A side-effect of the lockdown is that Kew Gardens is cheaper to visit at the moment. That’s candidly a reflection of the fact that all the indoor spaces in the gardens are closed, so no chance to warm up inside the Greenhouses.
It’s ideal though if you fancy a winter wander around the ornate gardens over the Christmas break.
(c) Kew Gardens
Entry is normally around £16.50, recently reduced to £13.50 as some of the buildings were closed, but have been reduced further to £10 while we’re in Tier 3 lockdown.
There are also a range of children and family prices. In addition, if you have a Blue Light card, issued to emergency service workers, or military personal – then entry is free of charge.
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