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Contact details for Kew Gardens and Wakehurst.

The Kew Gardens 24-hour Visitor Information line is 020 8332 5655. For other enquiries, please select from the list below.

Contacting a specific department of Kew will ensure the quickest response. However:

  • if your enquiry is about visiting Kew Gardens, please call the Visitor Information team on 020 8332 5655 (24-hour visitor information line) or email
  • if you are looking for a specific person or department in Kew, please call the main switchboard on 020 8332 5000


If you would like to give us feedback about your visit to Kew Gardens, please email

For feedback about your visit to Wakehurst, please email

Visit information

Kew Gardens
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew 

  • Email:
  • 24-hour visitor information line: 020 8332 5655

Wakehurst Place,
nr Haywards Heath,
West Sussex
RH17 6TN

Plant and gardening enquiries

Unfortunately, Kew cannot answer gardening questions or plant identification queries over the phone or by mail. However, there are some great resources available online. Please see the Useful Links at the bottom of this page.

School visits to Kew

To contact us about school visits to Kew or Wakehurst, please email or see the School Visits section of our site.

Membership and member support

Kew Foundation
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew,
TW9 3AB 

Press enquiries

Press Office address, Kew Gardens

Public Relations
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew,
Surrey TW9 3AB

  • Tel: 020 8332 5607
  • Fax: 020 8332 5610
  • Email:

Press Office address, Wakehurst 

Public Relations
Wakehurst Place, Ardingly
West Sussex
RH17 6TN

  • For out-of-hours press enquires, please call 020 8332 5000 and a duty press officer will be contacted.
  • For commercial filming or photography enquiries, please call Andy Conner on 020 8332 5501.

Venue hire and weddings


For problems and queries regarding jobs please contact the HR Service Centre:


Horticultural internships

Kew Gardens Premises License application

For all licensing-related queries or concerns, please contact the Designated Premises Supervisor at or call 020 8332 5121 (24hrs).

Library, Art & Archives

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew,

TW9 3AE,

Tel: 020 8332 5414
Fax: 020 8332 5430

Joseph Hooker Correspondence Project

Virginia Mills
Project Officer
Joseph Hooker Correspondence
Library, Art & Archives
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Millennium Seed Bank

Millennium Seed Bank,
Wakehurst Place,
Haywards Heath,
West Sussex,
RH17 6TN,
United Kingdom 

Postal addresses

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (central postal address)
TW9 3AB (Google maps)
United Kingdom

Wakehurst (Wakehurst Place and Millennium Seed Bank)
near Haywards Heath
West Sussex 
RH17 6TN (Google maps)
United Kingdom

Central telephone switchboard and fax

Our main switchboard number (office hours only) is 020 8332 5000.
Our main fax number is 020 8332 5197.

Technical support

For problems and queries relating to email at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, please contact

For technical problems relating to this website, please contact

To inform us about editorial issues or make suggestions about how Kew's website might be improved, please contact

Useful links

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Book of the month

Kew on a Plate with Raymond Blanc

Kew On A Plate book cover

Millennium Seed Bank

Find out more about our vital work saving seeds

Visitors in the Millennium Seed Bank Exhibition

Shopping at Kew

Visit Kew's shops for a wide selection of beautiful orchids

A selection of photos of orchids from Kew's 2013 Orchid Festival

Unlimited entry

To the Gardens for you and a family member. £72 per year.

Princess of Wales Conservatory