Tickets to Kew Gardens & Palace + Kensington Palace
Explore the Kew's many sprawling gardens, conservatories, restaurants, and art galleries. Once you have had your fill of the natural and artistic treasures, use the same combo ticket to visit Kensington Palace. Bask yourself in royalty at the King’s State Apartments and the stunning Queen's Apartments, at the birthplace of Queen Victoria.
- Visit the famous Kew Gardens and the Kensington Palace, using a single ticket and save up to 5%.
- Stop to smell the roses, away from the bustling city, at London's serene Kew Botanical Gardens.
- Wander through the wide stretches of lush green gardens and feel at peace.
- Featuring a host of conservatories, art galleries, and restaurants, there's plenty for you to engage yourself with.
- Discover the 120 hectares of gardens, the plethora of plants and trees from varying biomes.
- Explore the 2 upcoming exhibitions this year, the Secret World of Plants & Japan.
- Get to know the life and legacy of one of Great Britain’s most famous monarchs, Queen Victoria at Kensington Palace.
- Stroll around the luxurious rooms of the King's State Apartments and marvel at the sheer grandeur of these exquisite chambers.
- Learn some of the tragic stories and secrets about the Stuart dynasty while exploring each section of the palace in detail.
- Be sure to visit the vibrant Mexico Festival at Temperate House, Kew Gardens from 1 Oct to 31 Oct 2022. Installations, traditional music, and live performances, and a vivid array of horticultural biodiversity await you (included in your Kew ticket).
- Entry 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)
- Map and guide to the highlights of the season
- Entry to the Kensington Palace
- Hop-on hop-off land train
- Christmas at Kew
- Food & beverages
You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
Far from the madding London crowds, the Kew Gardens grant you a unique opportunity to relax and unwind. Take in deep lungfuls of the fresh air and stroll through the many different attractions of the Gardens, such as the Temperate House, which is the largest Victorian glasshouse in the world and hosts some of the rarest and most vulnerable temperate zone plants from all over the world. You can also see the Temperate Gardens, the orangery with its sweet-smelling citrus trees, the classical brick Kew Palace, and the 18-meter high Treetop Walkway. The Kew Gardens also boasts of two different art galleries, the Marianne North Gallery which displays art from around the world, and the Shirley Sherwood which contains botanical art. There is something for everyone in these beautiful gardens.
You can also explore the Secret World of Plants 1 May (Sat) - 19 Sept (Sun), and the life and culture at the Japan 2 Oct (Sat) - 31 Oct (Sun) exhibitions while at the Gardens.
London’s Kensington Palace is a royal residence with a lot of stories, secrets, and history attached to it. You’ll require around an hour and a half to get a good look at the spectacular palace apartments and explore the ‘Victoria Revealed’ exhibition (Victoria: A Royal Childhood only), displaying an array of Queen Victoria’s personal objects where she once resided. Victoria: A Royal Childhood offers intricate details on her childhood and adolescence.
Discover the magnificently-done state apartments that reveal the lifestyle of its resident royals, including the likes of MaryII, William III, Queen Anne, and her son William, the last ruling member of the Stuart dynasty. Learn more about their consequential lives and dive deep into some of their agonizing secrets. Gaze at the masterpieces of architect and painter William Kent as you enter the Cupola Room and climb the King’s Grand Staircase.
Visit various other chambers such as The Presence Chamber, The Privy Chamber, The King’s Drawing Room, and the King’s Gallery where you can learn more about royal British living. Check out exuberant examples of what the royals wore during their rule in the 18th century and be amused by breathtaking artworks from the Royal Collection while there. Lastly, wander about in the Formal gardens, a former royal playground, and check out the exotic Victorian plant collections. These include Trachycarpus fortunei, Luma apiculata, Tropaeolum Speciosum, Cryptomeria Japonica, and many more.
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COVID Safety Information
- All areas that customers frequently touch are sanitized.
- Guests may/may not be subject to temperature checks beforehand.
- All guests are recommended to bring along face masks for safety.
- It is recommended to maintain social distancing with other guests (2 meters apart).
- Regularly sanitize your hands. Sanitizers are available upon request.
- Mon to Fri: 10 AM to 7 PM (last entry at 6 PM)
- Sat and Sun: 10 AM to 8 PM (last entry at 7 PM)
- Note: Kew Gardens closes at *4:30 PM on 2 Jun; and 5 PM on 10 & 16 Jun
(Timings are subject to change. Please check on the official website to confirm)
Closures and Notices
- Climbers and Creepers is closed
- The Kew Explorer is not currently running
- The Treetop Walkway is closed
- The Badger Sett in the Natural Area is closed
- Treehouse Towers has been closed for renovations
- During adverse weather conditions, the upper level of The Hive may have to be closed
1 Mar- 31 Oct (Summer)
- Wed-Sun from 10:30 AM- 5:00 PM
- Last admission at 4:00 PM
1 Nov- 29 Feb (Winter)
- Daily from 10:00 AM- 4:00 PM
- Last admission at 3:00 PM
Closures and Notices
- The Sunken Garden and Cradle Walk are closed for now.
- The Orangery is currently closed for conservation and restoration works.
- All visitors to Kew Gardens aged 16 and over are requested to check-in using the NHS COVID-19 app upon arrival
- This tour will operate every hour from 10:00 AM- 3:00 PM with 10 guests per time slot for safety reasons
- Guests must arrive 45 min prior to their time slot to enter hassle-free
- There will be a limited amount of walk-up tickets available on the day. Walk-up Orchids tickets can be collected directly from the Princess of Wales Conservatory and will be subject to availability and queueing
- This experience is wheelchair accessible
- The Kensington Palace offers level access to all sections of the palace and a lift to every floor. The Clore Learning Centre, located on the ground floor, has wheelchair-accessible teaching spaces, lunchrooms, and toilets.
- There is only one lunchroom at the Kensington Palace (Mr Hester’s Lunchroom).
- Smoking is not allowed.
- Photography/filming may be restricted in some sections.
- Wear suitable clothing keeping in mind that your visit involves spending time in spaces with negligible to zero heating.
- Ensure that you’re wearing appropriate footwear.
- Your voucher will be emailed to you shortly.
- Please display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the attraction.
Ticket Redemption Points
- You can redeem the tickets directly at the entrance of the attraction: Royal Botanical Gardens & Kew Palace
- Address: Richmond, TW9 3AB, London.
- You can redeem your tickets directly at the entrance of the attraction: Kensington Palace.
- Address: Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 4PX, United Kingdom.
These tickets are valid for the date selected during the checkout.