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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: Walking, Picnicking, Ice skating, Viewing foliage
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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A lovely but expensive day out!

Kew lives up to its reputation as a Unesco world heritage site, a lovely place to visit although plenty of money is a must. My advice to any potential visitor is to take a picnic... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Kew lives up to its reputation as a Unesco world heritage site, a lovely place to visit although plenty of money is a must. My advice to any potential visitor is to take a picnic. We ate in the Orangery Restaurant and endured the worst Sunday lunch I have ever eaten, the chicken had clearly died of old age and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

March 2015 - from the perspective of taking an elderly relative for the day in wheelchair. 15 GBP entry with concession - 16 GBP without. Good points: 1. Easy access from the Brentwood Gate / Ferry Lane car park. The disabled parking is free and right next to the gate. 2. Free to use wheelchairs at the gate - that... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

In fairness this is a World centre for tree and plant research with a long and illustrious history. We enjoyed our visit and found the museum relating to how various plants have been utilised very interesting. The greenhouses which were open were well laid out and again interesting . We eat in one of the cafes and the food was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Went as helper on a school trip. Gardens here are always to admire. Today we had a guide who brought the rain forest to life. Stuart was firm yet funny with a great way with people made the trip so memorable . Kew is a National treasure but it needs more people like Stuart to make it feel contemporary and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Kew is always wonderful, even in March. Be aware, though, that the Temperate House (one of the major glasshouses) is closed for repairs. catering good but pricy - if on a budget suggest bringing a picnic. Parking at river entrance a flat £7 - best to arrive by public transport if possible. Worth Googling for discounts on entry price -... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

First trip to Kew and we were both bowled over - I am in no way a horticulturist and can't identify a plant to save my life but the sheer scale of the gardens and glass houses meant that, as a visual feast, it was very impressive - also learnt a few things along the way and got to see... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Really looking lovely there considering it's only mid March Plenty of colour through the woodland walk and the new conservatory is a well designed and very interesting place packed full of rare plants (for the UK) and many different climate zones. Be even better if the gardens could extend their garden centre element a little to offer some of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

Tropical Houses; Small Aquarium and plenty of places to walk; would recommend as a day out for all ages

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Surprised by the changes I have seen at Kew after visiting 3times in March. Impressive crocus displays, magnolias are beautiful and the orchid display not to be missed. Excited to see lizards in both greenhouses! Ate at the Victoria cafe, after an awkward few hustles to grab a table at the orangery restaurant we gave up there. Victoria gate cafe... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is accessible by rail from central London. Even on a cold spring day, the indoor spaces provide a wealth of warm weather experience. I long to go back when the big trees are in full leaf.

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