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  • A winter walk through the arboretum at Kew Gardens
    Winter at Kew Peaceful and atmospheric, don't miss a winter's stroll through Kew's beautiful grounds
  • Orchids 2015 festival artwork
    A tropical extravaganza Escape the winter cold and experience an explosion of colour.
  • Kew after dark... Enjoy an evening of tropical plants, talks and cocktails at one of our Kew Lates evenings
  • The Grass Garden
    The Grass Garden Particularly beautiful when the winter sun shines on the swaying cereals and grasses
  • Photo of inside the Shirley Shirwood Gallery of Botanical Art
    Art and events Visit one of Kew's galleries and museums or take a tour around the grounds. See what's on at Kew this month

Come to Kew and explore the world’s most famous botanic garden. Just 30 minutes from central London, Kew Gardens boasts breathtaking landscapes, iconic glasshouses, historic buildings and a vast range of rare and beautiful plants. 

From 3 November until 31 January, entry to Kew is just £9.50. Children aged 16 and under enter free. 


Visitor information

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

Open daily from 9:30am.

Closing times vary.

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

Plan your visit


Winter at Kew

Take a walk through Kew this winter and discover the beauty of the Gardens at this peaceful time of year

Find out more

What's on

Mixing cocktails at the Gin Garden pop-up botanical bar in the Princess of Wales Conservatory

Don't miss the Kew Lates after dark events with cocktails, talks and beautiful plants.

Kew Lates

See all events

Visiting with children

Children playing in autumn leaves at Kew
Plenty of indoor and ourdoor adventures to be had for children of all ages. Find out what there is to keep the young ones entertained.

Kids' highlights


Kew's best bits

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

Eat and drink

Children at the White Peaks cafe Icecreamery
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.

Book a tour

For a limited time, day time entry to Kew is just £9.50. Children aged 16 and under enter free.


Alluring Orchids

Our 2015 festival of tropical plants starts 7 Feb.

Alluring Orchids 2015

Kew after dark

Join us for talks and cocktails at the first of our Kew Lates evenings.

Kew Magazine article: Kew in wartime

Read the article by James Wearn on Kew's involvement in the First World War.

Online book sale

Save up to 50% in our winter online book sale.

Kew the Music

Find out about this year's Kew the Music outdoor concerts

Kew the Music 2015

Alluring Orchids 2015

An extravaganza of Orchids and other Tropical Plants

Alluring Orchids 2015

Unlimited entry

To the Gardens for you and a family member. £72 per year.

Princess of Wales Conservatory