Kew Gardens

Kew Gardens

Kew Gardens in Richmond, is a place you and your family can play all day, with Climbers and Creepers Zone, Tree Top Walkway, Aquatic Dispays and Tree Top Towers pkus lots lots more.


Enjoy the seasons and explore glasshouses, landscapes and 250 years of history at the world’s most famous garden. Climb to the treetops, delve into rainforest or discover more on a guided tour.

Kew isn’t just for gardeners! Children can be entertained all day long with family-friendly activities, our Climbers and Creepers playzone as well as 300 acres to explore! Follow the essential guide and plan a visit to Kew Gardens for the whole family.

Please check the website for children’s activities term time and school holidays.

This summer watch a live performance of The Wind in the Willows, performed by the Australian Shakespeare Company in the grounds of Kew Gardens. 23 July 2016 to 28 August 2016. Or watch a live performance of The Dream Fairies – Adventure through Bubble Land performed by the Australian Shakespeare Company in the grounds of Kew Gardens. 30 July 2016 to 28 August 2016. Please see website for details.


Opening Times

Dates Gardens opening* Kew Palace**
7 February to 28 March 2015 9.30am to 5.30pm Closed
29 March to 21 April 2015 Monday to Friday 9.30am to 6.30pm Open from 2 April10.30am to 5.30pm
Weekends and bank holidays 9.30am to 7.30pm
22 April to 31 August 2015 Monday to Friday 10am to 6.30pm 10.30am to 5.30pm
Weekends and bank holidays 10am to 7.30pm
1 September to 24 October 2015 10am to 6pm 10.30am to 5.30pmClosed from 27 September 2015
25 October 2015 to 5 February 2016 10am to 4.15pm Closed


Adults £16.00, Concessions £14.00, Children FREE
Separate charges apply for Kew Palace.

  • Buggy park
  • Baby changing facilities
  • All year