Monday 13 May 2019

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew - Be one of the first to explore our new Children's Garden

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Illustration of the Children's Garden
Be one of the first to experience our new Children's Garden when it opens this week on Saturday 18 May.

Entry to the Children's Garden is included in your daytime ticket to Kew. When you arrive at the Children’s Garden, you will be allocated a time for a 90-minute session. Time slots will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.
Explore the Children's Garden
Image of a boy on a climbing frame
13 facts to tell your kids
From mounds of poo to creating enough food for a colony of bees, the Children’s Garden is a great place to learn about nature.
Image of two children in the Water Garden
Where playing is second nature
With hidden treasures around every corner, discover the Children's Garden from a child's eye view!
Enjoy a family day out at Kew
Image of a boy in the Sun Garden
Become a Kew member today to enjoy unlimited family days out and a range of exclusive benefits.
A special offer for you
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To celebrate the opening of the Children's Garden, we've partnered with Joules to give our email subscribers 20% off full priced items until 31 May. Use the code JOULESKEW at checkout to claim your discount. T&Cs apply*.
Family activities at Kew

Have a fantastic day out with a family adventure at Kew. There's something for all ages to enjoy.
Dale Chihuly, Sapphire Star, 2010, 9½ x 9½ x 9½' © Chihuly Studio
Dale Chihuly, Sapphire Star, 2010, 9½ x 9½ x 9½' © Chihuly Studio
Chihuly family trail
Our Gardens and glasshouses have been transformed into a contemporary outdoor gallery space as renowned artist, Dale Chihuly, returns to Kew in a major exhibition, supported by DS Automobiles. Be guided by an interactive family trail booklet to experience the magic and colour of these beautiful artworks.
Image of two children with scientific objects in their hair
Kew Science Festival
Grab your goggles, slip on a lab coat and get stuck in to the Kew Science Festival. Join us for a weekend of workshops, hands-on experiments, shows and behind the scenes tours at Wakehurst (25 – 26 May) and Kew Gardens (20 – 21 July).
Children running in Kew's natural area
Sunday Stories
Join us for a fun-filled session of stories from around the world every Sunday in the Davies Exploration House, located behind the Temperate House.
Image of the Great Pagoda © Historic Royal Palaces /Richard Lea-Hair
Climb the Great Pagoda
Venture up 253 steps to the top of the Great Pagoda and enjoy spectacular views across London. Book in advance to avoid disappointment.