Runner beans growing in the Kitchen Garden

Foodie Fridays: Meet Kew's Kitchen Gardeners

Discover the history of the Kew Kitchen Garden from one of our expert Kitchen Gardeners. Find out what's currently growing in the Garden and get tips on how to grow your own vegetables at home.

Collage of Joseph Hooker's drawings and correspondence

Celebrating Joseph Hooker: the man, the pioneer, the botanist

Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker was an eminent botanist, one of Victorian Britain's most important scientists, a close friend of Charles Darwin and a Director of Kew. To mark the 200 years since his birth, Kew is celebrating his life and work with a weekend of talks and activities for all the family.

Runner beans growing in the Kitchen Garden

Meet the experts guided tours

Hear fascinating facts about a different plant or fungus each month, including its history, horticulture and biology. Tours are every Tuesday. June tours will feature Legumes.

Alliums in the Palm House Parterre

Themed daily walking tours

Join us for a guided walk round Kew Gardens, discover our volunteer guides' favourite plants and places and see some of the hidden treasures of Kew.

Kew Explorer land train

Kew Explorer land train

Enjoy a tour around the Gardens on the Kew Explorer land train. Learn about Kew's flora and fauna, iconic buildings and vital conservation work.