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

Kew Gardens, Richmond

*Up to Two Kids go FREE with a full paying Adult!

Use by 2nd September 2018

Suitable for 0-100 years

Best Bits

This summer explore the incredible landscape at Kew and take part in family activities including the chance to meet friendly giant Gnomus in the newly restored Temperate House. 

Kew 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 also the perfect day out this summer.

  • Up to Two Kids go FREE with a full paying Adult!
  • Explore the greatest glasshouse in the world, the Temperate House, and check out some of our planets rarest and most threatened plants.
  • Have fun in the exciting Treetop Walkway, high in the arboretum canopy
  • Experience the unique, multi-sensory installation, The Hive, that highlights the extraordinary life of bees.
  • Follow the Dragon Trail and hunt for dragon sculptures around the Gardens
  • Have fun exploring botanically-themed play area, Climbers and Creepers
  • Delve into a tropical rainforest in the Palm House & be amazed by the giant lily pads in the Waterlily House.
  • Or stroll through the 326-acres of land, where you’ll find plenty of peaceful spots to enjoy a picnic or just relax!

Harmonic by Cirque Bijou - Weekends and bank holidays from 26 May to 2 September, 12.30–4pm

Experience the Temperate House like never before with Cirque Bijou's incredible production of Harmonic.

Gaze up in wonder at this incredible aerial performer accompanied only by a cellist and rigger while surrounded by 10,000 plants in the greatest glasshouse in the world. Blending aerial performance with a unique musical score, this 20-minute performance explores biodiversity and the relationship between humans and plants.  

LittleBird Top Tip

Don’t miss Gnomus: caretaker of the Earth in The Temperate House – this friendly giant will lead you on a story-filled adventure through the world's temperate lands, sharing special stories that show children how important it is to value and learn about some of the world's rarest and most endangered species. Daily from 21 July to 2 September.

Dates and Prices


  • Use by 2nd September 2018

Price Information: 

  • £17 for Adult Standard Ticket + Up to TWO FREE Child Tickets, 37% off
  • £17 for Additional Adult Ticket
  • £5 for Additional Child (Ages 4- 16) Standard Ticket
  • 0-3 years are free
Need to Know
  • Use by 2nd September 2018
  • 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 Kids offer is not available on Additional Adult tickets
  • Non-refundable.
  • Image Credits: RGB Kew
How to Redeem
  • Use by 2nd September 2018
  • 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.  
Plan your Visit

What makes Kew Gardens family friendly

Baby Changing
Baby Changing
Disabled Parking
Disabled Parking
Disabled toilets
Disabled toilets

Address and Contact Info

Kew Gardens
Royal Botanic Gardens

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