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Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

Kew Road | Richmond, Kew TW9 3AB, England
+44 20 8332 5655
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Type: Gardens, National Parks, Reservations, Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Activities: Walking, Picnicking, Ice skating, Viewing foliage
Owner description: This summer, come to Kew Gardens and experience the life enhancing power of plants at our summer festival, Plantasia. Discover 300 acres packed full... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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London, United Kingdom
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96 reviews 96 reviews
39 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

Kew is a very beautiful and tranquil place. We have been to many Botanic Gardens around the world and have never paid to enter them. I was gobsmacked to see the price. OK, it takes a lot of money for upkeep but these prices are outrageous. We enjoyed the treetop walk and the beautiful trees. I downloaded the Kew App... More

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Pewsey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

spend all day, allow as much time as you possibly can, bring your own picnic, a good camera, it's a brilliant place, absolutely wonderful

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Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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94 reviews 94 reviews
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

Wonderful gardens & grounds. So peaceful & lovely way to lose yourself for a few hours. Some structures/conservatories under renovation but that didn't distract from the visit. Plenty of tea/coffee & toilet facilities available so you don't have to 'cross your legs' for long periods. Definitely worth a visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

One of the best collections of living plants in the world. 300 acres of landscape offer lots to see and do for all ages.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

Beautiful architecture well kept borders lovely trees I can't think of any more to add is this 50 characters yet

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Portsmouth
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

I have wanted to go to Kew for many years and when we finally got round to it we had a thoroughly enchanting day. We went midweek when it was probably less busy. £15 entry sounds a lot but in my view this is value for money. There is the sky walk, the palm and lily houses, the Round the... More

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Hertford UK
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

Excellent disabled facilities as I had booked a mobility scooter. The ground themselves are superb to just wander around, very peaceful. Plenty of flowers although too early for autumn leaves. Toilet facilities and shop excellent. Put off restaurants and cafes by poor reviews in Trip Advisor. When will these organisations get their catering act together !

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

If being critical, it's a big park and little more. The Temperate House was closed when we were there so we headed for what appeared to be another glass house on the map, simply labelled Climbers and Creepers. Now we shall see some plants...we thought, but no, this is simply a kiddies play area. Not clearly labelled as such on... More

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Ivybridge, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

Sadly we did not get to walk around this facility because the extortionate entry fees turned us away. How on earth people with young families are expected to fork out for this amount beats me. I guess that because it is situated in an area of London which is populated by a rather better off resident the charges reflect the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

I really loved this place, you forget you are in the middle of a big city surrounded by all this nature. There are several attractions inside and you can discover many different types of plants and trees. You can spend the day there and do a nice picnic or eat at the restaurants inside where they use the vegetables they... More

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