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Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

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Address: Kew Green | Richmond, Kew, Richmond-upon-Thames TW9 3AB, England
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+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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Saturday Afternoon

Fantastic place to visit especially on a sunny Saturday afternoon. Spent all afternoon there and still didn't see everything. Really reasonable entrance fee and the shops & cafes... read more

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Fantastic place to visit especially on a sunny Saturday afternoon. Spent all afternoon there and still didn't see everything. Really reasonable entrance fee and the shops & cafes are also reasonably priced. Would highly recommend

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I hadn't been to Kew for nearly forty years so this was a real treat in spite of the time of year; another month and the flowers would have been amazing but there was still plenty to see. The highlight for us was The Hive, an installation representing a bee hive including a sound installation reflecting the activities in the... More 

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Let's get the 'but' out of the way first. The toilets are not brilliant and they certainly know how to charge for food! Eight quid for a small salad bowl is excessive! Kew Gardens themselves are beautiful and there is so much to admire in the planting and the layout. This was our first visit and we saw Kew when... More 

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When you are in the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew you forget that you are in London. A fantastic place to visit not just for gardening experts. The staff are friendly and very helpful.

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I'll never tire of coming here in any season, if you can take the time to walk round and enjoy it all it's amazing.

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For me, this would be too steep at full price, especially to return often. Membership makes it more affordable and it's great to have a large extended garden locally where, even on the busiest, sunniest day, you can find a quiet corner to sit on a rug and read a book. Great friendly staff, too.

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Haven't been here for years and forgot how big it was, Plenty to see , Kew Palace is very interesting and worth the effort of a visit. Good day out

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Kew Gardens is a stunning attraction easily accessible from central London. There are wonderful features and a number of good restaurants.

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I visited with my toddler and some other mothers with their children. We enjoyed the indoor play area with the flower and bug theme as well as cafes. We spotted a peacock that wondered around and covered a few amazing structures with plants and hidden waterfalls behind it! A vast area with beautiful sceneries and pond.Worth the ticket price!

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Love Kew but wouldnt eat there again. The Orangery has a small, self service menu. Its expensive for what you get. I had chicken breast with roasted onion and peppers £12.50. I asked if I could also have some new potatoes .. yes .. at the till they were an additional £3.00!! Finally a piece of cake to share £4.55... More 

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