Visit information

All the information you need to know when planning your visit, including tickets, opening times and details of our facilities.

Autumn tree orangery

Buy tickets

Tickets for the Gardens can be purchased at the gates. You can also book tickets in advance online.

Adults £16.00*, Concessions £14.00*, Children FREE
Visit Kew Palace at no extra charge.  Kew Palace is currently closed for the winter season and will reopen on 29 March 2014 until 28 September 2014.

*includes £1.50 voluntary Gift Aid donation

Further price information  |  Book tickets online


Treetop Walkway Temperate House

Opening times

Kew is open daily at 9.30am, except Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

More opening times information


Lion Gate

How to find us

Kew Gardens station is connected to the London Underground District Line and London Overground. Train services (South West Trains) from Waterloo, via Vauxhall and Clapham Junction, stop at Kew Bridge station. 


Kew Gardens mobile app in action

Garden guides

  • PDF map of Kew Gardens - download and print out before you visit or pick one up at the gates when you arrive
  • Kew's official mobile app - for all today's must sees, plus hidden gems. Available for iPhone and Android
  • Free guided tours - join one of our friendly volunteer guides on a tour of the Gardens
  • Souvenir guide - an ideal companion when visiting the gardens and a wonderful souvenir keepsake
  • Kew Explorer - 40-minute tours with commentary - a great way to gain an introduction to Kew
  • Discovery Bus Tours- our specially adapted mobility bus offers those with special access requirements a comfortable way to enjoy the gardens
  • Parents' survival guide - our essential guide for a great family day out at Kew Gardens


Orangery restaurant

Cafés, restaurants and shops

Peyton & Byrne offers four different eateries at Kew, from quick coffee-and-cake pit stops to kid-friendly restaurants, sumptuous dining rooms and beautiful events spaces. Visit our shops and enjoy an exclusive range of Kew products and gifts.

Cafés and restaurants | Shopping


Palm House visitors

Group visits

Visiting in a group? Parties of 10+ people making a single payment together qualify for a group discount.

More information about group visits


Pagoda. Summer

Visitor notices

These notices are updated regularly. Check here before making your visit.

The Gardens close at 5.30pm with last entry at 5pm.

The lift at the Xstrata Treetop Walkway is currently out of service.

The Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art will close at the earlier time of 4pm on 27 March 2014 for a private event.

Kew Gardens Gallery at Cambridge Cottage is closed on 18,19 and 20 March.

The Waterlily House reopens on 5 April.

Kew Palace and the Royal Kitchens and Queen Charlotte's Cottage reopen on 29 March 2014.

The Temperate House and the Evolution House are now closed for a major restoration project. The anticipated completion date for the project is summer 2018.


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