Friends of Kew free
Find out more about Membership
Adults £15.50* / £14
Children (4–16) £2.50
Children under 4 free
Concessions £14.50* / £13
(for visitors with a disability, senior citizens 60+ and students)
* Ticket prices include a voluntary donation
For full ticket prices including gift tickets, prices at the gate, family tickets and other discounted tickets
Our address is Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 3AE. Please use public transport as parking is limited.
By tube: Kew Gardens (500m to Victoria Gate)
By train: Kew Bridge (800m to Elizabeth Gate)
By bus: 65 stops at Victoria and Lion Gates, 391 stops nearby
By bike: racks are available at all gates
Free disabled access parking (for Blue Badge holders) at Kew's Ferry Lane car park, TW9 3AF
Open daily at 10am
Gardens close at 5.30pm, last entry at 5pm
Glasshouses, galleries, Climbers and Creepers, Treetop Walkway, Orangery restaurant and White Peaks café close at 4.30pm
Car park closes at 6pm
Open all year round except 24 and 25 December
For full closing details (closing times vary throughout the year)
Kew Gardens car park on Ferry Lane is near Brentford Gate (TW9 3AF)
Parking around Kew Gardens
Victoria Gate (TW9 3JR) closest to Kew Gardens station. Near to the Palm House, the galleries and the Broad Walk Borders. The Kew Explorer (our hop-on, hop-off land train) starts here. The Victoria Plaza, with café, shop and self-service lockers is next to Victoria Gate.
Elizabeth Gate (TW9 3AB) closest to Kew Bridge station. Near the Orangery restaurant and Kew Palace. Drop-off area and 3 disabled access parking spaces.
Brentford Gate (TW9 3AF) next to Kew's Ferry Lane car park. Near to White Peaks café and Climbers and Creepers. Disabled access spaces are available .
Lion Gate (TW9 2DF) nearer Richmond Station. Near the Japanese Gateway and Pavilion restaurant (open in summer), a long walk from the busier attractions
A free map is provided at the gates which displays top attractions, facilities, toilets, baby changing and suitable routes for buggies. Download a copy of a map of the Gardens.
There are a variety of cafés and restaurants within Kew Gardens. All our cafés have level access and are self-service.
At Victoria Gate
For teas, coffees and a selection of cakes
Download Victoria Gate café menu (pdf)
Near Elizabeth Gate
For hot meals, soups, salads, sandwiches and cakes
Download Orangery restaurant menu (pdf)
Near Brentford Gate
For teas, coffee, cakes, sandwiches and soup
Download White Peaks café menu (pdf)
Please note that service is take-away only from 15 minutes before closing time
The restaurants and cafés serve children’s portions and boxes and you can use the microwave to warm bottles. Picnics are allowed throughout the Gardens, except in the glasshouses and galleries.
All purchases from our shops help to support Kew's vital science-based conservation work around the world. There are two shops at Kew Gardens and both offer wheelchair access.
At Victoria Gate
Open daily 10am–5.30pm
Selling plants and gardening equipment, gifts, books and edible treats.
At White Peaks café
Open daily 11am–5pm
Gifts, pocket-money toys, fluffy animals, gadgets and grow-your-own plant kits.
A selection of products and prints are also available to buy online.
Free daily walking tours
Informative walking tours are included in the price of your ticket – you can find out more on our What's On pages.
Community and Access programme
We offer tours and walks for community groups and visitors with additional needs (such as limited mobility, learning disability or sensory loss) through our Community and Access programme.
Kew welcomes groups of all sizes and there are savings for groups of 15 or more. We can also provide guided walking tours, catering and other offers for groups.
Kew offers a wide range of events, activities and attractions for families
Most of the buildings, and all the cafés and shops have level or ramped access.
There are unisex accessible toilets within easy reach of all the main attractions, cafés and gates, please see map.
There is a specialised adult changing facility equipped with hoist and changing bench near Brentford Gate. You will need to bring your own sling and ask for the Radar key at the ticket desk at Brentford Gate.
Our Community and Access programme offers events, tours and activities for community groups and visitors with additional needs.