Kew Gardens has acres of Gardens to explore, secrets to unearth and science discoveries waiting to be revealed. Have a fantastic day out with a family adventure at Kew Gardens.
Explore our exciting new garden, specially designed for children from 2 to 12 years old.
Based in a natural setting the size of 40 tennis courts, children will be able to explore all the things plants need to grow; earth, air, sun and water.
From the tropics, to the desert, you can travel the natural world in a day. We’ve got kid-friendly menus and activities for the whole family. A trip to Kew Gardens will make memories for a lifetime.
Check out the dos and don'ts before you visit.
Family fun at Kew
Weave your way into the wildness of Kew’s Natural Area, 37 acres of classic woodland.
Explore this remarkable indoor rainforest and discover tropical plants from some of the most threatened environments in the world.
Explore our vast collection of 14,000 trees, a unique living landscape shaped by the seasons.
Discover rare and threatened plants in the world’s largest Victorian glasshouse.
Play for longer
With so many acres of space to explore, you can’t do Kew in a day. Family members save money and enjoy exclusive benefits, all year round.
Family events at Kew
Settle down for story time and learn about the amazing artist Marianne North.
Join us on a woodland trail to find the Gruffalo this Easter half term.
Music and Movement for 3 month - 2 year olds
Enjoy hands on music-making, nature-inspired songs, dance and traditional rhymes accompanied by live instruments.
Fun, hands-on 90-minute learning sessions aimed at children aged 2-5 and their parents or carers.
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.