Families

Kew Gardens has acres of Gardens to explore, secrets to unearth and science discoveries waiting to be revealed. Have a fantastic family day out at Kew Gardens.

Discover the Children's Garden

The exciting Children's Garden is specially designed for children from 2 to 12 years old.

Based in a natural setting the size of 40 tennis courts, children can explore all the things plants need to grow; earth, air, sun and water. 

More about the Children's Garden

Top 5 things to do with kids

From the tropics to the desert, you can travel the natural world in a day.

We’ve got kids' activities and family-friendly menus. Come to Kew and make memories for a lifetime.

Check out the dos and don'ts before you visit.

Family events at Kew

  • Carya Ovata

    Introduction to the Gardens

    Explore Kew with an experienced guide to delve into our history, work, and seasonal plant highlights.

    Plan your visit
  • Christmas at Kew

    Christmas at Kew

    Join us for the most magical time of year as our after-dark trail lights up for 2020.

    Enjoy Christmas at Kew

Family fun at Kew

Play for longer

With so many acres of space for outdoor play, you can’t do Kew in a day. Family members save money and enjoy exclusive benefits, all year round.

Plan your visit

We've got you covered with all you need to know.

  • A child in the log trail

    Family tickets and membership

    Enjoy unlimited entry to Kew Gardens, and a host of exclusive events and discounts by becoming a member. 

    Family memberships from just £81.

    More about memberships
  • Burgers at the food village

    Eating and drinking

    Enjoy tasty food and delicious treats at our takeaway outlets.

    See cafes and restaurants
  • A girl in a yellow coat enjoys Pollinator Day at Kew Gardens

    Facilities for families

    There are toilets and baby changing within easy reach of all the main attractions, cafés and gates.The Gardens are mostly level and there's level or ramped access to most of the buildings.There is a buggy park at The Hive.

    See our map