Visit Kew

There is so much to see and do on a visit to Kew Gardens. Here's some essential information to help plan your trip.

Summer flowers outside the Temperate House

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Unless you are a Kew member, you will need to book a time slot to visit. Find out more about time slots and prices.

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10am – 7pm (last entry 6pm)

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Only 30 mins from Central London. Our four gates can be accessed by rail, bus or river. Parking is limited.

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Enjoy unlimited entry, special discounts, and exclusive access to events, behind-the-scenes tours and expert talks.

All the essentials

  • Cherry blossom on branches in spring

    Coronavirus guidance

    See the changes we've made and how our time slots work.

  • Pavilion Bar and Grill dishes

    Eating and drinking

    Enjoy tasty seasonal food and drink at our cafés and restaurants. Takeaway, indoor and outdoor seating available.

  • Callistemon citrinus,  the bottlebrush plant


    Our incredible living plant collections are among the largest and most diverse in the world.

We have a few dos and don'ts in place to keep everyone happy. Please also check our planned closures before your visit to avoid disappointment.

Palm trees in the glasshouse

Kew needs you

If you love Kew, help us conserve the world’s plants and fungi and protect the millions of lives that depend on them.

  • Photograph of a bed of purple flowers

    Group visits

    We are now accepting group bookings with reduced ticket prices for groups of 15 or more. We also offer private tours and meal vouchers.

  • Inside the Princess of Wales Conservatory


    We welcome visitors with disabilities, their carers, family members and friends to enjoy the Gardens.

  • Light shell pink blossom of Japanese cherry cultivar, Prunus 'Ichyo'

    Toilets and facilties

    Find our toilets and baby-changing facilities across the Gardens.

  • A map of Kew Gardens


    Have a look at the map to get the most of your visit.

  • The interior of the Victoria Gate shop


    Our shops are crammed with gorgeous homeware, award-winning books, stationery and gift ideas.

What's in the Gardens

Expand your skills

  • A tour of the nursery

    Walk and tours

    Themed tours take place daily, covering seasonal highlights and a history of Kew. You can also spend time meeting the experts.

  • Artist Masumi Yamanaka examines plants at Kew

    Learn at Kew

    Deepen your knowledge of the natural world by joining one of our seasonal adult courses in photography, horticulture, botanical art or wellbeing.

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