The Millennium Seed Bank is home to an underground treasure trove of over 2.4 billion seeds from around the world, keeping them safe and conserving them for the future.
Visit the official Kew website here for more information about visiting the Millenium Seed Bank.
Getting to the Millennium Seed Bank is possible by train if you hop off at Balcombe station (or Three Bridges). You will though either need to catch the 272 bus service to Wakehurst Place Drive which drops you off outside the entrance to the Royal Botanic Gardens or hail a taxi which takes around 14 minutes.
|Weekdays||06:30 - 14:30|
|Saturday||06:30 - 14:30|
|Staffing level||Part time|
|Telephone types||Coins and cards|
|Bureau de Change||Unavailable|
|Tourist Information Office||Unavailable|
|Nearest station with more facilities|
The nearest station(s) with more facilities than Balcombe are:
|Customer Service notes|
Call Customer Services 03451 272920
|Customer help points||Available|
|Everyday||Open 24 hours|
|Carpark name||Station Car Park|
|Car parking spaces||48|
|Cycle storage spaces||10|
|Sheltered cycle storage||Available|
|Cycle storage CCTV||Available|
|Cycle storage notes|
|Step-free access||Part of station|
|Step-free access notes|
Partially step free access. Step-free access via ramp from car park to platform 1 (for trains to London). Footbridge with steps to platform 2 (for trains to Brighton). Nearest step-free staffed station is Haywards Heath.
|Ramps for train access||Available|
|Accessible ticket machines||Available|
|Accessible Booking Office counter||Unavailable|
|Accessible taxis notes|
Accessible taxis to/from this station to/from the nearest accessible station can be arranged through Southern Assisted Travel - 0800 138 1016. For other taxi journeys, contact local taxi companies, details of which can be found at www.traintaxi.co.uk.