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.
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. On Thursday 31 July, there is no Kew Explorer service at 2pm, 3pm or 4pm.
Kew Gardens Gallery at Cambridge Cottage is closed on 1, 2 and 3 August.
The Orangery Restaurant will close at 4pm on 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.
- 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
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
- Kew Gardens opens daily at 9.30am
- The Gardens are closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day (24 and 25 December)
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
Visiting in a group? Parties of 10 or more people making a single payment together qualify for a group discount.
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.
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.
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