Kew Gardens

Kew Gardens
Kew Gardens is London's largest UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to the most diverse collection of living plants anywhere in the world. Just 30 minutes by train from central London, it offers a unique day out for visitors of all ages.

Discover glorious glasshouses containing plants from around the globe, stroll along a soaring treetop walkway high in the tree canopy or step back in time to Georgian times in Kew Palace and the Royal Kitchens. From May 5th onwards, the doors of Kew's spectacular Temperate House will open, revealing 10,000 breath‐taking plants, making this magnificent structure the true jewel in it’s crown – an architectural wonder, horticulturists’ haven, the most captivating of classrooms. The Great Broad Walk borders provide a dazzling display of colour in the summer months and The Hive is a stunning example of how art can educate - highlighting the vital role that bees play in pollinating the world's crop species.

Children under 4 go free.

Admission: £17.00
Opening times:


Daily from 10.00
Last admission 30 minutes before closing time.

Closed 24 - 25 December.

Opening and closing times may vary. Please check website for details.

Phone number: 020 8332 5655

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Taking the train to Kew Gardens

Getting to Kew Gardens is simple. Change from c2c at Fenchurch Street and walk two minutes to Tower Hill station on the district line. It's then a 45 minutes tube ride to Kew station. 

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Kew Gardens 2FOR1

A world famous centre of botanical excellence, Kew Gardens features an extraordinary parade of the most intriguing plants and trees. It has grown over the past 250 years to provide us with an elaborate collection of both native and foreign species, which you can explore with 2 for 1 entry when you travel on a c2c train. Also, if you book in advance you can save on your off peak train fare.     

What to expect at Kew Gardens?

There’s no need to travel to Japan to witness the beauty of the cherry blossom tree as Kew Gardens has its own ‘Cherry Walk’, a stunning assembly of blush pink and white blossoms. If you want another perspective, take a walk along the ‘Treetop Walkway’ to get a bird’s eye view of the Gardens and to get a close up look at the magnificent trees.  

Kew Gardens isn’t all about plants, it is also home to a wide variety of art from sculptures to galleries. You’ll find the works of many great artists such as: Henry Moore, Marianne North and the Bauer brothers. There’s also plenty of kids attractions to keep them occupied throughout your visit.

Where is Kew Gardens?

Kew Gardens is situated in Richmond, west London. Hop off at Fenchurch Street station and walk to Tower Hill (six minutes away) to get the District line straight there.

How to get your Kew Gardens 2FOR1 voucher?

To claim your 2 for 1 Kew Gardens voucher, you simply need to click the ‘get voucher’ button at the top of this page and then book your train ticket to London with c2c. Remember for your 2 for 1 Kew Gardens ticket to be valid you must use the voucher on the same day that you travel with c2c. However if you have a c2c weekly pass, you can use your voucher on any of the days your ticket is valid.

 To make the most of your day out, be sure to take a look at our hundreds of other London 2FOR1 vouchers.