Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew, Surrey, TW9 3AB
Days of Operations:
*The Gardens will close early at 4pm on 27 July and 10 August for Summer Cycle and 5pm from 11 to 16 July for Kew The Music
8 January to 31 January 2024:
Daily, 10am to 4pm (last entry 3pm)
1 February to 29 February 2024:
Daily, 10am to 5pm (last entry 4pm)
1 March to 31 March 2024:
Daily, 10am to 6pm (last entry 5pm)
Gardens closed 24 and 25 December
The treetop walkway, Climbers & Creepers, the Children’s Garden, the galleries, Kew Palace and Kew Explorer are currently closed.
Children aged 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
Only adults with children are able to enter The Children's Garden along with their valid ticket.
Only registered disability assistance dogs are allowed in the gardens.
Bicycles, tricycles, roller skates, skateboards, micro-scooters, balace bikes and other vehicles (except powered wheelchairs) must be left at the gate.
To protect the lawns ball games and sports are not permitted.
No food or drinks are allowed in the galleries.
The narrow Treetop Walkway is not suitable for mobility scooters and pushchairs.
Manual wheelchairs are welcome in the galleries, please leave buggies in the buggy park provided.
Explore 330 acres of tropical oasis at Kew Gardens in Richmond, southwest London. This incredible natural haven is full of rare and beautiful flowers and dangerous and carnivorous plants housed in temperate Victorian glass greenhouses.
Walk through the stunning Palm House, a feat of Victorian glass architecture, full of endangered and useful plants, including the cocoa tree and the oldest pot plant in the world.
Discover mountainous flora and fauna in the Rock Garden filled with waterfalls and plants from Himalayan mountain streams and meadows and the peaks of New Zealand.
Among many more of the incredible attractions at Kew Botanical Gardens is the must-see Princess of Wales Conservatory. Adventure from the deserts to the tropics in this glass labyrinth full of Venus fly traps and pitcher plants who have evolved to swallow their prey in less than half a second. Giant water lilies float in the wet tropical zone in this humid hothouse, opened by Princess Diana in 1897.
Kew Botanical Gardens is truly one of London’s most beautiful attractions filled with wild and exotic natural phenomena, a real escape from the frenzy of modern life.