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Tickets for Kew Gardens & Palace: Priority Entrance

A breath of fresh air in one of the world's largest botanical gardens

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Overview
Opening hours
Kew Gardens
Today
10:00 - 19:00
Tomorrow
10:00 - 19:00
Friday
10:00 - 20:00
Saturday
10:00 - 20:00
Sunday
10:00 - 20:00
Monday
10:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 19:00
Kew Palace
Today
10:30 - 17:30
Tomorrow
10:30 - 17:30
Friday
10:30 - 17:30
Saturday
10:30 - 17:30
Sunday
10:30 - 17:30
Monday
10:30 - 17:30
Tuesday
10:30 - 17:30
Highlights
  • A visit to one of the largest botanical gardens in the world is a perfect break from London's crowds and tubes
  • Featuring conservatories with jungle plants, a treetop walkway, art galleries and restaurants, a day at the Kew has something for everyone
  • 121 hectares offers plenty of opportunity to stop and smell the roses (and the oranges, and the water lilies, and the chocolate trees...)
Description

A visit to Kew Gardens is the perfect way to combine London sightseeing with a literal 'breath of fresh air'. A whopping 121 hectares of space makes it one of the largest botanical gardens in the world! See orangery, a 10-story pagoda, a mosque, the cool Temperate Gardens, a unique treetop walkway 18 meters above the ground, and more.

Founded in 1840, Kew Gardens boasts over 30,000 different kinds of plants and is more like a green outdoor museum.

Explore the manicured outdoors, and see different periods of landscape architecture and gardening styles.

Don't miss Temperate House, the largest Victorian glasshouse in the world! This Grade I listed building boasts some of the rarest and most threatened temperate zone plants from Africa, Australia, New Zealand, the Americas, Asia and the Pacific Islands.

The 18-meter high Treetop Walkway puts you up among the branches. The Orangery lets you smell the sweet citrus trees, and the Classical-style brick Kew Palace is always fit for a photo or two.

Kew Gardens also has two different art galleries - the Marianne North Gallery hosts art from around the world, while the Shirley Sherwood contains botanical art.

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Ticket features
Instant ticket delivery
Smartphone tickets accepted
Priority Entrance
What's included
  • Priority access to Kew Gardens
  • Access to the art galleries (Marianne North & Shirley Sherwood), Kew Palace, greenhouses and the Treetop Walkway
  • Free guided walking tours at least twice a day. Ask onsite for more information, because times can vary
  • Map and guide to the highlights of the season
  • Hop-on hop-off land train with driver commentary
  • Christmas at Kew (separate timed ticket required)
Instructions

After arriving at Kew Gardens Station, head through the underpass towards the Victoria Gate entrance. Look for Lichfield Road, and walk to the Kew. Pass the line on the left and head directly to the entrance. Show your smartphone ticket, and you're in!

Cancellation

Cancellations are not possible for this ticket.

Venue
Address
Kew Palace
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond TW9 3AB, United Kingdom, London
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
The entire garden is accessible to disabled visitors, even the Treetop Walkway
Additional info

Getting There

  • Metro: District line to Kew Gardens
  • Train: Stratford train to Kew Gardens
  • Bus: 391 to Fulham and Richmond, near Kew Gardens
  • Car: Kew Road (A307)
Insider tip

At 121 hectares, the Kew is massive. It's worth taking a few moments upon entering to plan out a rough route - you don't want to double back to see something you've missed. Don't forget to plan in meal breaks too!

Ryan
Senior Copywriter
Reviews
Jul 18, 2018
Nice and easy
Jul 17, 2018
Overground
Jul 17, 2018
A great day & my girlfriend's first visit too, sure it won't be her last
Jul 16, 2018
Absolutely beautiful well worth going to visit if you love flowers and plants.
Jul 16, 2018
Excellent
Jul 16, 2018
Amazing experience - i'd recommend you bring your own food or go Tesco's, Sainsburys beforehand as the food in there is very expensive.
Jul 16, 2018
Kew Gardens it is such an amazing place to visit,it has so many things to see and as well you can relax with the family or your friends.
I will plan my next visit very soon
Jul 16, 2018
To spend a whole day just wondering around under the canopies of enormous trees was wonderfully restful.
Jul 16, 2018
Was great
Jul 15, 2018
Excellent place for plant lovers.
Great day out.

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