Opening and closing times

Opening and closing times throughout the year for the gardens, attractions, cafés, restaurants, shops and car park.

Cherry blossom on branches in spring

Gardens open 10am – 6pm 

The gardens are open to those who are well enough to enjoy the fresh air and can get here safely. 

Don’t forget to check gov.uk/coronavirus before you come.

To help us limit numbers, you must book a time slot in advance.

You should not come to the Gardens if you are unwell or should be in isolation along with your household. 

Wakehurst opening times 2020/21

Open all year except Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

1 March 2021 – 31 October 2021

10am – 6pm (last entry 4.30pm)

1 Nov 2021 – 28 February 2022

10am – 4.30pm (last entry 4pm)

Cafés and restaurants

Stables Kitchen and Pantry (near the Mansion)

  • 10am – 5pm

Seeds Café (inside the Visitor Centre): 

  • Takeaway only: 10am – 5.30pm

Grab and go (at the Carriage Ring)

  • Grab a hot drink and a snack at one of our outdoor pop-ups
  • Open weekends;10am – 5pm

Shop 

Our shop is open in line with government guidance.

Gift shop and plant sales area

Mon – Sat: 10am – 5.30pm 

Sun: 11.30am – 5.30pm

 

The Kew Online Shop

Attractions 

The Mansion

Closed

The Millennium Seed Bank

10:00 – 5:00pm (last entry 4:30pm) 

We may occasionally need to close attractions for maintenance or visitor safety. Please check for planned closures and visitor notices before you visit.

We're good to go - In partnership with the tourist organisations of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Rhododendrons in the Rhododendron Dell, RBG Kew/Ellen McHale

Prices and timeslots

We've changed our ticketing. You'll need to book a time slot along with your ticket, even if you're a member.