Prices, planning and practical information

All the information you need to help you prepare for your day

Student looking at the moisture levels of a cactus

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Prices: Entry fees; education session prices; cancelling visits

Planning: Getting to Kew; safety and supervision; health and safety; risk assessments; teacher planning passes; what to do in an emergency

Practical information: Opening hours; maps; educations sessions; lunches; attractions; accessibility


You can book a self-led visit or try an education session with hands-on curriculum-linked activities led by a Kew teacher (additional fees apply).




Practical Information

We are an outdoor learning facility, and our education sessions take place throughout the Gardens.

While there are many things to see and do indoors at Kew Gardens, the size of the site requires a significant amount of outdoor time journeying from place to place.

We recommend that you allow at least three to five hours to explore the Gardens and come and prepared for all weathers. Footwear providing good support and grip is advisable when visiting the gardens.

Unfortunately, we are unable to store coats, bags or lunches so please ask pupils to bring only what they can carry.


Contact us

If you have any queries, please email us at

Alternatively, call us on 0208 332 5627 and a member of our team will be able to help.

Please note, our lines can be busy. We will respond to all voicemail messages as soon as possible.

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