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  • The Palm House at Kew Gardens in the blue sky of autumn
    Autumn higlights Witness Kew transform as autumnal colour spreads across the grounds
  • Intoxication Season: 20 September 12 October. Cannabis, coffee, opium poppy and magic mushrooms
    Mind-altering plants arrive at Kew Save 10% when you book online to visit our Intoxicating autumn festival
  • Summer dedding display by the Broadwalk
    Sizzling late summer flowers See our exotic summer planting in full bloom
  • Christmas at Kew 2014 - illuminated night time trail
    As twilight falls the magic begins Come on a magical glittering journey through the Gardens this Christmas
  • Deadly and Disgusting Plants festival illustration
    Family fun this autumn Discover the deadliest, most disgusting plants at Kew Gardens

Come to Kew and explore the world’s most famous botanic garden. Just 30 minutes from central London, Kew Gardens boasts breathtaking landscapes, iconic glasshouses, historic buildings and a vast range of rare and beautiful plants. 

Entry to Kew is £15 (£14 conc). Children aged 16 and under enter free.

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Visitor information

Address:
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 3AB

Opening:
Open daily 9:30. Closing times vary.

Notices:
The Temperate House is closed until 2018. For all notices and visitor information, please see the Plan your visit page.

Plan your visit


Autumn at Kew

The Palm House at Kew Gardens in the blue sky of autumn

Witness the spectacle of autumn as the leaves on Kew's vast collection of trees turn gold.

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What's on

Rachel Pedder-Smith's Herbarium Specimen painting
From exhibitions of botanical art, to walks, talks and courses. Find out what's on at Kew.

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Visiting with children

Children playing in autumn leaves at Kew
Plenty of indoor and ourdoor adventuresto be had for children of all ages. Find out what there is to keep the young ones entertained.

Kids' highlights


 

Kew's best bits

Take a look at just some of the many wonderful things to see at Kew.


Eat and drink

Children at the White Peaks cafe Icecreamery
Choose from a selection of restaurants and cafes run by award-winning restaurateurs, Peyton & Byrne, serving delicious food made from locally sourced ingredients.

Cafes and restaurants


Hop on the land train

Kew Explorer land train

Take in the Gardens from the Kew Explorer hop-on-hop-off land train and hear fascinating stories about the Gardens along the way.

Book a tour


Entry to Kew is £15 (£14 conc). Children aged 16 and under enter free.

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Enjoy unlimited access to the Gardens for £72 per year.

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Online exclusive

Save 10% on tickets to Intoxication Season when you book online

Intoxication Season branded promo

More from Kew

Book of the month

Plants: from roots to riches - a companion to the series.

Plants: From Roots to Riches, a landmark Radio 4 series

Species browser

Search Kew's detailed plant & fungi profiles.

Pink flower of the Madagascar periwinkle
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Collections

Kew's Herbarium, Fungarium, DNA and seed collections.

Photo inside the Herbarium at Kew
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Unlimited entry

To the Gardens for you and a family member. £72 per year.

Summer dedding display by the Broadwalk