Planned closures

We're always working to improve our UNESCO world heritage site. Occasionally we have to close features in the Gardens. Please check before you visit to avoid disappointment.

Inside the Princess of Wales Conservatory

Early closing and short-term closures

  • 15 - 22 July:The Hive is closed for essential maintenance
  • 15 - 20 July: The last Kew Explorer land train will depart from Victoria Plaza at 3.30pm
  • 3 August: The Kew Explorer will run a reduced service
  • Our popular 'Meet the experts' guided tours will not be running in July
  • The Treetop Walkway is open but the lift is out of action 
  • During adverse weather conditions we may need to close the upper level of The Hive

Closed for restoration work

Closure of the Gardens

  • Kew Gardens is open all year except for 24 and 25 December

Find out more info about opening and closing times

Get in touch

Visitor information

Call: +44 (0)20 8332 5655 (Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm)