Current opening times
Kew Gardens is open daily (closed only on 24 and 25 December).
The gates open at 10am all year round.
We recommend arriving between 10am and 11am to allow enough time to see the Gardens and avoid our busiest entry times.
|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)
|Closed until 24 March 2016
|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 for winter on 2 October 2016
*The glasshouses, galleries, Climbers and Creepers and the Treetop Walkway open at 10am and close 30 minutes before the Gardens.
**Kew Palace is closed during winter and opens at 10.30am between 24 March and 2 October 2016.
Restaurant, café and shop opening/closing times
The cafés and Victoria Gate shop open at 10am. Until 5 February 2016 White Peaks will be opening at the later time of 12noon from Monday to Friday and 11am at weekends.
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
(re-opens on 23 March 2016)
|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|
**The Pavilion Restaurant closes for winter from 8 November 2015 - reopening on 23 March 2016.
Please note that from 15 minutes before closing time, the catering outlets will serve only take-outs.