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.

Davies Alpine House at Kew

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Find out more about time slots and prices.

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10am–6pm (last entry 5pm)

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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

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    Coronavirus guidance

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

    Information for you
  • Shopping

    Shop our range of gifts books, prints and homeware inspired by the plants and fungi of Kew. 

    Shop Kew
  • A family picnic near the Woodland House

    Families

    We've got everything you need for the perfect big day out, with family-friendly activities, a Giant Badger Sett and 300 acres to explore.

    Families at Kew Gardens

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.

School visits

Kew Gardens is an incredible classroom. Inspire your students with our curriculum-linked education sessions, from Early Years to Key Stage 5.

  • Tulips at the Nash Conservatory

    Group visits

    Our visits are on hold, but we do offer reduced ticket prices for groups of 15 or more. We also offer private tours and meal vouchers. 

    Group visits to Kew Gardens
  • Inside the Princess of Wales Conservatory

    Accessibility

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

    Accessibility at Kew Gardens
  • Map

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

    Map of Kew Gardens

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 jump on the Kew Explorer or spend time meeting the experts.

    See walks and tours
  • 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.

    See talks and courses