Kew Palace

Explore a hidden royal home in Kew Gardens

Explore a hidden royal home in Kew Gardens

Experience the intimate Kew Palace, home of George III and Queen Charlotte. Explore Queen Charlotte’s Cottage and admire the spectacular view from the Great Pagoda.

The Great Pagoda

Open daily

See the Great Pagoda at Kew Palace, now returned to its 18th-century splendour.

A live interpreter in the Royal Kitchens at Kew Palace.
Families Events

Discover the delights of Georgian cookery in the Royal Kitchens at Kew Palace this summer.

Various dates over the summer

Kew Palace

Drop in 11:00-16:30

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Queen Charlotte's bed decorated with white bed linen and the black horsehair chair in which she died at Kew Palace
Things to see

See Queen Charlotte's chair and bedroom conserved as they were during her lifetime on the request of Queen Victoria.

Open daily

Kew Palace

Included in Kew Gardens admission

Queen Charlotte's Cottage surrounded by trees and garden under a blue sky
Things to see

Discover a queen's rustic country retreat in the grounds of Kew Palace with a visit to Queen Charlotte’s Cottage.

Open weekends only

Kew Palace

11:00-16:00

Included in Kew Gardens admission

Dinner tables set out for guests at an event at Kew Palace

Hire a venue

Once the family home of King George III, Queen Charlotte and their children, Kew Palace is one of London's most prestigious event venues.

Profile of Queen Charlotte

Queen Charlotte

Queen Charlotte was wife to George III. They shared a happy life together at their homes in Windsor and at Kew Palace.

However, their lives were changed and saddened by the King’s devastating mental illness.

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We are a charity and there are several ways you can support us.

The Great Pagoda, showing a close up view of a dragon carving roof decoration. The dragon has a curled tail and its wings are spread. Colours are primarily green and gold with touches of blue and red, including a red tongue. The Pagoda reopened to the public on 13 July 2018 following a five-year restoration project.

Make a donation

Help us to conserve these historic buildings, ensuring they are here for future generations to enjoy. We raise all our own funds and depend on your support.

Volunteer with us

Volunteers support the palaces in many different ways. See what roles we have available and register your interest.

More about volunteering

Become a member

Enjoy unlimited adventures at our palaces, a 10% discount in our shops and cafés, and exclusive events when you become a member of Historic Royal Palaces.