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Plan your visit to Kew Gardens

All you need to know when planning your visit to Kew Gardens, including ticket prices, opening times and details of our facilities.

Visitor notices

These notices are updated regularly. Check this page on the day of your visit.

The Temperate House and the Evolution House are closed until 2018 for a major restoration project.

The Plants + People exhibition in Museum No.1 is closed until July while we install an exciting new café and exhibition.

The Orangery Restaurant will close at 4pm on 1 and 7 May.

Planting on the new Broad Walk Borders is due to be completed by the end of June 2016. Find out more about the Broad Walk redevelopment.

Princess of Wales Conservatory: the temperate carnivorous plants Zone 9 is closed for maintenance.

 

The flying of drones and other remotely controlled aircraft and equipment is not allowed in the Gardens.

Children's scooters are not allowed in the Gardens. Scooter racks are supplied at each gate. Please bring a bike lock to secure the scooter.
 
No dogs are allowed in the Gardens except guide dogs and other registered assistance dogs. Such dogs must be kept on a lead at all times.
 

The Gardens close at 7.30pm at the weekend and on Bank Holidays and at 6.30pm on weekdays, last entry 7pm and 6pm respectively.

Ticket prices

See full ticket price information 

Why book online?

  • Save: Reduced-price tickets when you book online
  • Flexible visit dates: Online tickets are valid for a visit on any day within 30 days of your chosen visit date
  • Avoid the queues: Online bookers are eligible for fast-track entry at the Victoria Gate entrance on Kew Road (TW9 3JR)

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The Palm House at Kew Gardens with planted parterre

Opening times 

  • Kew Gardens opens daily at 10am (closed only on 24 and 25 December).
  • Closing times vary.

Opening and closing times


How to find us

  • Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 3AB
  • Kew Gardens station — connected to the London Underground District Line and London Overground between Richmond and Stratford
  • Kew Bridge station — connected to South West Trains from Waterloo, via Vauxhall and Clapham Junction

How to find us

Maps and gates


Group visits

Visiting in a group? Parties of 15 or more people making a single payment together qualify for a group discount.

More about group visits

 


Food and Drink at Kew Gardens

Eat and drink

Peyton & Byrne offers four different eateries at Kew, from quick coffee-and-cake pit-stops to child-friendly restaurants, sumptuous dining rooms and beautiful events spaces. 

Restaurants and cafes at Kew


Shopping

Shopping at Kew Gardens

Pick up a memento of your visit in our shops at Victoria Plaza and White Peaks where you’ll discover several speciality boutiques with tempting collections of gifts for keen gardeners, culinary connoisseurs and book lovers. The White Peaks children’s shop is dedicated to young adventurers with a host of great inspirational pocket-money toys. 

More about Kew shops