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Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

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Address: Kew Road | Richmond, Kew TW9 3AB, England
Phone Number: +44 20 8332 5655
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9:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Activities: Ice skating, Viewing foliage, Walking, Picnicking
Description: This summer, come to Kew Gardens and experience the life enhancing power...
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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Went with my two daughters,my eldest is a member and my youngest is 13 .It was very interesting and the trees are unbelievable.The day was warm but the shade from the trees and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Heswall, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Disappointed. Barren grass areas not watered, poor use of space...very little to see in terms of planting for such a big space. Compared to RHS Wisley not as good at all. Wisley packed with plants, well thought through...far better in every way.

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Have visited many Botanical gardens around the world, but Kew must be one of the best. It is huge and there are many different facets to the whole place. It is a tough ask to walk around the whole thing in a day; there is a little train that is a hop on/hop off service that goes around most of... More 

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Costa Mesa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

If you are a fan of gardens and you happen to be near London, do yourself a favor and go to Kew Gardens. If you're on the tube, take the district line via Richmond (Zone 3) - super easy to get to. I know London has fabulous and free gardens/parks, so why spend 15 GBP? Because Kew Gardens is well... More 

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Nueva York, Nueva York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Very large working research center and botanical garden. Pros: large park like place for walking, well maintained very interesting Victorian greenhouse, nice shop, tree walk. Cons: can be boring if nothing interesting is flowering so check before you go, there are more stunning gardens in the UK than this in terms of color and design in my opinion.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Went with my two daughters,my eldest is a member and my youngest is 13 .It was very interesting and the trees are unbelievable.The day was warm but the shade from the trees and the injection of natural oxygen was great.My teen age daughter loved it ,climbing the tree top viewing point and exploring the wonderful eerie Kew Palace with enthusiasm.We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I had wanted to visit Kew Gardens for many years but I was ever able to find the time. When I arrived at Victoria Gate there was a small queue but it moved very quickly and I entered. The route i walked took me down the Kew road side of the gardens towards the Pagoda. The trees provided a good... More 

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Nancy, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Kew Gardens are in a very nice area of West London, I enjoyed walking all along the paths and visit the wonderful greenhouses full of odd tropical plants. The gardens could be more flowered, and the planes every two minutes in the sky are a bit annoying, but on the whole, I enjoyed very much this place. Nevertheless, it was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Visitors to the Royal Botanic Gardens, at Kew, will find a day out rewarded with floral beauty. With easy access from Kew Gardens Station or London Bus 65 and full acessibility for wheelchair users this large expanse of greenery is breathtaking. With Palm Houses, Green-Houses, an Ice House, an Art Gallery and fine educational material everywhere you look this attraction... More 

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Qrendi, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Even though the weather wasn't the best, we still really enjoyed our day there. We were there from morning till afternoon & didn't see everything. Will definitely go again. We particularly enjoyed the Kew Palace & the Royal Kitchens and the Princess of Wales Conservatory. Will definitely go again.

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Only half an hour by train from Waterloo this is a perfect daytrip from London. The gardens are huge, almost impossible to explore in a day. June was a perfect time to visit as rose gardens were in full bloom, the treetop climb is fun, everything is beautiful and well organized. Waterlily house, Palmtree house, the Kew Palace... all fantastic... More 

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Additional Information about Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

Address: Address: Kew Road | Richmond, Kew TW9 3AB, England
Phone Number: +44 20 8332 5655
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Kew
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 6:00 pm

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