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Friends gift membership

The perfect gift for anyone who loves beautiful gardens, iconic architecture, fascinating history or botany and plant science.
Photo: Megan Taylor

Friends enjoy a year’s unlimited entry to London’s Kew Gardens and Wakehurst in West Sussex.

Exclusive Friends benefits

Free entry to Kew Gardens for you and one family guest. You can also bring up to four children with our Family Friend membership.

Free entry to Wakehurst, Kew’s country estate and home of the Millennium Seed Bank, for you plus one family guest. You can also bring up to four children with our Family Friend membership.

Discounts - 10% off products in Kew’s shops, 10% off venue hire* and 5% off selected talks and courses.

Priority booking for a range of popular ticketed events, such as Kew the Music.

Exclusive behind the scenes events

Kew magazine three times a year.

Free entry to selected partner gardens across the UK.

* Venue hire discount applies Monday to Thursday only – for full venue hire terms and conditions please email



Gift options

Gift pack
The gift pack includes an attractive sealed booklet containing a unique activation code, details of Kew’s attractions, plus information to help plan visits. Available in store and in the online shop. Available for all membership types in store and in the online shop. 



A gift e-voucher is emailed to you within a day. The email contains a unique activation code which you can pass on to your gift recipient. (E-vouchers are available for Individual and Joint Friends gift membership).

Buy Individual Friend gift e-voucher

Buy Joint Friend gift e-voucher

Buy Individual Family Friend gift e-voucher

Buy Joint Family Friend gift e-voucher


Recurring gift
A recurring gift automatically renews at the end of each membership period, allowing your loved one to enjoy visits year after year. When setting up a Direct Debit you will also benefit from a £10 discount. Your gift recipient will be sent their membership card and they can then start using their membership straight away. No e-voucher or gift pack is issued.


If you would like to speak to somebody at Kew about membership, you can call us on 0208 332 3200, 9am until 5pm seven days a week, or email us at 

Activate a Friends gift membership

If you have been given membership as a gift, activate your membership now to start enjoying free visits to our Gardens.

Activate Friends gift membership