Is Kew open today?
Gardens open 10am – 6pm (last entry 4.30pm)* The gardens are open for you to explore. To ensure safety and reduce queues, if you would like to visit the gardens over October half term (16 to 31 October 2021) you must pre-book a time slot.
How long does it take to look around Kew Gardens?
It is suggested that most people take around three hours to explore the whole of the length of the Gardens. (It is about one mile across and takes about 40 minutes to walk across.) We usually stay the whole day and still never see everything. If you have time, spend the whole day at Kew.
What is the best time to visit Kew Gardens?
It is highly recommended that you arrive between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. to give yourself enough time to explore the gardens in their entirety, and avoid busy entrance times as well.
Is any part of Kew Gardens free?
Kew Gardens is one of the participating locations. In essence, you pay for one ticket and the 2nd entrance is free.
Where can I park for free at Kew Gardens?
Kew Station Forecourt car park
Parking on Sundays and Bank holidays is generally free in the majority of on-street spaces in the surrounding area. It is free to park in the Kew Station Forecourt car park from 5pm until 9am the next day. Overnight parking is not available at the kew gardens on-site car park.
Can I use my National Trust card at Kew Gardens?
NT Members enjoy free entry to the gardens, but car parking charges apply as a contribution to RBG Kew’s plant science, conservation and horticultural work. Cars cost £3.50 for up to 1.5 hours, £6 for up to 2.5 hours and £10 per day. Wakehurst and Kew members and day paying visitors: free.
Can I take my own food to Kew Gardens?
You are welcome to take your own food and drink into Kew Gardens. You can take anything from a bottle of water up to a full 3-hour picnic. If you are travelling from London Waterloo, there are lots of options in the station to buy food and drink.
Can you take food into Kew Gardens?
Do National Trust members get free entry?
With National Trust membership you can enjoy: Free entry to over 500 places in our care. Free parking at most National Trust car parks. National Trust Handbook, full of information about our places.