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.

Daffodils in spring at Kew

The Temperate House will be closed from 22 April to 1 May 2024 to install artworks for our upcoming exhibition Marc Quinn: Light into Life. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Check our planned closures page before you visit to avoid disappointment.

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Get the best value tickets by booking online. Find out more about tickets and prices.

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10am to 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

  • Fish, lemon and couscous dish

    Eating and drinking

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

  • Family reading and interacting with items sold in the Family Kitchen & Shop


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

  • Plants in the Alpine Nursery at Kew


    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.

Look out for our reusable cup scheme at Victoria Plaza Café – through this pilot, we’re hoping to save over 20 thousand single-use cups! Please help us tackle waste by returning your cup via the blue return points around Victoria Plaza.

Inside the Palm House

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.

  • Visitors in the gallery of the Palm House look out onto the display

    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.

  • Exterior shot of the Temperate House


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

  • A close-up of a plant at Kew

    Toilets and facilities

    Find our toilets and facilities across the Gardens.

  • Graphic of Kew Gardens with signs to various amenities


    Have a look at our general and accessibility maps to get the most of your visit.

  • A couple enjoy The Temperate House

    Ways to save at Kew Gardens

    Make the most of your visit to Kew with a selection of discounts; affordable food and drink options; free tours, events and exhibitions; and budget transport options.

  • A photo of the Kew Constabulary response vehicle which is a black car with neon yellow stripes


    Learn about the security measures in place to help protect you during your visit.

What's in the Gardens

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