Opening and closing times

Information on seasonal hours and planned closures

Information on seasonal hours and planned closures

Updated 12 June. As a result of the Coronavirus global pandemic, we have taken the difficult decision to close Kew Palace and the Great Pagoda until March 2021. We are sorry for any disappointment this may cause. Please read our statement

Find out when you can visit


Summer (03 April - 30 September)

As a result of the Coronavirus global pandemic, we have taken the difficult decision to close Kew Palace until March 2021. We apologise for any disappointment this may cause. Please read our statement

Kew Palace & The Royal Kitchens
10:30–17:30 (Last admission: 17:00)

Queen Charlotte’s Cottage
Weekends and summer Bank Holidays
11:00–16:00 (Last admission: 15:50)

The Great Pagoda
10:30-17:30 (Last admission: 17:00)

Kew Garden closures will affect your visit. Please check garden closures before your visit on the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew website.


Winter (01 October - 02 April)

Kew Palace, the Kitchens and Queen Charlotte's Cottage

Kew Palace, the Kitchens and Queen Charlotte's Cottage are now closed for the winter season.

The Great Pagoda

The Great Pagoda is closed for the winter season.

Kew Garden closures will affect your visit. Please check garden closures before your visit on the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew website.

Kew Gardens closures

Kew Garden closures will affect your visit. Please check garden closures before your visit on the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew website.

Visit the Kew Gardens website