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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
  • Deadly and Disgusting Plants festival illustration
    Family fun this autumn Discover the deadliest, most disgusting plants at Kew Gardens
  • 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

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.


Visitor information

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

Open daily 9:30. Closing times vary.

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.

Find out more

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.


Visit us

Become a Member

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

Become a member

Half term adventures at Kew

Save London from the evil Smedly Deadly and discover some of the world's deadliest plants.

Deadly and Disgusting Plants festival illustration

More from Kew

Book of the month

New book showcasing Kew's archives

Species browser

Search Kew's detailed plant & fungi profiles.

Pink flower of the Madagascar periwinkle
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Millennium Seed Bank

Find out more about our vital work saving seeds.

Visitors in the Millennium Seed Bank Exhibition

Unlimited entry

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

Bright autumn colours of Acer opalus outside the Orangery