Kew isn’t just for gardeners! Children can be entertained all day long with family-friendly activities - explore our attractions for kids of all ages.
Kew is teeming with badgers - there are over 20 setts in the Gardens.
No English garden is complete without its bees, and Kew is no exception.
Climbers and Creepers is Britain's first interactive botanical play zone.
Kew's compost heap is one of the biggest non-commercial heaps in Europe.
In 1898, Queen Victoria gave Queen Charlotte's Cottage to Kew on the proviso that its grounds should be left in a wild, natural state.
The Evolution House is now closed as part of the Temperate House restoration project. This work will allow us to remove, relocate and propagate important plant collections prior to the construction works.
In the 18th century, ice houses like this were built in the grounds of most large households in order to supply ice for a variety of uses.
Come and test your balance in Kew's natural play area, located among the trees in the conservation area.
The Marine Aquarium is housed in the basement of the Palm House, recreating four major marine habitats and emphasising the importance of marine plants.
Archibald Menzies, a botanist and naval surgeon, brought the first five monkey puzzle saplings to the UK in 1795.