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  • aerial view of The Hive lit up at night
    Celebrating The Hive at Kew Explore the journey of the British bee through UK innovation and design.
  • Autumn in the arboretum at Kew
    What to see in the Gardens Don't miss these seasonal highlights at Kew.
  • Quercus castaneifolia acorns
    Meet the experts guided tours Every Tuesday go behind the scenes and learn about the world-leading science, conservation and horticultural work that Kew is undertaking.
  • Christmas at Kew As twilight falls the magic begins... tickets now available for 23 November - 2 January.

Christmas at Kew

A botanical wonderland awaits, with brightly coloured laser beams dancing over water, a tunnel of lights, scented fire garden and fairy-tale avenues of flora.

Find out more and book tickets

Kew Science blog

Image showing mature seed-cones of Brewer Spruce Picea breweriana, Iron Mountain, Oregon
24 October 2016
Kew scientist Michael Way reports on an expedition to the western United States to collect seed from priority conifers for Kew’s Global Tree Seed Bank Project.
Image showing P. erinaceus logs felled in Sierra Leone
11 October 2016
Kew scientist Noeleen Smyth highlights the latest discussions regarding the international trade of wild plants.

Halloween tour

Silouette of a witch flying over the Palm House at halloween

Discover the spooks and spectres hiding in the shadows at Kew

Shopping at Kew

Fikkerts Palm House toiletries

Choose from our wide range of Kew inspired toiletries


Flora Japonica book cover

Discover the beauty of Japanese native flora

Wedding venues

An unforgettable wedding in the unique Kew Gardens

Join Kew

Photo of girl pointing at pink flowers

Enjoy unlimited access to Kew and Wakehurst

Visit Wakehurst

The Water Gardens at Wakehurst

Kew's country garden in the High Weald of Sussex

Book of the month

A year in the garden children's colouring book

Explore a year in the garden with this delightful colouring book

Science at Kew

DNA extraction

We're using our expertise to help address critical global challenges