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Current opening times

Opening times for Kew Gardens until spring 2017

Kew Gardens is open daily (closed only on 24 and 25 December).

  • The gates open at 10am all year round (with the exception of early opening for Friends of Kew).
  • We recommend arriving between 10am and 11am to allow enough time to see the Gardens and avoid our busiest entry times.
  • The Hive opens daily at the same time as the Gardens.
Dates Gardens closing times* Kew Palace and Royal Kitchens Queen Charlotte's Cottage
Late summer/autumn: 30 August to 29 October 2016 6pm
(last entry 5.30pm)

10.30am to 5.30pm
(last entry 5pm)

Closes for winter on 2 October 2016

Weekends and Bank Holidays only
11am-4pm
(last entry 3.50pm)

Closes for winter on 2 October 2016

Winter: 30 October 2016 to 17 February 2017 4.15pm
(last entry 3.45pm)
Closed Closed
Early spring: 11 February 2017 to 25 May 2017 5.30pm
(last entry 5pm)
Closed Closed

 

*The glasshouses, galleries and Climbers & Creepers close at 5pm from 30 August. The Treetop Walkway closes at 5:30pm from 30 August. 

 

Restaurant, café and shop opening/closing times

The cafés and Victoria Gate shop open at 10am.

Dates

Orangery restaurant

White Peaks café

Pavilion restaurant Victoria Plaza café Victoria Plaza shop White Peaks shop
Late summer/autumn: 30 August 2016 to 29 October 2017 5pm 4.30pm 5.30pm 6pm 5.30pm
Winter: 30 October 2016 to 10 February 2017 3.15pm 3.15pm
closed for winter from mid-November
3.45pm 4.15pm 3.45pm
Early spring: 11 February 2017 to 25 March 2017 4.30pm CLOSED 5pm 5.30pm 5pm

 

Please note that from 15 minutes before closing time, the catering outlets will serve only take-outs.

Join Kew

Couple holding hands in the Gardens in summer

Enjoy unlimited access to Kew Gardens and Wakehurst.

Early opening for Friends

Relax in the peace and tranquillity of the Gardens from 8-10am before the gates open. Until 30 September.