Explore Kew Gardens
Climb Kew's iconic Pagoda Don't miss out on a rare opportunity to climb the 253 steps for stunning panoramic views across London
Summer festival fun Feel nature between your toes on the Barefoot Walk, play Plant Croquet, refresh in the Gin & Tonics Garden
Kew Palace Explore this stunning 400 year old building which housed George III during his infamous bout of madness.
Explore Kew's glasshouses Discover beautiful plants and architecture inside Kew's iconic glasshouses
Exploring with children At 300 acres Kew must be a contender for the UK’s biggest adventure playground!
Treetop Walkway Walk amongst the treetops and enjoy a bird’s eye view of the Gardens from the Treetop Walkway
Go on a feathered safari Kew is a wonderful place to watch birds - there are over 70 varieties including peacocks on patrol
Kew Gardens is world famous for its historic glasshouses, magnificent vistas and precious specimen trees, not to mention royal buildings, the Pagoda, beautiful woods and great places for children to have fun.
Experience the life-enhancing power of plants at the Kew Gardens Summer Festival, Plantasia. Discover a fantastical world of botanical wonders, from the Barefoot Walk to the Gin & Tonics Garden. Open until September 7.
Take a guided tour
There is an extensive range of tours available, from free walking tours led by our knowledgeable volunteer guides to more bespoke options for groups. Or take our hugely popular Kew Explorer land train and hop on and off as you find out all about the Gardens.
Explore with kids
At 300 acres Kew must be a contender for the UK’s biggest adventure playground! There are plenty of fun things for kids to do from sliding down the giant plant tunnels in our unique indoor play zone, Climbers and Creepers, to exploring the underground world of the human-sized badger sett and climbing the Treetop Walkway for a birds-eye view of Kew.
Go on a feathered safari
Kew is a wonderful place to spot our feathered friends. The varied plant collections and rich fauna support over 40 species that breed in the Gardens and 30 more that visit. Look out for the Canada geese patrolling the Broad Walk, peacocks strolling around Victoria Plaza and the Golden Pheasants in the Rhododendron Dell.
Art at Kew
Kew has one of the world's finest collections of botanical art. In addition to the permanent collection in the pioneering Victorian treasure that is the Marianne North Gallery, you'll see a series of stunning art installations and residencies changing throughout the year. at the Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art.
More from Kew
Book of the month
Plants: from roots to riches - a companion to the series.
Enjoy a framed picture in your own home with a botanical print.
Tea towel and bag with designs by Holly Francesca.
To the Gardens for you and a family member. £72 per year.