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.

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

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.

The Children's Garden

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. 

More about the Children's Garden

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

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