Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

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Explore a World Heritage Site at Kew Gardens – one of the world's most famous gardens. Discover more than 130 hectares of landscapes and gardens, stroll a soaring treetop walkway and wander through tropical glasshouses reaching up to 27°C. Enjoy four cafes and restaurants, art galleries, a serene lake and waterlily pools.

Kew's great glasshouses provide hours of undercover discovery for visitors of all ages. Be amazed by giant lily pads in the Waterlily House, delve into an exotic rainforest in the Palm House, and travel through 10 climatic zones in the Princess of Wales Conservatory.

Step inside Kew Palace and the Royal Kitchens to discover Kew's history and explore a beautiful Georgian royal retreat.

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Important information

Kew Gardens' Temperate House is closed for a five year restoration from August 2013. The largest surviving Victorian glasshouse will be undergoing a major refurbishment and is set to reopen in May 2018.

Prices and Opening Times

Adult Ticket: From £15.00 (USD19.01) per ticket
Child Ticket: From £3.50 (USD4.44) per ticket

Concession rates are for seniors aged 60+, full-time students and registered disabled. A disabled visitor may bring a carer for free if they need assistance. Child rates will apply from 22 April 2015 onwards.

Tickets may be Gift-aided by adding a £1.50 donation, and every Gift-aid donation helps support Kew's scientific and conservation work.

Group discounts are available for pre-booked parties of 15 or more.

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Opening Times:

10.00am every day, except Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Closing times vary according to season.

Venue Details & Map

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

+44 (0)20 8332 5655
Public transport:
Tube and London Overground: Kew Gardens Train: Kew Bridge

Facilities & Accessibility

Accessible Venue Facilities
Level access, ramp or lift to dining area
Level access, ramp or lift to restaurant or cafe
Level access, ramp or lift to the shop
Accessible Communication Facilities
Hearing loop system
Information available in large print
Sign language used
Accessible Venue Facilities
Assistance dogs welcome
Wheelchairs available free of charge
Additional Accessible Facilities
Level access, ramp or lift to ticket issuing point
Accessible Parking Facilities
Blue badge parking available
Designated disabled parking available within fifty metres of main entrance
Access Inside Building Facilities
Accessible lift
Seating for limited mobility users along routes
Some routes suitable for limited mobility users
Some routes suitable for wheelchair users
Steps within building
Attraction Facilities
Gift shop
Patron toilets
Catering Facilities
Event catering
Outdoor dining / Beer garden
Vegetarian options on menu
General Facilities
Luggage storage
On site parking
Good views
Payment Facilities
Credit cards accepted
Debit cards accepted
Group rates available

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