Christmas at Kew Tickets

In line with recent government advice, Christmas at Kew will be cancelled with immediate effect from 5 January onwards. Ticket holders will be contacted via email with their options.

Festive illuminations lighting Kew after dark

Friday 4 December - Sunday 24 January

Follow the sparkling trail of over one million twinkling lights, illuminating heritage trees and buildings through the world-famous Kew Gardens. Get ready to enter an enchanting world of seasonal cheer and Christmas colour.

Start your booking by choosing your entry gate, based on whether you need pre-paid parking or not. Then follow the pages through to select your chosen date and entry time. Depending on the date you choose, off-peak or peak pricing will apply. The trail operates on timed admission between 4.20pm and 8pm. Gardens close at 10pm.

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Choose your entry gate

There are three entrances for Christmas at Kew:

  • Tickets for Main Entrance - Victoria Gate
    This is the main entrance and is best for everyone travelling by public transport.
    Local parking facility available from 18:40
  • Tickets for Lion Gate Entrance
    This is a new entrance for 2020 and is best for those coming from the Richmond area. It is around 15 minutes' walk from both Kew Gardens and Richmond stations.
    Local parking facility available from 18:40
  • Tickets with reserved parking - Brentford Gate
    Choose this option for tickets with pre-paid parking at Kew's Ferry Lane car park. Limited space only. Car parking must be pre-paid (£10) in advance when you purchase your trail ticket to guarantee your space. Please note there is a longer walk from the car park to the trail this year - please be prepared to add at least 10 minutes to your walking time each way.

Select a gate below to find all available dates and times.

Please be sure that you have chosen the right entry gate, date and time slot at the time of making your booking as Kew and See Tickets are not able to offer exchanges or refunds on incorrectly bought tickets, once they have been purchased. We are also not able to offer refunds/duplicates on unwanted/lost tickets.

If you are a Kew Member, please select the 'Kew Member' option below. You will need to enter your membership number in the promotional code box when prompted before purchasing tickets.

Please ensure you and all members of your party are not traveling from tiers 1, 2 or 3 and understand the Government guidelines


Victoria Gate, Kew Road
Parking available from 6.40pm

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Lion Gate, Kew Road
Parking available from 6.40pm

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Brentford Gate, Ferry Lane car park, off Kew Green

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Map of the gardens