Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew was founded in 1759 and made a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2003. Kew Gardens is one of London’s top visitor attractions and, over the past 250 years, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew has made many contributions to increasing the understanding of plants and fungi with many benefits for the population.

Our science and conservation work helps to discover and describe the world’s plant and fungal diversity, safeguards the world’s plant life for our future and promotes the sustainable use of plants.

NHS Tribute in the Japanese garden



Brentford Gate is at the end of the Ferry Lane car park.

Elizabeth Gate is at the western end of Kew Green.

Jodrell Gate is on Kew Road opposite the entrance to Gloucester Court.

Lion Gate is at the southern end of the Gardens on Kew Road opposite the end of Lion Gate Gardens.

Victoria Gate is on Kew Road opposite the end of Lichfield Road.


47 Kew Green, Kew TW9 3AB

020 8332 5655