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  • Frost on flower structure - winter off peak price artwork
    Discover winter splendour for a uniquely low price Visit from just £8 this winter when you book online (from £9 at the gate)
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    Christmas at Kew 2015 Tickets now on sale for the brand new magical trail through Kew Gardens
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    What to see this week Visiting Kew this week? Find out what not to miss on your visit
  • Visit Kew's Alpine House where you'll find the delicate alpine plants usually found growing at high altitudes.
  • Christmas shopping at Kew Browse the lovely selection of gifts and cards at the Victoria Plaza and White Peaks gift shops
  • Annual Gift Membership Give someone you love the chance to visit the Gardens at Kew and Wakehurst for a full year

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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. 

From Monday 2 November until Friday 5 February entrance is just £8 per adult when you book online (£9 at the gate). Tickets are valid for 30 days from the selected date. Free entry for Friends of Kew



Visitor information

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

Open daily from 10am. Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

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

Looking good this week

Inside the Waterlily House at Kew

Find out what is at its best in the Gardens this week.

What to see this week


What's on

Art, walks, tours and more

Find out what is on at Kew this season

What's on at Kew

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.

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.

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.

October half term activity

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

Buy tickets

Virginia Woolf's Kew

A look through the eyes of visitors to Kew on a hot July day.

Top things to do

Interior shot of the Palm House

Be inspired, admire, create, learn and have fun at Kew Gardens

Shopping at Kew

Browse our selection of Kew's Christmas gifts

Gift Membership

Give someone a year's free entry to Kew and Wakehurst