Seasonal spotter sheets and trails

Discover the stories behind some of the most fascinating plants and fungi at Kew Gardens.

Frost formed on plants at Kew

Use our family trails and handy spotter sheets to discover seasonal highlights and identify interesting nature finds.

Spotter sheets

  • Full maidenhair tree with yellow leaves in autumn

    Autumn spotter sheet (ages 3 – 7)

    Use our handy spotter sheet to identify things you find in woodlands, parks and gardens. 

  • Shaggy parasol (Chlorophyllum rhacodes). Mushroom on woodland floor with a shaggy cap.

    Autumn spotter sheet (ages 7+)

    From pine cones to fungi, see what you can find when out and about in nature. 

  • Holly leaves and berries with snow

    Winter spotter sheet (ages 3 – 7)

    How many winter signs can you spot? 

  • Pine tree in winter

    Winter spotter sheet (age 7+)

    What plants and animals can you see around you? 

  • Cluster of yellow daffodils

    Spring spotter sheet (ages 3 – 7)

    Are the daffodils swaying and bees buzzing near you?

  • Indigo to blue flowers with nodding heads

    Spring spotter sheet (age 7+)

    How many signs of spring can you spot?

  • A long row of English lavender plants

    Summer spotter sheet (ages 3-7)

    How many of these signs of summer can you find?

  • Rosa 'Felicia', Rose Garden

    Summer spotter (age 7+)

    Keep an eye out for roses, daisies and even dragonflies!

Family trails

  • Purple flowers of wisteria

    Summer trail

    Enjoy the sounds, colours and smells of summer on your next adventure.

  • Holding a leaf in autumn

    Autumn trail

    Get set to explore and find vibrant trees, fantastic fungi and signs of autumn.

  • Pine tree in winter

    Winter trail

    Start at Victoria Gate and find lions, temples, serpents and knobbly knees along the trail. 

  • Cherry blossom on branches in spring

    Spring trail

    Discover magical trees, animal habitats and seasonal delights along our spring trail.

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    Supported by The National Lottery Heritage Fund.