Kew membership

Start your year of membership with Orchids today and beat the crowds with exclusive member-only access. Plus, enjoy priority booking and discounted tickets for a range of popular events throughout the year.

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Kew Membership benefits

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    Unlimited visits to Kew Gardens and Wakehurst*
  • Shop discounts icon
    10% discount in Kew's shops*
  • Priority booking icon
    Priority booking and discounts for a range of popular events
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    Membership newsletters and Kew magazine subscription
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    A range of exclusive member events and activities

Looking for a unique gift?

A Kew membership is the perfect feel-good gift choice for that special someone.

Become a Kew member today to enjoy unlimited visits to Kew Gardens and Wakehurst.

You and your loved ones will discover all our extraordinary gardens have to offer, all year round, while supporting our experts to halt biodiversity loss, end the extinction crisis and create a greener, more sustainable world for all.

By becoming a member, you can relax and unwind while watching the seasons change among the world’s most diverse collection of plants.

You can also get a discount in our shops, gain access to our packed programme of unmissable events, and enjoy lots of fun activities that keep the kids entertained.


How your membership helps

We are living in an age of extinction, but as long as there are plants and fungi there is hope.

As a charity, we rely on membership fees to continue our critical work promoting the importance of green spaces, inspiring everyone to live more sustainably and in harmony with our natural world, and using our collections and expertise to help solve the planet’s biggest environmental challenges.

Every Kew member is helping create a world where nature is protected and valued by all.

Find out more

Already a Kew member?

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    Renew your membership

    Continue to enjoy unlimited visits to Kew and Wakehurst, make the most of exclusive benefits, and support our vital science work.

    To renew your Wakehurst membership email, phone 01444 894066 or stop by our Visitor Centre.

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    Exclusive events for members

    Enjoy a range of exclusive events, talks and behind-the-scenes opportunities to find out more about the incredible scientific work we do.

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    Our magazine is free for members

    Kew magazine is a fascinating mix of articles about plants, fungi, science and conservation, taking you behind the scenes of our gardens.

Get in touch

If you have any questions about membership you may find the answer quickly in members FAQs or our terms and conditions.

Not ready to be a member? You can still support us

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    By leaving a gift to us in your Will, you can help secure the future of Kew’s science and conservation work, and world-class botanic gardens.