Acer leaves in autumn

Artful Autumn: Why do leaves change colour in autumn?

A family activity where you'll discover the science behind why leaves change colour and fall from the trees during the colder months. Weekends 7-8 and 14-15 October and every day during half-term (21 to 29 October).

View of the Temperate House under restoration

The Temperate House - one year to go

The Temperate House has been closed for a five-year restoration, and now, one year away from reopening to visitors, the north wing of the building has had its covers removed, giving us a first glimpse of the renovated glasshouse.

Cyathus sp (bird's nest fungus) (Image: Jeff Eden)

Meet the experts guided tours

Meet Kew's horticultural and science staff and find out about their work behind the scenes. October's topic is: Fungi. 3, 10, 24 and 31 October.

The Great Broad Walk Borders

Introduction to the Gardens

Gain an insight into Kew’s history, plants, science and seasonal highlights. Daily throughout the year.