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Wakehurst Place

Wakehurst Place Selsfield Road | Ardingly, Haywards Heath RH17 6TN, England
+44 1444 894066
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Review of Seed Cafe. Shocking rip off.

After our Glow Wild trail we decided to eat in the Seed cafe. Filthy tables, food on the floor was... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Horsham, United Kingdom
via mobile
Glow Wild amazing. But why Sold Out?

Glow Wild was really good - much better than I was expecting. And unlike others below we found the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Paul E
via mobile
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Enjoy the vast and beautiful grounds of Wakehurst. Situated in West Sussex and set in 465 acres of country estate, Wakehurst is glorious year-round with ornamental gardens, temperate woodlands, a nature reserve and an Elizabethan mansion. Besides the vast grounds, there is also a well-stocked gift shop, a cafe, a restaurant and a bakery.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Wakehurst Place Selsfield Road | Ardingly, Haywards Heath RH17 6TN, England
+44 1444 894066
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

After our Glow Wild trail we decided to eat in the Seed cafe. Filthy tables, food on the floor was off putting but Grandchildren were hungry so cleared a place for ourselves. One lad working behind the counter although I could see other staff laughing...More

1  Thank ShariWestSussex
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Glow Wild was really good - much better than I was expecting. And unlike others below we found the cafe was fine - the veggie curry was okay, fish fingers and chips for children, and baked potatoes are always a safe option. But why the...More

Thank Paul E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! Just returned from a lovely evening. About an hour's walk around the grounds, met with lantern animals, floating lanterns on the lake, streams of fire amongst the trees and a selection of wooden huts offering marshmallows, burritos, pizza, etc. We booked for the last...More

1  Thank tentgirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow, what a great experience! It was our first trip to Glow Wild, as we weren't sure our little boy would stay awake late enough the year before, and it was wonderful. A beautiful crisp clear evening was perfect for wrapping up warm and walking...More

1  Thank Verity E
Reviewed 1 week ago

I revisited Wakehurst yesterday and am so pleased to say it was as enjoyable as last year.I have just re read my review and agree with everything I wrote, including amazingly, a free tour with Jim again! It was just my friend and I and...More

Thank gwash6
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked ages ago for the special after dark Christmas walk at Wakehurst. I’m so glad we did - it was an absolutely stunning experience. Everything was brilliant - helpers utterly charming, displays varied and all outstanding. We went with our grandson of 3 and...More

Thank Intrepidtravellers_8
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great evening at this sell out event. We had never been before. It was a magical experience and must have taken ages putting all the lanterns up. Will definitely go again next year.

1  Thank Sheree J
Reviewed 1 week ago

First visit to Glow Wild and it was magical! The array of lighting was oustanding from coloured lanterns, animals, the UK's largest Christmas tree and the waterfall of candles. Very good value for money and will definitely go in future years.

Thank acceber1234
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited for the glow wild evening lantern walk, with husband and son 12. We all loved it, far better than I had imagined. Lovely staff, really cheerful, despite it being really cold. Just the right amount of people, not too busy, event was sold out....More

Thank Darren P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an amazing visit we loved it so well thought out,the children aged 5 and 3 had an amazing time Thankyou so much to all involved we will be back nxt year we loved it, magical where dreams come true

Thank tinkerbell241288
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17 September 2017|
Response from Intrepidtravellers_8 | Reviewed this property |
For general admission I believe you need to leave well before the first entry for the lantern festival. All the details are on the website.
18 June 2017|
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Response from mjatsts | Reviewed this property |
Wakehurst Place has an 'assistance Dogs only' policy.
kate x
29 May 2017|
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Response from anniead2016 | Reviewed this property |
If you want a cuppa and to walk the grounds I'd say at least 3 hours.