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.

Flowers in the Woodland Garden

Gardens open today

10am – 6pm (last entry 5pm)

Opening and closing times 2019 and early 2020 

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

1 – 26 October 2019
6pm (last entry 5pm) 

27 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

26 December 2019 – 5 January 2020
3.30pm (last entry 2.30pm)

6 – 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 daily 10am – 5.30pm (last entry 5pm)

Open daily 10.15am – 5.30pm (last entry 4.15pm):

Cafés and restaurants

Open daily 10am – 6pm:

  • Victoria Plaza café

Open daily 10am – 5.30pm:

  • The Botanical

Open daily 10am – 5pm:

  • Pavilion Bar and Grill

Open until one hour before the Gardens close:

  • Orangery restaurant

  • White Peaks café

Eating and drinking at Kew Gardens


Victoria Plaza:

Open same time as Gardens

White Peaks:

Closes one hour before Gardens close

Shopping at Kew Gardens

Car park

9.30am – 30 minutes after Gardens close


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

See short-term closures