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Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

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Address: Kew Green | Richmond, Kew, Richmond TW9 3AB, England
Phone Number: +44 20 8332 5655
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09:30 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 18:00
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This summer, come to Kew Gardens and experience the life enhancing power of...

This summer, come to Kew Gardens and experience the life enhancing power of plants at our summer festival, Plantasia. Discover 300 acres packed full of sensory experiences to excite your eyes, enchant your ears, make your toes tingle, and your spirits soar.

Explore iconic Victorian glasshouses, 300 acres of stunning landscapes and 250 years of history at the world's most famous garden. You'll find 90 world-class attractions including a royal palace, an 18th century Pagoda and an 18-metre high, 200-metre long treetop walkway. Not to mention a tropical rainforest just 30 minutes from central London.

We also offer a variety of onsite restaurants and cafes catered by Peyton and Byrne and fantastic activities for kids.

Please note that the Temperate House is closed until 2018 for essential restoration work.

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US$72.00*
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A great start to Xmas - a visit to Christmas at Kew

We went to Christmas at Kew with one of our daughters and the family including a three year old. What an amazing visit and the lighting effects were truly awesome, especially the... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went to Christmas at Kew with one of our daughters and the family including a three year old. What an amazing visit and the lighting effects were truly awesome, especially the trees. The whole atmosphere created Xmas especially the mulled wine and the roasted chestnuts. We spend three hours there including having a lovely meal. It was a lovely... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have spent my retirement traveling the world in search of the world's best botanical garden. There is no question that the Princess of Wales Greenhouse at Kew is the best. The diversity and horticultural excellence is no like no where else in the world. The size of the green is nothing less than stunning. Of course the rest of... More 

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If I could recommend one time of year to visit Kew Gardens I would suggest that you save this for the christmas period. Not only is the light show beautiful but I loved toasting marshmallows round the fire pits they had put out for the evening.

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We went with my two daughters 4 and 7 years old. My children did enjoy it however I felt that the food in general was expensive. The fair was fun but one ride on the slide for £2 was beyond reasonable. Alas on the night we went, a lot of the lights were out and Santas Grotto was closed.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We booked to see the christmas lights in the evening at Kew after hearing about it from a friend, and then seeing the advertisement in the daily paper. We picked an early slot of 5.30pm on a Friday evening. We were so impressed with the organisation and the lights on the the trees and walkways are amazing. This is a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The tube from Paddington only took about 30 - 40 mins and Kew, even at the back end of the year, was utterly lovely. With over 300 acres, and so much to see, I shall definitely need to return

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had another very enjoyable visit to these immaculately kept gardens, this time we had a 2 for 1 voucher. The tree top walk was exhilarating and I particularly liked the Princess Diana Glass House. Also, the Beehive installation was amazing, although very busy. The only downside was the ridiculously overpriced food and drinks from the café. The food was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

In all the times we have been in London, we had never visited Kew Gardens so when our friends suggested we wrap up well and head off there we were in full enthusiastic agreement!. Being November there was a distinct chill in the air but the colours of the trees far overcame the chill! We wandered around for over 2... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My daughter and I looked forward to the Christmas experience at Kew, I had bought the tickets on line months ago. We followed the crowds, as we left the underground for a walk to Kew, we were ushered across the road by more staff than we saw inside the place. Once through the gates we were left to own devises,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have visited many beautiful gardens in my travels but Kew Gardens is by far my favorite. Indeed it is my favorite place anywhere and I want to have my ashes scattered here when I die. There is always plenty to see at any time of the year although spring is my favorite season. If you are fortunate enough to... More 

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