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  • Cherry Walk at Kew Gardens
    What to see this week Visiting Kew this week? Find out what not to miss on your visit
  • Plant of the Month tour May 2016L rhododendron
    Plant of the month guided tours Go behind the scenes on these fascinating tours, featuring a different plant or fungus each month
  • Friends of Kew in summer (image: Megan Taylor)
    Friends Week 2016 A celebration of the Friends of Kew with a week of special events and experiences. From 16-22 May 2016
  • Visit Kew's Alpine House where you'll find the delicate alpine plants usually found growing at high altitudes.
  • treetop walkway
    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. 

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

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Ticket prices

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Visitor information

Address:
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 3AB

Opening:
Open daily from 10am (closed only on 24 and 25 December).

Closing times vary.

Opening and closing times

Notices:
The Temperate House is closed until 2018. For all notices and visitor information, please see the 'plan your visit' page.

Plan your visit


Looking good this week

<em>Prunus</em>, the flowering cherry

Discover what is at its best in the Gardens this week.

 

What to see this week

 


What's on

The Rhododendron Dell at Kew Gardens

Plant of the month guided tours

Learn about the world-leading science, conservation and horticultural work that Kew is undertaking via a different plant or fungus group each month.

Find out more


Booking tickets

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.

BUY DAY TICKETS


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.

More about Friend of Kew membership

Kew's best bits

Take a look at just some of the many wonderful things to see at Kew.


Kids' Kew

Get a child's-eye view of Kew.

Fun for Kids at Kew


Eat and drink

Food and drink at Victoria Plaza Cafe

Choose from a selection of restaurants and cafes run by award-winning restaurateurs, Peyton & Byrne, serving delicious food made from locally-sourced ingredients.

Cafes and restaurants


Hop on the land train

Kew Explorer land train
Take in the Gardens from the Kew Explorer hop-on-hop-off land train and hear fascinating stories about the Gardens along the way.

Talks & Courses

Sunbeams break through trees on a misty autumn morning at Kew

Improve your gardening, photography & botanical art skills

Early opening for Friends

Relax in the peace and tranquillity of the Gardens from 8-10am before the gates open. Until 30 September (except 9 & 10 May)

Book of the month

Front cover

The Botanical Treasury curated by Christopher Mills

Top things to do

A sea of bluebells in the conservation area at Kew

Don't miss the bluebells in the Conservation Area

Shopping at Kew

Fikkerts wild flower toiletery range from the online shop

Buy a gift that's exclusive to Kew from our online shop.

Gift Membership

Photo: Megan Taylor

Give a gift of free entry to Kew and Wakehurst (Photo: Megan Taylor)