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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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London Pass Including Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour and Entry to Over 60 Attractions

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At first I was sceptic about this place, but after the first 10 mins of being in I was amazed by it! I loved every part of it! I will be back soon!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

At first I was sceptic about this place, but after the first 10 mins of being in I was amazed by it! I loved every part of it! I will be back soon!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited between Christmas and New Year. Went with our two young daughters and they loved it. Didn't find it too expensive compared to some things you can do in and around London. I would suggest taking a packed lunch but coffee was good. Cafe expensive but no more than everywhere else on a day trip. Lots for children to look... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Kew gardens is our monthly stop to Richmond as we have an annual pass which is much better value than a daily as you also get discounts of other items. The park is also very big and its nicer to break it into a few days to benefit from what they have. They also have different exhibitions across the year... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited at 8pm on new years day. Unfortunately it was very rainy, but we were not put off by a bit of rain and were excited regardless. Once we had entered we quickly seemed to join the back of a queue. It was so busy that we were just in a very slow moving crowd of people walking along... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What a lovely way to kick off Christmas, a really beautiful spectacle of lights and music, mulled wine and festive cheer. Will be back in Dec 2017 for sure.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a great experience for all of us, very festive, lot of attractions for our kids I loved in particular the fountain's show at the end. It was ideal night to enjoy the lights.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I visited Kew Gardens with my father in law and his partner for the Christmas lights event. It was great, very festive, and the old trees were decorated nicely. The show over the lake was very good. It was nice to have different drinks and snacks available as we walked around, and the hot chocolate went down... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful in all seasons: bluebell carpets in spring, treetop walks and the magnificent hive in summer, the palm house and carpets of leaves in autumn, the Christmas lights festival. Kew is a perfect family outing - tonnes to do for kids of all ages, lots to see and do and space to run around and picnic. A true London favourite.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We came there in January 2016, with a grey-Londonish-weather, and we didn't regret it! We spent 2-3hours wandering around (not enough, we have only seen a little part of the gardens!): the general impression is the quietness and peacefulness of the place. Old trees, astonishing greenhouses... we really have been impressed! We were there just in time for the Orchid... More 

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A wonderfully place to go, probably far better in summer, but still a must visit. We went when it was grey, spitting rain, cold and miserable, but we still had a wonderful look around and visited Palm house, tree top walk and The Hive. A wonderful place with lovely staff and grounds. Obviously that charge a fortune for coffee or... More 

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