bakery pastries, and more. Tickets Children 16 and under go FREE Young Person (17-25): £7.50 Young Person late entry from 3.30pm: £3.75 Adults: £14.95 Adults half-price with late entry from 3.30pm: £7.50 Visitors receiving Universal Credit or Pension Credit: £1 National Trust members: FREE Blue Light Card Holders: FREE Blue Light Card Holder guests: £7.50 Car-free travel, for visitors travelling by public transport, bicycle or on foot: £7.50 © 2001 & TM Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler. Licensed by Magic Light Pictures Ltd.
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Wakehurst Royal Botanical Gardens
Home to the Millennium Seed Bank
In the heart of Sussex, lies one of the most biodiverse places on Earth - Wakehurst, Kew's wild botanic garden, home to the UK’s largest conservation project, the Millennium Seed Bank and an Elizabethan Mansion. Make a day of it and immerse yourself in 200 hectares of ornamental gardens, woodlands and a nature reserve. 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.
A truly magnificent mission | daily, 10am to 5pm. £3 per child. Pre-booking advised. Recreate the truly magnificent broom with our sticker hunt activity to accompany the Room on the Broom trail.
Learning aims
Aim 1
Learn about why leaves fall from trees in autumn
Aim 2
Learn about wildlife
Wakehurst and Kew member’s early opening 15, 16, 20, 22, 23, 27, 29, 30 October | 9am Get a head start on the Room on the Broom adventure with exclusive members-only early opening on selected dates. Quiet Sessions 16, 22, 27 October | 9.30am to 10am Our 9.30am opening slots will also be available to book as quiet sessions for those who may benefit from a quieter session.
Pricing information
Ticket nameAdult Entry
InformationCar parking is included with your admission ticket.
Ticket nameYoung person (17-25 yrs)
InformationYou will need to show proof of age. Car parking included.
Ticket nameAdult post 3.30pm entry
Ticket nameCar free travel
InformationFor visitors travelling by public transport, bicycle or on foot.
Ticket nameBlue Light Card guest
Ticket nameYoung person post 3.30pm
InformationEntry post 3.30pm
Ticket nameAdd on activity
InformationPer child for our Truly magnificent mission activity. Pre-booking on our site is advised.
Ticket nameConcession £1 ticket
InformationFor visitors receiving Universal Credit or Pension Credit. Proof of either Universal Credit, Pension
Ticket nameChild (0-16 years)
InformationChildren must be accompanied by an adult.
Ticket nameNational Trust Member
InformationEntry is free to NT Members but Car parking charges apply as a contribution to RBG Kew
Ticket nameKew and Wakehurst Member
InformationThis event and parking is included in your Membership package.
Ticket nameBlue Light Card holders
InformationFor Emergency Services, NHS, social care workers and military personnel. The promotion code will be
Where we'll be
Wakehurst Gardens, Selsfield Road, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH17 6TN
Enhanced DBS
Basic DBS
Risk Assessment
Public Liability Insurance
Safeguarding Training
First Aid Training
First Aid Kit
Smoke Detector

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Cancellation Policy
Wakehurst cancellation policy is found on its site:

My experience consists of a leisure activity, on a specific date(s), and therefore the 14-day ‘cooling off period’ under the Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013 does not apply.