The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew - Explore, Play & Learn with Kids Go FREE*

Kew Gardens, Richmond

Up to 2 Kids go Free during School Holidays!

Dates available from 22nd December 2018 - 31st March 2019

Suitable for 0-100 years

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Kew Gardens is home to the world’s most diverse collection of living plants and a scientific research centre of international renown. With the opportunity to explore gorgeous landscapes and gardens, stroll along a soaring treetop walkway, wander through tropical glasshouses and discover shady woodlands, it's the perfect family day out.

  • Explore the Temperate House, the greatest glasshouse in the world, and learn about some of our planets rarest and most threatened plants
  • Take a ride on the land train and enjoy a guided tour – additional fee applies
  • Delve into the secret world of the bee, in multi-sensory installation, The Hive
  • Have fun exploring botanically-themed play area, Climbers and Creepers
  • Warm up in a tropical rainforest in the Palm House and explore a variety of climates in the Princess of Wales Conservatory
  • Get lost in 326 acres of land, where’s there is something for all the family to discover and enjoy.

Visit Kew Gardens during the Christmas holidays and enjoy special events as part of Tales and Trails, 22 December – 6 January

  • Meet Grimbert the Badger and Reynard the Fox, this interactive performance by The Fabularium that will take you on an outdoor adventure through the garden 
  • Enjoy a cosy story with renowned storyteller Rachel Rose Reid
  • Get muddy on a Welly Walk and have a go at the ‘talk tubes’ to communicate with your friends and family
  • Spot the British wildlife that call the Woodland Walk their home.

And don’t forget that ...

One Kid goes FREE with a full paying Adult during Term Time

  • Monday 7th January - Friday 15th February
  • Monday 25th February - Sunday 31st March  

Up to Two Kids goes FREE with a full paying Adult during School Holidays 

  • Saturday 22nd December – Sunday 6th January
  • Saturday 16th February - Sun 24th February


LittleBird Top Tip

Did you know when the Christmas festivities are over you can strip your natural tree of any decorations and bring it to Kew, where they will convert it into acidic mulch. They use this mulch to help acid-loving plants such as Camellias and Rhododendrons thrive in the Gardens.

(26 December 2018 – 6 January 2019, 10am-3pm, Brentford Gate)

Dates and Prices

Dates: 

  • Dates available from 22nd December 2018 - 31st March 2019
  • The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew will be closed on 24th, 25th December 2018 
  • Please note tickets do not include entry to Christmas at Kew these tickets are for day entry only
  • The Free Child offer is not available on Additional Adult tickets
  • You will need to show your Family Pass membership for proof of membership.

One Kid goes FREE with a full paying Adult during Term Time

  • Monday 7th January - Friday 15th February
  • Monday 25th February - Sunday 31st March  

Up to Two Kids goes FREE with a full paying Adult during School Holidays

  • Saturday 22nd December – Sunday 6th January
  • Saturday 16th February - Sun 24th February


Price Information: 

Dates until 1st February 2019

  • £12 for Adult Standard Ticket + FREE Child Tickets, 23% off
  • £12 for Additional Adult Ticket
  • £4 for Additional Child (Ages 4- 16) Standard Ticket
  • 0-3 years are free

Dates from 1st February - 31st March 2019

  • £17 for Adult Standard Ticket + FREE Child Tickets, 23% off
  • £17 for Additional Adult Ticket
  • £5 for Additional Child (Ages 4- 16) Standard Ticket
  • 0-3 years are free
Need to Know
  • Please note tickets do not include entry to Christmas at Kew these tickets are for day entry only.
  • Please note the Land train carries an additional on the spot charge.
  • You will need to show your Family Pass membership for proof of membership.
  • Discounts are based on the gate prices. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times
  • For Health and Safety, the FREE Child Tickets must be selected at the point of purchase
  • The Free Child offer is not available on Additional Adult tickets
  • Non-refundable.
  • Image Credits: RGB Kew
How to Redeem
  • Please present your e-Ticket and take it with you to the entrance to be scanned
  • Please ensure you have all your QR codes upon arrival
  • You will receive your e-Ticket via email once you have purchased.  
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Address and Contact Info

Kew Gardens
Royal Botanic Gardens
Kew
Richmond
London
TW9 3AB

0208 332 5655
Nearest Station: Kew Bridge
Nearest Park: Kew Green
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