Plan your visit to Wisley

Contact us & address

Our Address

RHS Garden Wisley
Woking
Surrey
GU23 6QB

Contact us

All Garden and Garden Centre enquiries and Wisley switchboard

01483 224234

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Opening times

Visiting Wisley

Garden opening times

You no longer have to book tickets in advance to visit the garden. Pre-booking is still available for members and non-members, if you would prefer to book in advance. Book your garden visit >

Monday – Friday
10am – 6pm
Saturday – Sunday (closed Christmas Day)
9am – 6pm
Last entry to garden 5pm

RHS Hilltop – The Home of Gardening Science

Monday – Sunday (closed Christmas Day)
10am – 5.45pm
Last entry to RHS Hilltop 5.15pm

Entry to RHS Hilltop – The Home of Gardening Science and its gardens – the Wellbeing Garden, World Food Garden and Wildlife Garden – is included as part of normal garden admission.

The Glasshouse and Alpine Display House

Monday – Sunday (closed Christmas Day)
10am – 3.45pm
Last entry to The Glasshouse 3.30pm

Closure notice: The Glasshouse will be closed on Thursday 25 August 2022 for the School of Horticulture graduation ceremony. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.


Garden Centre opening times

Monday – Saturday
9am – 6pm
Sunday (closed Easter Sunday and Christmas Day)
11am – 5pm (browsing from 10.30am)

Tickets

Admission prices

RHS Members and guests (1 adult guest or up to 2 children) Free Free
Adults £17.55* incl Gift Aid £15.95 excl Gift Aid
Children 5–16 years £8.75* incl Gift Aid £7.95 excl Gift Aid
Family ticket (2 adults + 2 children) £45.05* incl Gift Aid £40.95 excl Gift Aid
Additional child (Family ticket) £8.25* incl Gift Aid £7.50 excl Gift Aid
Car-free travel offer (bus, cycle, on foot)** £13.20* incl Gift Aid £12 excl Gift Aid

* The RHS relies upon the generosity of its visitors to fund its charitable work. The prices marked * above include an additional 10% donation towards our charitable work, and enable us to claim Gift Aid on your admission. For more information on Gift Aid, please contact a member of our Visitor Services team.

**Proof of car-free travel will need to be provided before entering the garden.

One carer or companion is admitted free of charge per wheelchair user, visually impaired visitor or another person whose disability necessitates a carer.
 
Dogs not allowed in garden

For the safety of all our visitors, dogs are not allowed in the garden, with the exception of registered support dogs.

Food & drink

Taste of Wisley

Treat yourself to delicious food made from fresh, seasonal produce in our restaurant and cafés.

Terrace Restaurant

Brunch: Weekdays, 10am – 11am and Weekends, 9am – 10.45am
Lunch: Daily, 11.45am – 2.45pm
Afternoon tea: Daily, 3pm – 4.30pm

Wisley Café

Open daily: 9am – 6pm

Food Hall

Weekdays: 10am – 5.30pm
Weekends: 9am – 5.30pm

World Food Café

Open daily: 10am – 5pm

Glasshouse Café

Weekdays: 10am – 5.30pm
Weekends: 9am – 5.30pm

Stone Pine Café

Open daily: 10.30am – 4.30pm

The Honest Sausage van

Weekends only: 10.30am – 3pm

The Sky Terrace
Open daily (weather permitting): 12noon – 5pm

Shopping

Garden Centre

Pop in and browse curated collections of houseplants, unique plants and shrubs, gardening tools and accessories, and our eclectic selection of gifts and homewares.

Opening times
Monday – Saturday: 9am – 6pm
Sunday (closed Easter Sunday and Christmas Day): 11am – 5pm (browsing from 10.30am)

Getting here

Car-free

We welcome car-free visitors and offer a discount on garden entry when travelling to the garden by bus, bike or on foot (see admission prices). It’s easy to reach us by train, taxi, bus, bike and foot. Plan your car-free journey at Good Journey.

By shuttle bus

RHS Garden Wisley to Woking Station shuttle bus pilot scheme
We are pleased to offer our new 14 seater shuttle bus service operating between Woking Train Station and RHS Garden Wisley 7 days a week, available hourly 9am – 5pm from Woking to Wisley, and 9.30am – 5.30pm from Wisley to Woking.

