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.

Deep pink cherry blossom

Mon – Fri: 10am – 7pm* (last entry 6pm)

Weekends and bank holidays: 10am – 8pm** (last entry 7pm)


Kew members 

Between 1 May and 30 September, Kew members can enjoy early entry to the Gardens from 8am every day. Please check our early opening page for excluded dates.

*4pm close (last entry 3pm) on 10 and 11 August

**7pm close (last entry 6pm) on 3 July, 17 July, 24 July

The Gardens are open for you to explore.  

You must book a time slot in advance, unless you are a Kew member. 

Please do not visit the Gardens if you think you have COVID-19 symptoms or are self-isolating. 

Find out what's closed for maintenance before you visit. 

Kew Gardens opening times 2021/22

1 May to 31 August 2021

Mon – Fri: 10am – 7pm* (last entry 6pm)

Weekends and bank holidays: 10am** – 8pm*** (last entry 7pm)

*4.30pm close on 21 May & 2 June; 5pm close on 10 & 16 June; 4pm close on 10 & 11 August

**11am opening on 15 & 16 May

***7pm close on 26 June, 3 July, 17 July, 24 July

1 to 30 September 2021

10am* – 7pm (last entry 6pm)

*11am opening on 11 & 12 September

1 to 30 October 2021

10am – 6pm (last entry 5pm)

31 October to 16 November 2021

10am – 4pm (last entry 3pm)

17 November 2021 to 9 January 2022

10am – 3pm (last entry 2pm)

24 & 25 Dec: Gardens closed

10 January to 31 January 2022

10am – 4pm (last entry 3pm)

1 February to 28 February 2022

10am – 5pm (last entry 4pm)

1 March to 31 March 2022

10am – 6pm (last entry 5pm)

Cafés and restaurants

Victoria Plaza Café

  • Monday to Friday: 10am – 7pm
  • Weekends and bank holidays: 10am – 8pm

White Peaks

  • Monday to Friday: 10am – 5pm
  • Weekends and bank holidays: 10am – 6pm

The Orangery

  • Monday to Friday: 10am – 6pm
  • Weekends and bank holidays: 10am – 7pm

Pavilion Bar and Grill

  • Monday to Friday: 11am – 6pm
  • Weekends and bank holidays: 10am – 7pm

Grab and go 

  • Grab a hot drink and a snack at one of our outdoor pop-ups  

The Botanical

  • Re-opening on 30 June

Eating and drinking at Kew Gardens


Our shops are open in line with government guidance.

Victoria Plaza shop

  • Monday to Friday: 10am – 6.30pm
  • Weekends and bank holidays: 10am – 7.30pm

White Peaks shop

  • Monday to Friday: 10.30am – 6.30pm
  • Weekends and bank holidays: 10.30am – 7.30pm

Pavilion shop

  • 11am – 6pm

Galleries gift shop

  • 10am – 5:30pm


The Kew Online Shop


  • Close one hour before the Gardens close


Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art

  • Daily, 10am – 5.30pm (last entry 5pm)

Marianne North Gallery

  • Thursday to Sunday (and bank holiday Monday 31 May 2021), 10am – 5.30pm (last entry 5pm)


We may occasionally need to close attractions for maintenance or visitor safety. Please check for planned closures and visitor notices before you visit.

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