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  • The Palm House at Kew Gardens in the blue sky of autumn
    Autumn higlights Witness Kew transform as autumnal colour spreads across the grounds
  • Intoxication Season: 20 September 12 October. Cannabis, coffee, opium poppy and magic mushrooms
    Mind-altering plants arrive at Kew Save 10% when you book online to visit our Intoxicating autumn festival
  • Summer dedding display by the Broadwalk
    Sizzling late summer flowers See our exotic summer planting in full bloom
  • Christmas at Kew 2014 - illuminated night time trail
    As twilight falls the magic begins Come on a magical glittering journey through the Gardens this Christmas
  • Deadly and Disgusting Plants festival illustration
    Family fun this autumn Discover the deadliest, most disgusting plants at Kew Gardens

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 rare and beautiful plants. 

Plan your visit

Don't miss our top ten attractions during your visit to Kew.

This video takes a look at just ten of the many wonderful things to see at Kew Gardens.

Hop on the land train

Kew Explorer land train

Take a tour around the Gardens from the comfort of the Kew Explorer land train. It’s a hop-on, hop-off service so you can alight at your favourite locations to explore on foot. You’ll learn more about our most famous and iconic plants and hear surprising stories about the Gardens' long and fascinating history.

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Eat and drink

Barbecue food at the Pavillion restaurant

Whether you’re looking for coffee-and-cake pit stops, child-friendly meals or something a little more sumptuous, we have a selection of restaurants and cafés run by award-winning restaurateurs Peyton & Byrne. Why not sample some delicious, freshly-prepared food made from seasonal, locally-sourced ingredients.

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Become a Member

Enjoy unlimited access to the Gardens for £72 per year.

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Online exclusive

Save 10% on tickets to Intoxication Season when you book online

Intoxication Season branded promo

Plants: From Roots to Riches competition

Win the fantastic 'Plants: From Roots to Riches' book & discover how the last 250 years have changed our relationship with plants.

Plants: From Roots to Riches, a landmark Radio 4 series

More from Kew

Book of the month

Plants: from roots to riches - a companion to the series.

Plants: From Roots to Riches, a landmark Radio 4 series

Species browser

Search Kew's detailed plant & fungi profiles.

Pink flower of the Madagascar periwinkle
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Kew's Herbarium, Fungarium, DNA and seed collections.

Photo inside the Herbarium at Kew
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Unlimited entry

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

Summer dedding display by the Broadwalk