Visit Kew Gardens
What to see this week Visiting Kew this week? Find out what not to miss on your visit
Orchids 2016 Experience a spectacular carnival of dazzling Brazilian colours
Visit Kew's Alpine House where you'll find the delicate alpine plants usually found growing at high altitudes.
Treetop Walkway Walk amongst the treetops and enjoy a bird’s eye view of the Gardens from the Treetop Walkway
Visit Kew and explore the world’s most famous botanic garden. Just 30 minutes from central London, Kew Gardens boasts landscapes, glasshouses, historic buildings and a vast range of rare and beautiful plants.
Don't miss: Orchids 2016, from 6 February until 6 March. Save when you book online. Tickets are valid for entry into the Gardens on any one day within 30 days from selected date. Free entry for Friends of Kew
Keep the children entertained during the February half-term with drop-in sessions of activities with an orchid theme.
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 3AB
Open daily from 10am (closed only on 24 and 25 December).
Closing times vary.
The Temperate House is closed until 2018. For all notices and visitor information, please see the 'plan your visit' page.
Looking good this week
From 6 February the Princess of Wales Conservatory hosts a celebration of Brazil’s plant life and habitats.
Planning a visit to Kew? Save money and skip the queue when you buy your tickets online. Tickets are valid for 30 days from the selected date, so if your plans change last minute, you can use your ticket to visit on a different day instead.
From Monday 2 November until Friday 5 February entrance is just £8 per adult when you book online (£9 at the gate).
Become a Friend of Kew
There are many benefits to becoming a 'Friend of Kew', including free entry to Kew Gardens and Wakehurst. Find out more about becoming a member or buying gift membership for a friend.
Kew's best bits
Take a look at just some of the many wonderful things to see at Kew.
Get a child's-eye view of Kew.
Eat and drink
Choose from a selection of restaurants and cafes run by award-winning restaurateurs, Peyton & Byrne, serving delicious food made from locally-sourced ingredients.