Forest bathing at Kew

Take a slow, guided sensory walk in our Gardens.

A group sat on the forest floor


Selected dates, 3 June to 7 October 2023


10.30am to 1.30pm



Meet at the Waterlily Pond 15 minutes before start


Non-member: £60

Member: £45.00

Includes entry to Kew Gardens and 20% discount in our restaurants, excluding the Botanical Brasserie.

Calm your body and mind with our relaxing forest bathing sessions.

Inspired by the Japanese art of Shinrin-yoku, forest bathing is a slow, sensory woodland walk alongside an expert guide who will help you disconnect from the stresses of everyday life.

Immerse yourself in the green world of our Pinetum and clear your head, relax more deeply, and improve your sleep.

Organised in partnership with the Forest Bathing Institute.

Essential information

  • These are adult-only (18+) sessions.
  • Please bring a small bottle of water and wear warm clothing/bring extra layers.
  • Sessions begin at the Waterlily Pond, located near the Arboretum. Please note that this is a different location to the Waterlily House next to the Palm House.
  • In advance of your session, you will need to accept the terms and & conditions from the Forest Bathing Institute.
  • You may be asked to fill in a health questionnaire.
  • Read our terms and conditions
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