Families

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.

Discover the Children's Garden

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. 

More about the Children's Garden

Top 5 things to do

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

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

  • Children play in the woodland walk

    Sunday stories

    Settle down for story time and learn about the amazing kingdom of fungi.

    More about Sunday stories
  • Woodland Wonders © RBG Kew

    Woodland Wonders

    Explore the incredible winter landscape at Kew with your family and re-connect with the natural world.

    More about Woodland Wonders

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

    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.

    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