This exciting literary festival unites world famous authors with book-lovers of all ages in an extensive four day programme embracing a range of genres.
Please select the day of your event to make your purchase.
A valid Kew number will need to be entered at time of purchase to obtain Friends of Kew discounted prices.
FOOD AND DRINK
We have a variety of restaurants on site: Further details can be found here
Please note White Peaks and the Pavilion will close at 5pm, and Victoria Plaza will close at 5.30pm.
The Orangery will remain open until 7pm
Kew Gardens' postal address is Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 3AE
WHERE TO COME IN:
During Garden opening hours (10am till 6pm - last entry 5.30pm), you can come in and leave the Gardens from any of the four Gates (Victoria, Elizabeth, Brentford and Lion). After Garden closing time, only Elizabeth Gate will be open as this is the Gate nearest to the festival hub.
TRAVELLING BY CAR:
The Gardens are well signposted from all the major local roads. The South Circular (A205) passes the north-east corner of Kew Gardens and Kew Road (A307) forms the eastern border.
DROP OFF/PICK UP AREA:
There is a designated drop-off/pick-up area by Elizabeth Gate
Brentford Gate car park will be open between 10am and 6.30pm. The car park can be accessed via Ferry Lane, a narrow turning off Kew Green. Please use the postcode TW9 3AF to find the car park.
The parking fee is £7.00 for the day. There is no charge for motorcycles and mopeds.
There are 12 designated disabled parking spaces in the car park and three further public spaces are available next to Elizabeth Gate on Kew Green. If these are full, disabled drivers displaying the blue badge are welcome to park elsewhere in the car park free of charge.
Free parking is also available on Kew Road (A307) after 10am every day. Please note that parking restrictions apply on most of the residential streets around Kew and on parts of Kew Road; please check parking restrictions carefully.
For more information on getting to Kew, please click here.
TRAVELLING BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT
The nearest stations are Kew Gardens station (District and London overground lines) or Kew Bridge station (South West Trains)
TRAVELLING BY BUS
Route 65 between Ealing Broadway and Kingston, via Richmond town centre, stops close to Lion Gate and Victoria Gate. Route 391 between Fulham and Richmond stops near Kew Gardens station. Routes 237 and 267 stop at Kew Bridge station.
Bicycle racks are available at both Victoria Gate, Brentford Gate and outside Elizabeth Gate
Please note owners leave bikes at their own risk.
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•Guide dogs or registered disability assistance dogs are allowed within the Gardens. Other dogs are not allowed.
•Each of the venues are accessible friendly.
•Disabled access toilets can be found throughout the Gardens.
•DLA or Blue Badge holders are entitled to one free ticket for their carer or companion with the purchase of a Disabled persons ticket. Please note: a copy of DLA or Blue Badge will be required on entry to qualify for the free carer ticket.