Kew gardens opening times

Kew Gardens | Opening Timings, Closing Times & More

Kew Gardens Opening Times 


What are the Kew Gardens opening times?
The Kew Gardens opening hours are as follows: 

  • 1 May - 31 August 2021:  Mon - Fri|10 AM - 7 PM (Last entry 6 PM)
    Weekends| Bank Holidays: 10 AM - 8 PM (last entry 7 PM) 
  • 1 September - 30 September 2021: 10 AM - 7 PM (Last entry 6 PM)
    11 AM on 11 & 12 September 
  • 1 October - 30 October 2021: 10 AM - 6 PM (Last entry 5 PM)
  • 31 October - 16 November 2021: 10 AM - 4 PM (Last entry 3 PM)
  • 17 November 2021 - 9 January 2022: 10 AM - 3 PM (Last entry 2 PM)
    24th & 25 December: Gardens Closed 
  • 10 January - 31 January 2022: 10 AM - 4 PM (Last entry 3 PM) 
  • 1 February - 28 February 2022: 10 AM - 5 PM (Last entry 4 PM) 
  • 1 March - 31 March 2022: 10 AM - 6 PM (Last entry 5 PM) 

Kew Gardens Closing Time: Closing hours at Kew Gardens can vary depending on the month you choose to visit. 

Kew Gardens Duration: It takes approximately 3 hours to explore the Kew Gardens. 

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Kew Garden Opening Times - Cafes, Restaurants & Shops  


Cafes, Restaurants

Victoria Plaza Cafe
Timings
Monday to Friday: 10 AM - 7 PM
Weekends and bank holidays: 10 AM - 8 PM

White Peaks
Timings
Monday to Friday: 10 AM - 5 PM
Weekends and bank holidays: 10 AM - 6 PM 


The Orangery

Monday to Friday: 10 AM - 6 PM
Weekends and bank holidays: 10 AM - 7 PM

Pavilion Bar and Grill
Monday to Friday: 11 AM - 6 PM
Weekends and bank holidays: 10 AM - 7 PM 
 

Sable Kitchen and Pantry
Location: The Stable Kitchen and Pantry can be found near the Mansion
Timings: 10 AM - 5 PM

Seeds Cafe 
Location: Seeds Cafe is situated inside the Visitor Centre
Timings: 10 AM - 5:30 PM 
Please note - Takeaways only 

Grab and Go
Location: The outdoor pop-up is located at the Carriage Ring
Timings: Weekends, 10 AM - 5 PM

Shops
Gift Shop and Plant Centre
Timings
Monday to Saturday: 10 AM - 5:30 PM
Sunday: 11:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Kew online store is also available now.

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Best Time to Visit Kew Gardens

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  • The best time to visit Kew Gardens is early in the morning during the weekday to avoid overcrowding at the venue. 
  • Avoid visiting the Kew Gardens during weekends or public holidays as you can expect a maximum crowd during this period.
  • Spring and summer months are ideal to visit Kew Gardens as the weather will be pleasant and you can enjoy walking around the garden as well. 
  • It is also the best time to witness the eye-catching display of vibrant floral colours and blooms when visiting the Kew Gardens.
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All Your Questions Answered About the Kew Gardens Opening Times

Q. What are the Kew Gardens opening times?

A. The Kew Gardens is open daily from 10 AM - 6 PM

Q. When is the Kew Gardens closed?

A. Closing time at Kew Gardens can vary depending on the month you choose to visit. 

Q. How long does it take to cover the Kew Gardens?

A. It would take approximately 3 hours to explore the Kew Gardens.

Q. When is the last time slot to enter the Kew Gardens?

A. Kew Gardens opening times vary for each month. However, the last time slot is 1 hour before the scheduled closing time.

Q. How early should I reach the Kew Gardens?

A. It is highly recommended to visit the Kew Gardens as early as possible. Since there is a lot to cover, arriving early would give you enough time to explore all the highlights.

Q. When is the best time to visit the Kew Gardens?

A. The best time to visit the Kew Gardens is during the summer and spring season. Visitors can enjoy the pleasant weather and catch the vibrant flora collection at its best.

Q. Is it better to visit the Kew Gardens during the day or the evening?

A. Since the weather in the UK is unpredictable, it is ideal to visit the Kew Gardens during the day. Moreover, visiting during the day would also give you the chance to view all the flora collection without any hassle.