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23 February 2017, 12 noon : Kew Gardens is now open.

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Kids' Kew



Family fun at Kew, the Gardens of epic adventure...

From the tallest tree to the deadliest seed, from the sneakiest flower to the smelliest plant, there is a world of wonder to explore at London's Kew Gardens. Welcome to Kids’ Kew!

Download the Families at Kew discovery and activity map: Family day out at Kew map

Save money and gain fast-track entry when you book tickets online. Tickets are valid for 30 days from your selected visit date.

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Kids' favourites

Buzz like a bee

The lights and sounds inside The Hive respond to the activity of real bees. Step inside and discover the secret life of bees

Find out more about The Hive

Make friends with giants

Kew has over 14,000 trees and more than 2,000 different varieties. Can you find the tallest, the widest and the oldest?

Trees at Kew

Travel the world in a day

From the tropics to the desert, go in search of bananas, cacti, giant waterlilies, waterfalls. How many continents can you find represented?

Top attractions

See through the eyes of a bird

You can see for miles and miles from the Treetop Walkway. Through the branches of trees, see across the Gardens and into London. 

Treetop walkway

Live like a badger

Explore the child-sized badger sett and learn how badgers live. Way too much fun for a little badger! 

Badger sett


Be a creepy crawly mini-beast

And if you're up for even more adventures, crawl, swing, hop and creep around the indoor and outdoor play areas. 

All kids' attractions

Video: Welcome to Kid's Kew!

Download the Kew activity map

Print out the map and follow the trails when you visit the Gardens

Download the family activity map


Rain, rain don't go away...

Wet weather's just the excuse for a well-deserved break in the cafe while the kids continue to adventure in the indoor - or outdoor - play areas.

Eat and drink

Visiting with children


Kew Gardens, London, TW9 3AB. Open daily from 10am (except 24 and 25 December).

Save money and gain fast-track entry, when you buy tickets online. Free entry for Friends of Kew.

Opening times      Ticket prices     

Getting here          Facilities for babies


Book tickets

Family membership

Enjoy year-round entry to Kew and Wakehurst with family 'Friend of Kew' membership

Treehouse puppets

Give a child this delightful soft toy - a treehouse with six fluffy puppets

Children's gift ticket

Introduce your child to nature with a children's gift ticket to Kew.