Opening and closing times

Find opening and closing times for the Gardens, attractions, cafés, restaurants, shops and car park. Opening and closing times are seasonal and vary throughout the year.

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Gardens open today: 10am – 6pm (last entry at 5pm)

Opening and closing times 2019 and early 2020 

Our Gardens open at 10am every day. Closing times vary throughout the year.

1 – 31 March 2019
6pm (last entry 5pm) 

1 – 30 April 2019
7pm (last entry 6pm) 

1 May – 31 July 2019
Monday - Thursday: 7pm (last entry 6pm) 
Friday - Sunday: 8pm (last entry 7pm) 

9 – 14 July 2019
5pm (last entry 4pm) 

15 – 31 July 2019
Monday - Thursday: 7pm (last entry 6pm) 
Friday - Sunday: 8pm (last entry 7pm) 

1 August – 30 September 2019
7pm (last entry 6pm) 

1 – 27 October 2019
6pm (last entry 5pm) 

28 October – 19 November 2019
4.15pm (last entry 3.15pm) 

20 November 2019 – 23 December 2019
3.30pm (last entry 2.30pm)

24 & 25 December 2019
Closed

26 December 2019 – 4 January 2020
3.30pm (last entry 2.30pm)

5 – 31 January 2020
4.15pm (last entry 3.15pm)

1 – 28 February 2020
5pm (last entry 4pm)

1 – 29 March 2020
6pm (last entry 5pm) 

What's in the Gardens

Some of our features have bespoke closing times:

Close one hour before the Gardens:

Open between 10am – 5.30pm (last entry 5.15pm):

Closed for winter:

  • The Pagoda
  • Queen Charlotte's Cottage
  • Kew Palace

Cafés and restaurants

Open 10am – 6pm:

  • Victoria Plaza café

  • The Botanical

Open until one hour before the Gardens close:

  • Orangery restaurant

  • White Peaks café

Closed for renovation:

  • Pavilion restaurant

Eating and drinking at Kew Gardens

Shops

Victoria Plaza:

Open same time as Gardens

White Peaks:

Monday – Friday: 11am – 30 mins before Gardens close
Saturday – Sunday: 10am – 30 mins before Gardens close

Shopping at Kew Gardens

Car park

9.30am – 30 minutes after Gardens close

Closures

Sometimes we have to close certain attractions or venues for maintenance or unforeseen circumstances. Please check to avoid disappointment.

See short-term closures