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Unlimited access to Kew Gardens and Wakehurst

' Kew had lots of stuff to keep the whole family entertained. Tree top walk, the Hive, the children's gardens. '

Natalie, Boundless member

What do I get?

tickUnlimited access to Kew Gardens and Wakehurst.

tick50% off for one additional adult per visit.

tickAdmission for up to five children per visit.

tick10% discount in Kew's shops.

tickUp to 25% discount on unique experiences at Kew.

Get all this and more for £40 a year

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What's in the garden?

Discover the world of science behind Kew Gardens botanical collections, with over 50,000 living plants to be found across the UNESCO World Heritage site.

Kew Gardens

Palm House - Explore this amazing indoor rainforest and discover tropical plants from some of the most threatened places in the world.

Children's Garden - An interactive environment where kids can climb, run, jump, and learn about everything plants need to grow.

Great Broad Walk Boarders - A striking walkway into the heart of Kew framed by these rich, colourful borders.

Mediterranean Garden and King William's Temple - Typical of the Mediterranean, this area of the Gardens transports you to the sun-kissed landscape of Southern Europe

Discover more about Kew Gardens

Opening times can change throughout the seasons. Please always double check here before visiting. Please also check the Planned Closures before visiting.

Wakehurst

Millennium Seed Bank - See and learn how we are protecting wild plant biodiversity in our underground seed bank.

Tree Trunk Trek - Crawl, climb and learn about Wakehurst's trees on this adventurous log trail in Coates Wood.

Bloomers Valley - A landmark meadow restoration where you can enjoy rich local grasslands and wildflowers.

American Prairie - This six-acre North American landscape reflects the beauty of the country's prairies and grasslands.

Discover more about Wakehurst

Opening times can change throughout the seasons. Please always double check here before visiting. Please also check the Planned Closures before visiting.

Orchid festival

Orchid festival at Kew

Date: 3 February to 3 March 2024

Location: Princess of Wales Conservatory, Kew Gardens

Price: Included in your entry to the gardens.

Discover the orchid festival at Kew Gardens – a celebration of vibrant flora to brighten up the winter months.

Don’t miss the extraordinary giraffe weevils! Explore installations of extinct species and keep an eye out for ring tailed lemurs high up in the trees above you.

Man pruning orchids

Please note that buggies are not permitted in the Princess of Wales Conservatory during Orchids.

Opening times and contact

Opening times & contact

Kew:

Weekdays: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm ( last entry 6:00 pm)
Weekends: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm (last entry 7:00 pm)
Kew, Richmond, London, TW9 3AE
Tel: 0208 332 5655

Wakehurst:

10:00 am - 6:00 pm ( last entry 5:30 pm)
Ardingly, Haywards Heath, Sussex, RH17 6TN
Tel: 0144 489 4066

Kew Shop

Enjoy 10% discount off your purchases at all Kew shops at Kew and Wakehurst as well as online.

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faqs

Need to know a bit more?

Do I have to pre-book my entry tickets?

Not all the time. In most instances you can show up at the gate with your Boundless membership card and a form of photo identification. Any additional tickets required can be bought at the gate.

There can be occasions when pre-booking is essential – we’ll try to advise you where possible. To book your tickets online at kew.org, follow these simple steps.

    •   Click the link below
    •   Choose your preferred time slot
    •   Select the ‘corporate membership’ option
    •   Select your tickets before continuing to checkout.

Pre-book my Kew Gardens tickets
Pre-book my Wakehurst tickets
Please note, if you pre-book tickets online you still need to show your Boundless membership card and form of photo identification at the gate.

Do I need to pre-book for the Children’s Garden at Kew?

No, pre-booking is not required for the Children's Garden.

Can anyone use my membership card?

No. Free admission to Kew Gardens and Wakehurst is only available to Boundless members. When you arrive, you’ll be asked to show your membership card at the gate with a form of photo identification.

What age is a child admission?

Boundless members get free admission for up to five children aged between 4 – 15 per visit. Children under 4 go free. Tickets will only be valid when accompanied by a Boundless member. When you arrive, you’ll be asked to show your membership card at the gate with a form of photo identification.

Can I bring a guest?

Yes. Plus, an adult guest will qualify for 50% discount off standard adult entry per visit. Tickets will only be valid when accompanied by a Boundless member. When you arrive, you’ll be asked to show your membership card at the gate with a form of photo identification.

Where can I park?

Kew Gardens:
Kew Gardens car park is located at Ferry Lane, near Brentford Gate, postcode TW9 3AF. Parking is limited and costs £9 per day.

Wakehurst:
Parking at Wakehurst is free for Boundless members. Show your membership ID at the Visitor Centre and a member of staff will £0.00 your parking for the day.

Can I leave a donation?

Through our world-class research and diverse living collections, Kew scientists are discovering long-term solutions to combat biodiversity loss and climate change.

You can donate online at kew.org, at the till or at one of the contactless donation stations onsite. A Gift Aid donation is hugely appreciated if you’re able to do so.

Can I bring my dog?

Dog walks at Wakehurst
Date: Daily from 27 February 2023
Time: Gardens open 10am – 6pm (last entry 5.30pm)
Location: Designated routes
Price: Included with entry to the gardens

Wakehurst welcomes your four-legged friends for walks across their 500-acre wild botanic gardens.

You and your furry friend are invited to enjoy a specially curated dog-walking route that takes in the sights, sounds and smells of the Sussex countryside. You can ramble through Bloomers Valley, the perfect spot to enjoy a view of the dramatic landscape, and walk alongside the Water Gardens, a peaceful oasis in the heart of Wakehurst.

Energetic pooches can also roam free in a new off-lead area overlooking the Millennium Seed Bank.

Before heading home, why not pop into the dog-friendly Seeds Café for a drink and a snack? The shop is also dog friendly and stocked with a range of gifts, plants, books and homeware.

Pick up a map at the entrance to find the best places to get water, dog treats, waste bins and complimentary biodegradable waste bags.

Terms and conditions

Boundless admission offers are only available on general admission. Excludes ticketed events.

On occasions attractions may need to be closed for maintenance or visitor safety.

Check for planned closures and visitor notices before you visit.

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Unlimited access to Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

  • Free unlimited Boundless admission to Kew Gardens & Wakehurst
  • 50% off for one additional adult
  • Free admission for up to five children
  • 10% discount in the Kew shop online and instore
 

' Kew had lots of stuff to keep the whole family entertained. Tree top walk, the Hive, the children's gardens. '

 

Natalie, Boundless member

 

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