Kew Gardens

Discover the world of science behind our botanical collections, with over 50,000 living plants to be found across our UNESCO World Heritage site.

Cherry blossom on branches in spring

The Temperate House will be closed from 18 to 29 September and 30 October to 3 November 2023 for the build and de-rig of Queer Nature. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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Get the best value tickets by booking online. Find out more about tickets and prices.

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Daily, 10am to 7pm (last entry 6pm)

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Only 30 mins from Central London. Our four gates can be accessed by rail, bus or river. Parking is limited.

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Enjoy unlimited entry, special discounts, and exclusive access to events, behind-the-scenes tours and expert talks.

What's in the Gardens

From the vast Arboretum to an Alpine rock garden, there's something to see in every corner.

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    Eating and drinking

    Enjoy tasty seasonal food and drink at our cafés and restaurants. Takeaway, indoor and outdoor seating available.

  • Family reading and interacting with items sold in the Family Kitchen & Shop


    Our shops are crammed with gorgeous homeware, award-winning books, stationery and gift ideas.

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    Our incredible living plant collections are among the largest and most diverse in the world.

We have a few dos and don'ts in place to keep everyone happy. Please also check our planned closures before your visit to avoid disappointment.

What's on

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    Blue and purple pansy flowers
    Evenings | Exhibitions | Included with entry

    Queer Nature

    Custom date
    30 September to 29 October 2023
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    Visitor riding the Kew Explorer land train
    Tours and talks | Family friendly

    Kew Explorer land train

    Custom date
    Daily from 11am
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    A colourful shot of the palm house at kew during winter christmas time
    Evenings | Family friendly | Food and drink

    Christmas at Kew

    Custom date
    Selected dates, 15 November 2023 to 7 January 2024
Dark yellow sunflower petals viewed from the side

Kew needs you

If you love Kew, help us conserve the world’s plants and fungi and protect the millions of lives that depend on them.

Read & watch

Drone shot of Loder valley at Wakehurst. The woodland is green with a river running through. Th sky is slightly grey and moody

Visit Wakehurst

Explore our wild botanic garden in Sussex, with 500 acres of ornamental gardens, woodlands and a nature reserve.