Kew Gardens

Discover the world of science behind our botanical collections, with over 50,000 living plants to be found across our UNESCO World Heritage site.

Autumn leaves of American smokewood (Cotinus obovatus) in front of Temple of Bellona at Kew Gardens

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Find out more about time slots and prices.

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10am–4.15pm (last entry 3.15pm)

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Only 30 mins from Central London. Our four gates can be accessed by rail, bus or river. Parking is limited.

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Enjoy unlimited entry, special discounts, and exclusive access to events, behind-the-scenes tours and expert talks.

What's in the Gardens

From the vast Arboretum to an Alpine rock garden, there's something to see in every corner.

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    Plants

    Our incredible living plant collections are among the largest and most diverse in the world.

    Plants at Kew Gardens
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    Eating and drinking

    Enjoy a bite to eat or hot drink at our takeaway outlets.

    Eating at Kew Gardens
  • Close up of the autumnal leaves of red maple (Acer rubrum)

    Coronavirus guidance

    See the changes we've made and how our time slots work.

    Information for you

We have a few dos and don'ts in place to keep everyone happy. Please also check our planned closures before your visit to avoid disappointment.

Full maidenhair tree with yellow leaves in autumn

We urgently need your help

Closing our gardens and reducing our visitor numbers means we have lost £15 million which we rely on for vital global conservation and nurturing our beloved gardens. Your support can help us protect our future.

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