Community and Access Learning Programmes
We offer an exciting range of accessible opportunities for groups and individuals to learn more about our science, history, collections, and horticulture.
Explore our programmes
Community Access Scheme at Kew
The Community Access Scheme is a group annual membership for organisations that provide services directly to people who face physical, sensory, psychological, or social barriers to visiting Kew independently.
Community Access Scheme at Wakehurst
The Community Access Scheme at Wakehurst is a group annual membership for organisations that provide services directly to people who face physical, sensory, psychological, or social barriers to visiting Wakehurst independently.
Community Horticultural Learning
Grow your passion for plants and unearth a talent for woodwork in Kew’s community allotment, a welcoming and inclusive environment to discover more about plants and fungi.
Community Learning Programme
From creative writing to music making and knitting, we offer a range of accessible opportunities at Kew for you to learn more about our science, history and horticulture.
Community Open Week
Every year we run a free festival for community groups and individuals to visit the Gardens and take part in exciting learning activities. Watch this space for news about our next event.
Discovery and Access Programme
Welcoming disabled and non-disabled people to enjoy accessible learning experiences at Kew, giving everyone the opportunity to discover something amazing about the world of plants and fungi.
Family and Early Years Programme
Inspiring opportunities for children and families to learn together about plants and the natural world at Kew.
We offer young people the chance to work with Kew scientists and horticulturalists, to explore ways to engage the public in plant science and conservation.
Discover our accessible resources
Our visual guide can help you plan and enjoy your visit to Kew Gardens. This resource includes information about what to expect during your visit and top tips to help you have a fantastic time in the Gardens.
This map of Kew Gardens prioritises accessibility information and highlights areas of sensory interest. It also includes a zoomed-in map of part of the Gardens, to help you navigate the busiest area.
Supported by the Winslow Family, Richmond Parish Lands Charity, Mount Anvil and Partners, GSK, John Lyon’s Charity and Ecoworld London.