Family walking past dogwood stems

Walking in Winter

Wrap up and explore the Winter Walk around Seven Acres, filled with a colourful palette of bright white, red and orange stems, enticing textures and sweet scents.

Download the Winter Walk trail (1.1MB pdf)

You can also discover some of Wisley's many outstanding trees with our new bark trails. Beauty of Bark trail (1.7MB pdf)

Green banded swallowtail butterflyButterflies in the Glasshouse
16 January–6 March 2016

Banish the winter blues with a visit to our tropical display of colourful Butterflies in the Glasshouse. Be amazed by their many colours and sizes and learn about them with interactive displays. Book your date and time. RHS Members go free.

Wasp head

February half-term: Secret life of insects
13–21 February

Learn about how pollinating insects move, eat and taste with planting activities and crafts. Enjoy a free activity every day.
More about Secret life of insects

Family enjoying afternoon teaMother's Day
6 March

Spoil your mum at the garden this weekend, where early spring flowers will be out in abundance for a relaxing stroll. Also, visit Butterflies in the Glasshouse and enjoy an afternoon tea.
Book afternoon tea online or call 01483 225329.

Alpine Display of Narcissus & PetrocosmeaAlpine Society Show
13 March

Displays of alpine plants and bulbs as well as photographs of alpines around the world.
More about Plant Society events


Spring Plant FairSpring Plant Fair
18–20 March

Kick-start your gardening year at Wisley's Spring Plant Fair. Pick up quality spring plants from specialist growers and nurseries. More details coming soon.


Girl with Lindt Gold BunniesEaster garden detectives & Lindt Gold Bunny hunt
19 March–10 April

Hop through the garden this Easter on the trail of the Lindt Gold Bunny for a delicious treat. Bring your family along for a full day of fun every day and join in with arts & crafts sessions. 
More about Easter at Wisley

Photography in the garden

Wisley courses and workshops 2016

We have introduced exciting new courses in every RHS Garden. We hope you will find a course to match your needs and capture your interest.

2016 courses & workshops at RHS Garden Wisley (2.5MB pdf)
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