Kew Gardens have announced that the gardens will remain open.
Our visitors who are able to enjoy being outside are welcome to visit the gardens at Kew and Wakehurst.
To protect our staff and visitors against coronavirus (COVID-19) we have closed all of our buildings and structures, including our glasshouses, restaurants, and galleries. Importantly, if you are sick or fall into one of the vulnerable groups then you must postpone your visit until you are deemed well again.
– Kew Gardens
Tickets will be reduced to half price during this time. The Gardens are advising visitors to purchase tickets online as they are no longer accepting cash transactions on their gates.
Buildings not open to the public at Kew Gardens are:
– All glasshouses, including the Temperate House, the Palm House, the Princess of Wales Conservatory, the Davies Alpine House, and the Waterlily House will be closed until further notice
– All our restaurants including the Botanical, the Orangery, the Pavilion Bar and Grill, and White Peaks will be closed
-Climbers and Creepers is closed
– The Children’s Garden is closed
– Marianne North Gallery and Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art is closed
– Victoria Gate plaza will be closed
– The Kew Explorer land train will not be running
– The Great Pagoda, the Hive and the Royal Palace are all closed until April 2020
– The Library will not be open to the public
– The Treetop Walkway is closed
While over at their sister venue at Wakehurst, the buildings closed are:
– The Atrium in the Millennium Seed Bank is closed
– The Mansion is closed
– The Children’s Heritage Garden is closed
-The Stables restaurant remains closed for refurbishment. A ‘Grab and go’ catering option will be available in the Seeds Cafe as well as pop-up catering outlets in the Carriage Ring. Card payments only.
– The shop in the Visitor Centre is closed
– The Water Garden is closed until April 2020