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.

The plants of the Palm house growing around a pathway through the greenery

The Temperate House will be closed from 22 April to 1 May 2024 to install artworks for our upcoming exhibition Marc Quinn: Light into Life. 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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    A man with long dark hair, Joe Wicks, stood in front of Kews palm House a large glass building.
    Family friendly | Wellbeing

    Joe Wicks Festival at Kew

    Custom date
    7 July 2024
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    Smiling woman wearing headphones and face glitter

    Silent disco

    Custom date
    15 June 2024
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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
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.