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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: 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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Nice day out for everyone.

Access: Kew Gardens is easily accessible via the Tube. We got a district line train and from there it was a case of walking under the station and along a road to the main... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Access: Kew Gardens is easily accessible via the Tube. We got a district line train and from there it was a case of walking under the station and along a road to the main entrance. It's about a 5-7 min walk. Tickets: Tickets are available online and at the entrance, cheaper to buy online so go for that if you... More 

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Wargrave, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

What a fantastic day out......gorgeous May day, sun shone brightly with clear blue skies. This all helped the ambiance of the day and the surroundings. We visited the Palm House, Waterlily House, Kew Palace, Royal Kitchens, & then the Orangery Restaurant where we enjoyed a lovely dessert & tea. Time to move on.....we walked through lovely park land (fantastic trees)... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

It is with a heavy heart that I give Kew a very good rating rather than excellent, as a visit here has been on my bucket list for years before finally being accomplished but the food and amenities let it down. The garden it's self is lovely. First rate. Lots to see over a surprisingly large area, in fact it's... More 

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Devon, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

My first visit to Kew & I was overcome - its not just a "park", the landscaping is majestic with fantastic vistas. Two tips, in addition to pre-booking online: - as soon as we had a reviving dring on arrival, we took the complete circuit on the land train which had a very informative commentary. This gave us our bearings... More 

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Dursley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

I visited here today with my twenty year old son, dragging him along purely for company :-), but to our joint surprise he enjoyed it as much as me and has vowed to return. It is well laid out with key attractions scattered throughout. We visited The Pagoda, The Treetop Skyline, The Palm House and Princess of Wales Conservatory as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

After having attended a few concerts there , I have decided to get an annual membership on the spot.This place is breathtaking, a true Oasis.it does not matter when do you go every season is special, as you always find something different to see or do.Worth spending a whole day there. DO NOT MISS the special themed exhibition or the... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

A beautiful, huge living tree museum! Kew was a surprise in that it is not formal garden after formal garden, there are huge lawns with beautiful trees. Easy to walk from Kew station to the garden. I would certainly go again. Lovely restaurants and cafes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

The place is huge, you can easily spend all day there. There are beautiful gardens everywhere, few green houses, the biggest one is always warm because it has tropical plants, the staff polinates them so from time to time you can see the tropical fruits (I wondered how it happened without bees before I asked :) ) There is a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Quite simply worth every penny. We spent four hours here and only saw half - if that. Absolutely loads to do and enjoy. A magical place with lots of lovely surprises.

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Wemyss Bay, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

We travelled to Kew Gardens by underground. On alighting from the train you arrive at Kew where there are lovely coffee shops, book shops etc - very pretty, very quaint. The short walk up to the gardens is pleasant and we were lucky as there were no queues for entrance. The gardens themselves are beautiful and although we only went... More 

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