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Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

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Address: Kew Green | Richmond, Kew, Richmond-upon-Thames 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
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This summer, come to Kew Gardens and experience the life enhancing power of...

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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Great garden with lots to see

We decided to visit on the Saturday of the bank holiday weekend as the weather forecast was good. I was worried that it would feel crowded on a busy weekend but the gardens are so... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We decided to visit on the Saturday of the bank holiday weekend as the weather forecast was good. I was worried that it would feel crowded on a busy weekend but the gardens are so large, we didn't find this an issue - the top left area of the gardens was particularly quiet. We were disappointed that the pagoda and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Wow! Quite stunning today proably best ever seen. The Hive was quite amazing. The Boardwalks were incredible - the colours out of this world. All the staff we met very friendly and helpful except the lady ? Managetess in oangery who we found quite rude. The Princess of Wales conservatory fantastic especially outside the rear doors where the cana lillies... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Loved it!! Huge park and lots to do. So glad they have the land train as it helps getting around, especially with a child and an elderly person. Unfortunately the lift to the tree top walk way was broken so was not accessible to people who couldn't climb the stairs. Lovely places for picnic. Be prepared for lots of walking... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We actually went to see Kew Palace but you have to go thought Kew Gardens first which are well worth a visit beautiful Flowers surround you lush lawns. Don't miss the Glass houses but I would advise you to visit them on a colder day. Kew Palace is small more a country house than a Palace quite an imitate feel... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I love Kew Gardens, and so would anyone who loves all things 'nature'. I have visited many times, but my recent visit was somewhat of a let down. Firstly, the lift to the aerial tree top walkway was out of order and not for the first time. I really hope Kew management can get it fixed, because it means many... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing day out, loads to see that'll take a whole day to look around, bring a picnic and find your perfect spot and chill, or pack light and explore the grounds, best to visit off peak times though as its more peaceful and less crowded around the main attractions. As regards to the tree top walk I recommend going up... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Kew Gardens is truly a favorite for us. Irrespectively of when we come there, it is always a beautiful place. We have two kids (4 and 7 years old) and we can all enjoy going there. A kids favorite is the Treehouse Towers and Climbers and Creepers, where there is also a café nearby, which provide good kids' deals. It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful place to visit. The Glass houses are great with lots of beautiful plants. We had a lovely sunny day which made it. the cafes are too expensive though.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Really good day out away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Even when busy it's spacious you feel like you get away. Beautiful gardens and the Palace was an added bonus. The restaurants are expensive so pack a picnic - lots of lovely places to eat and enjoy the grounds and the open air.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

So much to see here. From the kitchen garden to the Hive to the labyrinthine Princess of Wales Conservatory, you can get lost in nature on the outskirts of the Big Smoke. I came for the morning, stayed for 4 hours and didn't see half of it. It's an all-day attraction, which makes the price even more reasonable. Speaking of... More 

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