To use the shuttle bus service, please pre-book a combined garden visit and shuttle bus ticket online.

For more information about the shuttle bus service, please see our Frequently Asked Questions.

By bike

Open air bike parking facilities are provided.
 

Cycle repair station

We have a cycle repair station located at the existing cycle hut at the edge of Car Park 3. Features of the station include a cycle repair stand with an integrated floor pump and heavy-duty tools, which provides a convenient facility for cyclists to carry out maintenance and repairs.

By train

The closest stations are West Byfleet (4 miles), Woking (6 miles) and Guildford (8 miles). There are no taxis on standby at West Byfleet. For times and tickets see the South Western Railway website. From Woking Station you can get our shuttle bus straight to the garden entrance.

By bus

You can catch the 715 Kingston to Guildford via RHS Garden Wisley, hourly, Monday–Saturday. Sundays and public holidays service run every 90 mins – with diversions. For more information visit the Stagecoach website.
 
Please note: The 715 bus stops along the pedestrian walkway of the A3. For buses travelling northbound, there is approximately a 15 minute walk to the main garden entrance. The bus stop on the southbound route is accessed via the pedestrian footbridge over the A3, approximately a 20 minute walk from the garden entrance, this route has limited access including steps and uneven surfaces.

By taxi

Local taxi firms ABCO and Network Cars offer fares to RHS Garden Wisley from Woking Train Station for £14 and from West Byfleet for £12 one way, please call 01483 888888 to book.

By car

RHS Garden Wisley lies between Cobham and Ripley in Surrey, off the main London to Portsmouth road (A3) south of Junction 10 of the M25. Follow the brown tourist flower signs on the A3 and M25 to the RHS Garden. Car parking is free.

For SatNav users the address is: RHS Garden Wisley, Woking, Surrey GU23 6QB
 

Electric vehicles

We have 8 standard 7.2 KWH 32 Amp sockets in operation in Car Park 1. They are supplied by EV Charge Online. There is a charge of 30p per KWH. Please go to the EV Charge Online website for more information and to set up an account ahead of your visit.

Group visits

Group visits

Located south-west of London and a short distance north of Guildford, RHS Garden Wisley is the place to see world-class horticulture and is a fantastic day out for groups throughout the seasons.

Pre-book a group visit:

Accessibility

Accessibility at the garden

We want to give as many people as possible the opportunity to enjoy Wisley. For a complete guide on what to expect before you arrive, when you arrive and during your visit, please see our detailed guide. Unfortunately the ground floor accessible WC in Hilltop are closed, the closest accessible toilet is on the second floor via the lift.

See accessibility information for our other RHS Gardens.

Safety

Visitor information on safety at the garden:
 
  • Please take care around water in the garden
  • Be aware that garden vehicles may be moving around
  • Sometimes the tracks and paths can be muddy, steep and uneven – please wear suitable footwear and take care
Help us to ensure you enjoy your visit with this simple SAFE guide:
 
  • Spend your time safely with us
  • Advise us of any emergencies or concerns
  • Follow any instructions
  • Enjoy your visit

Useful information

Smoking policy

During this hot weather, we ask that all visitors refrain from smoking in the gardens. Please use the signposted, designated areas only.

Guides and maps

See our interactive visitor map and guide to what’s looking good in the garden along with details on wheelchair accessible routes, toilets and other facilities.

Drone usage

We are concerned that the use of drones may introduce risks of injury to our staff or visitors, damage to our property, plants or local wildlife, or breaches of data protection laws. Personal drone usage is therefore prohibited at RHS Gardens. Commercial drone usage is also prohibited, save where occasionally commercial drone operators with suitable training and licences from the Civil Aviation Authority are allowed by the RHS to operate drones in an RHS Garden only where express permission has been provided to the drone operator in writing by the Head of RHS Garden Wisley.

Dogs in the garden

For the safety of all our visitors only registered support dogs are allowed in the garden.

Garden toys

We are sorry but garden toys, such as scooters and balls, are not permitted in the garden.

Get involved

The Royal Horticultural Society is the UK’s leading gardening charity. We aim to enrich everyone’s life through plants, and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place.