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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
Today
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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I like this place! Even the walk from the nearby tube station is very enjoyable. The park is huge, it will take minimum 2-3 hours to see it.

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Kiev, Ukraine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I like this place! Even the walk from the nearby tube station is very enjoyable. The park is huge, it will take minimum 2-3 hours to see it.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The glasshouses are the main attraction at these gardens, with temperature and humidity levels to suit the particular plants from various regions of the world. It is large and sprawling, so be sure to have comfortable shoes. Don't miss the water lilies.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited Kew Gardens last year when we were in London and it was delightful. Be prepare to spend at least half a day there as the place is huge and you will need to walk everywhere. They have a lovely gift shop and cafe area at the entrance.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went here specifically to see the Xmas lights but decided to also spend some time in the gardens before. There's so much to see here and the gardens are lovely. We had lunch in the orangery café. It was very good but pretty expensive. Too cold though to take sandwiches we all needed to sit inside. The Xmas lights... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a fantastic, christmassy and chilly walk around kew gardens. We stayed for two hours which was all we could manage on a cold dark evening. We all ooh'd and ahh'd at the lights and were really impressed with all the different spectacles. Not sure we'd pay for a family visit again but it was good to do it... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Kew is a relaxing day out from the hustle and bustle of London. Spring ,summer,autumn,winter,each has its own colour and Magic. Lovely walks in touch with nature,I have many wonderful memories.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited the gardens on a rainy day in January, and still there was so much to see. The Temperate House was closed due to a renovation, so we look forward to seeing it when it is finished. A must see is the Marianne North exhibition!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hiya! The reason I choose Kew Gardens was because I wanted them to get a little closer to nature - being mainly City kids. I have taken the kids on many occasions to Kew Gardens during the Summer holidays. Because we went as a large group - mainly children - we took advantage of a special reduced price group ticket.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Extensive beautiful grounds/Park. A small shop selling unique goods.Although restaurant is a bit pricey.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Royal Botanic Gardens are wonderful at all times of the year. In spring, summer and autumn there is a riot of colour but, having recently visited, the wintry aspect of the shrubs, and trees, stark against the sky, is beautiful. Just to walk amongst is all is very relaxing. The 'beehive' is always a great experience and the cafeteria... More 

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