Current opening times
Kew Gardens is open daily, except Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
Gates open at 10am all year round.
Kew Palace is closed during winter and opens at 10.30am between 24 March and 2 October 2016.
|Dates||Gardens closing times*||Kew Palace and Royal Kitchens|
|Winter: 25 October 2015 to 5 February 2016||Daily||4.15pm
(last entry 3.45pm)
|Early spring: 6 February 2016 to 26 March 2016||Daily||5.30pm
(last entry 5pm)
|Spring/summer: 27 March 2016 to 29 August 2016||Monday to Friday||6.30pm
(last entry 6pm)
(last entry 5pm)
|Weekends and Bank Holidays||7.30pm
(last entry 7pm)
|Late summer/autumn: 30 August 2016 to 29 October 2016||Daily||6pm
(last entry 5.30pm)
10.30am to 5.30pm
Kew Palace closes 2 October 2016
We recommend arriving between 10am and 11am to allow enough time to see the Gardens and avoid our busiest entry times.
*The glasshouses, galleries, Climbers and Creepers and the Treetop Walkway close 30 minutes before the Gardens.
Restaurant, café and shop opening times
White Peaks café**
|Pavilion restaurant***||Victoria Plaza café||Victoria Plaza shop||White Peaks shop**|
|Winter: 25 October 2015 to 5 February 2016||Daily||
|Early spring: 6 February to 26 March 2016||Daily||4.30pm||Closed (until Easter 2016, then spring/summer hours)||5pm||5.30pm||5pm|
|Spring/summer: 27 March 2016 to 29 August 2016||Monday to Friday||5.30pm||5pm||6pm||6.30pm||6pm|
|Weekends and Bank Holidays||6.30pm||6pm||7pm||9.30am to 7.30pm||7pm|
|Late summer/autumn: 30 August 2016 to 29 October 2017||5pm||4.30pm||5.30pm||6pm||5.30pm|
**Until 5 Febraury 2016, White Peaks will be opening at the later time of 12noon from Monday to Friday and 11am at weekends.
***The Pavilion Restaurant will close for winter from 8 November 2015 to 16 March 2016.
Please note that from 15 minutes before closing time, the catering outlets will serve only take-outs.