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. 

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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

Family events at Kew

Dale Chihuly, Summer Sun, 2010 © Chihuly Studio

Chihuly family trail

Discover the Chihuly artwork on a colourful and engaging family trail. 

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Kew Science Festival at Wakehurst, RBG Kew

Kew Science Festival

Join us for a weekend of fun-filled activities with Kew scientists.

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Little Explorers

Hands-on fun 90-minute learning sessions aimed at children aged 2-5 and their parents or carers.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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