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Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

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Kew Green | Richmond, Kew, Richmond TW9 3AB, England
+44 20 8332 5655
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Kew Gardens Entrance Ticket
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London Pass Including Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour and Entry to Over 60 Attractions
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Kew is London's largest UNESCO World Heritage site offering unique landscapes, vistas and iconic architecture from every stage of the Gardens' history. Our collection of living plants is the largest and most diverse in the world, growing out in the landscape and within our glasshouses and nurseries.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“palm house” (524 reviews)
“temperate house” (233 reviews)
“treetop walk” (186 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Kew Green | Richmond, Kew, Richmond TW9 3AB, England
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+44 20 8332 5655
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1 - 10 of 4,743 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My wife, and I, went to Kew on Sunday 10th December 2017. This was our third year visiting this seasonal attraction. We booked for entry at 5pm. We knew this was going to be a busy time, and we were right. Timed entry is used...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is the second time we’ve been to the Christmas extravaganza put on at Kew. There are a lot of very clever lighting and sound experiences to enjoy. The mulled wine might be a bit pricey but it certainly adds to the fun. The laser...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Last year we enjoyed the lights at Kew despite horrendous rain. This year we had clear skies and enjoyed it even more. The bridge was magical. The food is a bit pricey but we found best value at the fair where the offerings are more...More

Thank pandamacheshire
Reviewed 2 days ago

You need to book timed ticket entrance to see the Garden's Christmas light show but it is well worth a visit. There is a trail to follow in a clock-wise direction, all on tarmac paths. It is reasonably well lit and there are plenty of...More

Thank 69trisha
Katy T, Manager at Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for sharing your lovely feedback about your visit to Christmas at Kew, Trisha, it sounds like you had a magical evening!

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A beautiful event for all the family. The beauty of creation thoughtfully and sensitively combined with light and music make this truly a wesome. Although filled with people as you walked and listened to the music there was a serenity. We went with friends and...More

Thank Karen W
Katy T, Manager at Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Karen, thank you for your feedback about your visit to Christmas at Kew - it's great to hear that you enjoyed your evening. We hope to see you back at Kew one day soon.

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wonderful evening fellas lots of lights glory and festive feeling Wrap up warm take view cash for marshmallows and helter-skelter and enjoy the shop at the end

Thank blackpig
Katy T, Manager at Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Great to hear you enjoyed your visit to Christmas at Kew! Thanks also for sharing your top tips for other visitors. Hopefully we're able to welcome you back to the Gardens one day soon.

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Get wrapped up, because you will get cold! We visited Kew Gardens for the illuminations; trees decorated with lights and lanterns, and music appropriate to the mood. It was neither kitsch nor excessively commercialised. The final walk past the Palm House featured some very high-tech...More

Thank Richard C
Katy T, Manager at Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Richard, thanks for your feedback on your visit to Christmas at Kew - it's great to hear that you enjoyed your time in the Gardens. Very good advice on wrapping up, it can get chilly out there on the trail. We hope we're able...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Excellent evening wonderful lights absolute delight , we recommend to all Kew as always wonderful never been too Christmas lights before but will go again . Well organised staff very helpful

Thank Titchlittle
Katy T, Manager at Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

It's fantastic to hear you enjoyed your visit to the Gardens for Christmas at Kew, thank you for your lovely feedback. We hope we're able to welcome you back to Kew one day soon.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We attended Christmas at Kew and I’m so glad we did it was absolutely excellent!! The displays are very well thought out with well suited music to go alongside them; the animated display over the lake is extremely good and is a must watch. There...More

Thank PeterGarrett78
Katy T, Manager at Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Peter, thank you for your feedback about your visit to Christmas at Kew - it sounds like you definitely made the most of your visit. It's great to hear you enjoyed your time at Kew, we hope we're able to welcome you back to...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited during the day. Plenty of things to see. Particularly enjoyed the palm house. Despite being winter the grounds were lovely to walk round. Peaceful and unhurried. Came back later for the night time Christmas walk. Again this was very entertaining and showed the gardens...More

Thank Kev R
Katy T, Manager at Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Kev, thanks for your lovely feedback about your visit to the Gardens for both a daytime visit and for Christmas at Kew. It's great to hear you enjoyed the visit, the Palm House display is definitely a highlight! Thank you also for your feedback...More

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Celest T
7 December 2017|
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Response from Katy T | Property representative |
Hi Celest. Thanks for your comment. This year was our fifth annual Christmas at Kew, we hope to continue the event moving forward.
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The_Lenochek
6 December 2017|
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Response from Terri E | Reviewed this property |
I would think vip package would be expensive. Went last year and were lots of people but movement around not a problem. There is a designated route for the lights. Expensive additions - mulled wine/ food/ entertainment so... More
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ritazetter
5 December 2017|
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Response from Alfieconnspurs | Reviewed this property |
Yes but you pay extra
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