Group visits

Breath-taking natural beauty, iconic buildings and inspirational art make Kew the perfect day out for groups of all ages.

Bromeliads at the orchid festival

Booking a group visit

All bookings must currently be made by emailing our groups team. Please download the below booking form, complete and send it to

Group booking form for day visits 1 April 2023 - 31 March 2024

Kew Gardens admission rates for groups of 15 or more people


1 April to 31 October 2023

Adult: £15.80

Concession*: £14.90

Child: £5.00


Off Peak

1 November 2023 to 31 January 2024

Adult: £11.30

Concession*: £9.50

Child: £4.00



1 February 2024 to 31 March 2024

Adult: £15.80

Concession*: £14.90

Child: £5.00


*Concession rate available for visitors over 65 or disabled visitors

Kew Explorer

Please note that our Kew Explorer land train tour cannot be pre-booked. Customers can purchase tickets on arrival on the day of their visit, subject to availability and an additional charge.

Private guided walking tours

Delve into more than 260 years of history and horticulture on a 60-minute or 90-minute tour with one of our award-winning guides.

60 minute tours

0-15 people: £90

16-30 people: £162

31-45 people: £234

46-60 people: £306

90 minute tours

0-15 people: £122.50

16-30 people: £220.50

31-45 people: £318.50

46-60 people: £416.50


All requests are subject to availability and we recommend providing at least six weeks’ notice to secure the services of a guide.

Please read the private guided walking tours terms and conditions.

Pre-paid catering vouchers

We provide pre-paid vouchers for a selection of catering offers, which can be redeemed in our restaurants and cafés.

Hot beverage & cake
£6.70 per person (tea or filter coffee served with a slice of loaf cake)

Cream tea
£9.20 per person (tea or filter coffee with a scone, jam & clotted cream)

Please inform our Groups department if you wish to add the above catering services to your Groups booking or for any further information.

For further options, such as lunch or afternoon tea, please contact our caterers on 020 8332 5186.

Visiting by coach

Drop off/pick up at our designated area immediately outside Elizabeth Gate.

Parking is very limited. There is no parking permitted on Kew Road. 

Coach drivers of pre-paid groups receive free entry to the Gardens.

Visiting Kew Gardens by coach

Get in touch

For assistance about your group visit, please contact our group bookings team:

Call: +44 (0)20 8332 5648


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