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.
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
Family fun at Kew
Explore our vast collection of 14,000 trees, a unique living landscape shaped by the seasons.
Feast your senses on these rich, colourful borders - a striking walkway into the heart of Kew.
Immerse yourself in the science behind our stunning plant collection.
Curve your way across our Lake to admire the surrounding trees and wildlife.
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.
This exciting 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.
We're sorry, but this attraction is temporarily closed as part of our coronavirus plans. The Children's Garden will reopen on Saturday 8 August.
Plan your visit
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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.
Eating and drinking
Try our family-friendly menu at White Peaks café or bring a picnic to enjoy in the Gardens. Most of our restaurants serve children’s portions. You can warm bottles in our microwaves.
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.