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London: Kew Gardens Admission Ticket

London: Kew Gardens Admission Ticket

From £13.50 per person

Stroll along a walkway high up in the treetops, and explore acres of gardens under glass. Step inside a royal palace, discover galleries of botanical art, and experience 250 years of royal history at Kew Gardens, London's largest World Heritage Site.

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Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore London's largest UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Experience the exotic rainforest in the Palm House
  • Take a walk in the treetops, 18 meters above ground level
  • Learn about the extraordinary life of bees at The Hive
  • Admire a collection of over 14'000 trees at the Arboretum
Full description

Enjoy a full-day out at Kew Gardens, London’s largest UNESCO World Heritage Site, located just 30 minutes from central London by Underground and Overground trains. Your ticket includes entry to 326 acres of gardens, 3 art galleries, a treetop walkway and Kew Palace.  Step inside Kew Palace and explore a beautiful royal retreat comprising the bedrooms of princesses, an intimate dining room, and the newly restored Georgian Royal Kitchens. The site includes extensive gardens under glass that support a variety of plant life year-round. You’ll be amazed by the giant lily pads in the Waterlily House. Experience an exotic rainforest in the Palm House, and travel through 10 climate zones in the Princess of Wales Conservatory.  Other highlights include the Arboretum. Standing at 17 meters tall, and constructed from 170,000 aluminum parts and 1,000 LED lights, the Hive structure mimics the visual and sound effects of an actual beehive in Kew Gardens. Learn all about the extraordinary life of bees, and the vital role they play in the health of the planet. 

Upgrade your experience to include a ride on the Key Explorer Land Train, with 7 different stops to hop on and off at. A full loop takes 40 minutes, but you can spend as long as you want at each stop. Recharge at one of the site’s cafes and restaurants that serve hot meals and classic afternoon teas. 

Includes
  • Admission to Kew Gardens
  • Kew Explorer Land Train tour (if option selected)
  • Free walking tours that take place at least twice daily, subject to availability
  • Map and seasonal highlights guide
  • Food and drinks
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Arrive at any entrance to Kew Gardens. The closest entrance to Kew Gardens station (Underground and Overground trains) is Victoria Gate, located on Kew Road.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • The Kew Explorer runs daily from 11:00 AM to 4:30 PM
  • Kew Gardens is fully wheelchair accessible with an elevator giving access to the upper floors of Kew Palace
  • Kew Palace is closed during winter
  • Kew Gardens is closed on 24 and 25 December
  • Free walking tours take place at least twice daily, subject to availability
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 900 reviews

Review summary

  • Value for money
    4.3/5
  • Service
    4.5/5
  • Organization
    4.4/5

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Visited most areas of the gardens. The greenhouses are very interesting and beautiful buildings. We visited in January where a lot of places were closed for refurbishment or weather. This was not a problem for us, if you wish to go into these places. Go another time of the year.

20 January 2022

The booking was smooth. Mobility scooter promptly available. Parking was easier than it looked on the website. The tour on the bus was interesting but microphone and dialogue not easy to follow. Better English speaking guide would have been great. Excellent choice of food facilities but very expensive. Membership with reduced catering prices would be a great help. Overall good experience with friendly staff

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2 October 2021

I have been to Kew Gardens once in the Winter and once in Summer and both Seasons offer a wonderful experience taking the whole day. The staff are great to talk to and they are so knowledgeable that they can provide immediate answers to all questions. The cafes, restaurants, gift and garden shops all add to a great experience. The biggest surprise for me, as someone who lives in Spain, was seeing hundreds of green parakeets flying wild around the gardens.

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18 September 2021

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