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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 Kew Explorer service runs daily on the half hour from 11am until 4.30pm.

Kew Gardens Gallery at Cambridge Cottage is closed from 22 to 27 July and 28 July, 1 2 and 3 August.

The Orangery Restaurant will close at 4pm on 23, 25, 26 July and 1 and 2 August.

The north end entrance to the Princess of Wales Conservatory is temporarily closed and access is via the south end entrance.

No dogs are allowed in the Gardens except guide dogs and other registered assistance dogs.

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


Ticket prices

  • Adults £15.00
  • Concessions £14.00
  • Children aged 16 years and under visit free
  • Tickets for the Gardens can be purchased in advance online and at the gates on the day

See full ticket prices

Why 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

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The Palm House at Kew Gardens with planted parterre

Opening times 

  • Kew Gardens opens daily at 9.30am
  • The Gardens are closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day (24 and 25 December)

Opening 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 10 or more people making a single payment together qualify for a group discount.

More about group visits

 


A cup of tea and a slice of cake

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

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

More from Kew

  • Book of the month
    Plant Lover's Guides to Dahlias and Salvias
  • Shop online
    A selection of delicious teas available to buy in our gift shop
    Orchid display in shop
  • Kew bag for life
    Features the Kew Gardens logo. From 100% unbleached cotton
    Kew bag for life
  • Art exhibition
    'Magnolias' features paintings by artist Barbara Oozeerally.
    Magnolia campbellii from the exhibitibion of paintings by Barbara Oozeerally