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.
The exciting Children's 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.
Visiting during coronavirus
We are open, but we've made some changes to keep you safe.
Keep up to date before you come as sometimes we may close some parts of the Gardens in line with government guidance.
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.
Things to do with your family
Introduction to the Gardens
Explore Kew with an experienced guide to delve into our history, work, and seasonal plant highlights.
Family and Early years learning
Learn from home with our fun nature activities or sing along to a music session. Download seasonal trails to use in the Gardens with your children.
Journey through our Costa Rican paradise. See displays featuring a host of amphibians, reptiles, insects and native birds.
Family fun at Kew
Explore our vast collection of 14,000 trees, a unique living landscape shaped by the seasons.
Curve your way across our Lake to admire the surrounding trees and wildlife.
A dramatic valley carved through the landscape with wild-collected plants from six mountainous regions of the world.
Experience the lustrous beauty of grass in this ever-growing collection.
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.
Plan your visit
We've got you covered with all you need to know.
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
Enjoy tasty seasonal takeaway food and drink at our cafés and restaurants.
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.