Last updated on 15 January 13

RHS Garden, Wisley

  4.9/5 (7 ratings)
  • Parties / Large Groups

    Groups (10+ adults): £9.75 per person when booked and paid for 14 days in advance.

  • Parking

    Parking was increased in 2007 from 1100 to 1467 spaces. We also have a coach park, disabled and parent and child parking all free of charge. There are several electric car charging points.

  • Disabled Access

    Our staff will be pleased to assist visitors with any special needs. Car parking spaces for Blue Badge Holders are located near the Garden Entrance. Adapted toilet facilities are available inside the garden and outside near the car parks. Our onsite catering facilities are all fully accessible, as are the Wisley Shop, the Plant Centre and the Garden Library. Wisley, like many other Gardens has varying and sometimes difficult surfaces so a free visitor map showing suitable routes around the garden is available from the Garden Entrance. Wheelchairs are available and there is a free electric mobility vehicle operating around the garden. We have plenty of wheelchairs so unless you need 5 or more of them, you won't need to reserve them. We have a limited number of single electric mobility scooters for hire. These must be booked in advance (phone 01483 212307). Prior experience of using one is required. You will also be asked to sign a form and pay a £5.00 cash refundable deposit when you collect your scooter.

  • Shopping

    The Wisley Shop has one of the most comprehensive gardening book selections in the world, as well as a wide selection of inspirational gifts to suit all tastes - including cards and stationery and contemporary products styles as well as RHS designs and timeless favourites.

  • Restaurant

    The Conservatory DIning Room - For something a little more special; book a table at our waiter service restaurant. Whether your group would like to enjoy a two or three course lunch, or relax with a High Tea, the Terrace Restaurant welcomes group bookings. Advance reservations are required, and for groups of 10+ can take the option of our group menu. For group reservations please telephone 01483 225949, or to make individual reservations please telephone 01483 211773

  • Light Refreshments

    Wisley has 3 cafes located within the garden. Conservatory Cafe-Our main self-service cafeteria offers everything from hot meals, salads, sandwiches and a huge selection of our famous Wisley cakes and pastries. Indoor and outdoor seating available. The Glasshouse Cafe-The Glasshouse Cafe provides visitors with a modern venue to enjoy modern cuisine whilst overlooking the impressive Wisley Glasshouse. Indoor and outdoor seating available. Orchard Cafe-Open during summer months only). The Honest Sausage at the Orchard Cafe offers among other refreshments, sausage and bacon sandwicheswhich can be eaten indoors or in the outdoor seating area. There is also The Wisley Coffee Shop located in front of the Wisley Shop (outside the garden). The Coffee Shop serves speciality coffees, sandwiches, soup, pastries, and Wisley cakes. Indoor and outdoor seating available.

  • Picnic Area

    Wisley offers two specially designated Picnic Areas in the garden. Visitors wishing to picnic in the garden should use these areas. Picnic hampers and cool-boxes will not be allowed. We also have a picnic area located next to the Coach Park outside the garden.

  • Pets

    Only guide and registered support dogs are allowed in the garden.

  • Alcohol license

    The garden has an alcohol license.

  • Special Events

    There are special events held through out the year: Butterflies in the Glasshouse (Jan & feb) Orchids in the Glasshouse (March & April) Grow Your Own w/e (End March) National Gardening Wk (April) Budding Gardeners (end May) Great Garden Adventure (July and August) Wisley Flower Show (Sept) A Taste of Autumn (Oct) Please check our website for details of dates, times and costs etc.

  • Family/Baby changing facilities

    There are baby changing facilites.