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Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Kew Gardens Entrance Ticket
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“palm house”(639 reviews)
“temperate house”(370 reviews)
“treetop walk”(213 reviews)
Kew is London's largest UNESCO World Heritage site offering unique landscapes, vistas and iconic architecture from every stage of the Gardens' history. Our collection of living plants is the largest and most diverse in the world, growing out in the...more
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Kew, Richmond-upon-Thames TW9 3AE, England
+44 20 8332 5655
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Reviewed today

My word what a great place to visit. So much to see and do. We were only there for 4 hours and had to leave, to get the coach and there was so much we didn't see. If you have any interest in anything that...More

Thank roastypymer
Reviewed 2 days ago

I’ve visited quite a number of Botanical gardens and can say that Kew is one of the best, definitely the best in Europe. Kew Gardens are huge and old and this allow immense variety of exposition and spectacular specimens of woody species - both outdoors...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed a great day out at Kew with family.Lots to do in beautiful surroundings,suitable for all ages.

Thank 13_marie
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a wonderful day here in June with 3 friends to celebrate my birthday. We had a lovely picnic, explored all the greenhouses and thoroughly enjoyed looking around Kew Palace. So much here to cover in one day though, so we'll be back!

Thank llomas
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Worth the entrance fee for the beautiful gardens, pagoda and historic royal palace. We spent 6.5 hrs visiting and still didn't see everything. Wear comfortable walking shoes if you want to see it all! The food options are varied but a bit pricey so take...More

Thank genie26c
Reviewed 3 days ago

I received an experience day at Kew for my birthday and we went to visit Kew on 15th September. We decided to drive to Richmond and park in the NCP care park which we pre booked at a good price then got the tube to...More

Thank ACole1406
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A family day out but, here’s the thing...It’s quite pricey once you’ve paid the entrance tickets and parking. The toilets are Victorian and the food’s basic - ‘The Food Village’ is laughable. A scattering of BBQ chicken from a van, sandwiches and ice cream...Families scrapping...More

Thank Matt S
Zoe S, Manager at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Matt, thank you for taking the time to leave a review. I'm sorry to hear that you were unhappy with the facilities during your visit and I will ensure that your feedback is passed onto the Facilities and Catering teams to look into further....More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Superb for plants etc. Let down by lack of seats, no rubbish bins in outdoor eating area. No staff around if you require any info. It gives the impression that is more concerned with preservation and research and visitors used as cash generation.More

Thank Voyage183117
Zoe S, Manager at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi there, thank you for taking the time to leave a review. I'm pleased to hear that you liked the plants in the Gardens but I'm sorry to hear that there weren't enough seats/rubbish bins in the outdoor eating areas. I will ensure that your...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Unless you are a very knowledgeable gardener, this is a disappointment. Firstly, it's the worst signposted attraction in London. The paths are full of bewildered visitors trying to work out where they are. Very frustrating and spoils the day. Second, all the labels on the...More

Thank traveller7of9
Zoe S, Manager at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi there, thank you for taking the time to leave a review. I'm sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your visit and that you found the signage unhelpful. Improving the signage around the Gardens is something that we are currently working to update...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Had a very relaxing and enjoyable day at Kew last week. Even though the weather wasn't great, we still enjoyed it and loved the palm house. There's so much to see, a return visit is a must. Highly recommended.

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Patricia M
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Response from idcarmichael | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Dickboyd | Reviewed this property |
I think there are things that could be interesting! The treetop walkway, and the beehive that’s interesting and educational at the same time , the temperate house has just reopened and and the pagoda has just reopened too... More
August 18, 2018|
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Response from Dickboyd | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is , the Christmas light trail is actually a trial and is on the flat . If you are going you won’t be disappointed. The lights are amazing, and it is for big children and little children alike . We have already... More