Can you take a picnic to Wakehurst Place?

Can you take a picnic to Wakehurst Place?

Can you take a picnic to Wakehurst Place?

Nowhere is nicer on a summers day for a picnic and stroll. Beautiful gardens and great for wildlife spotting too. Good cafe if you haven't packed your sarnies.

How long do you need at Kew Gardens?

It is suggested that most people take around three hours to explore the whole of the length of the Gardens. (It is about one mile across and takes about 40 minutes to walk across.) We usually stay the whole day and still never see everything. If you have time, spend the whole day at Kew.

Can you take photos in Kew Gardens?

Filming/photography is not permitted at weekends or after the Gardens/Glasshouses close (these timings vary seasonally). Filming can also be arranged through our commercial filming department who charge their time by the hour and can offer more flexibility. Call 020 8332 3676 or email commercialmedia@kew.org.

Can you take alcohol to Kew Gardens?

Alcohol isn't specifically prohibited in the Kew Gardens. You can buy wine, beer and even spirits in some of the restaurants in the Gardens. But Kew is a genteel place, certainly not a place for overt drunkenness.

Can National Trust members get into Kew Gardens?

National Trust members can enter Wakehurst's gardens free of charge, though car parking charges apply. Car parking charges are vital to maintaining over 500 acres of wild botanic gardens and apply as a contribution to RBG Kew's plant science, conservation and horticultural work at Wakehurst.

Can children ride scooters in Kew Gardens?

Bicycles, tricycles, roller skates, skateboards, micro-scooters, balance bikes and other vehicles (except powered wheelchairs) must be left at the gates. Leave the flying to the birds - drones and other remotely controlled aircraft are not allowed.

What is the best month to visit Kew Gardens?

The gardens are best to visit during late August and beginning of September. My favourite season is Autumn because I am a huge fan of the red and yellow foliage. This is the best time to visit the Arboretum. No matter when you decide to visit, Kew has always something going on, prepared for each season.

Can you take food into Kew Gardens?

You are welcome to take your own food and drink into Kew Gardens. You can take anything from a bottle of water up to a full 3-hour picnic. If you are travelling from London Waterloo, there are lots of options in the station to buy food and drink.

What to bring to Kew Gardens for a picnic?

Enjoy the peace and tranquility of Kew - please don't bring radios, music players and musical instruments into the Gardens Kew Gardens is the perfect place for picnics - please stick to grassy areas and don't bring barbecues or picnic furniture No food or drink is allowed in the galleries.

What do you need to know about Kew Gardens?

Enjoy the peace and tranquility of Kew - please don't bring radios, music players and musical instruments into the Gardens. Kew Gardens is the perfect place for picnics - please stick to grassy areas and don't bring barbecues or picnic furniture.

Where to take a picnic at Kew Palace?

Bicycle racks and lockers are available at the Victoria Gate. The gardens surrounding Kew Palace are the perfect place for a picnic. Please stick to grassy areas and don’t bring barbecues or picnic furniture. Visitors are welcome to take non-commercial photographs and films without flash within Kew Palace.

Can you take a tricycle to Kew Palace?

Bicycles, tricycles, roller skates, skateboards and scooters are not permitted in Kew Gardens. Bicycle racks and lockers are available at the Victoria Gate. The gardens surrounding Kew Palace are the perfect place for a picnic. Please stick to grassy areas and don’t bring barbecues or picnic furniture.

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