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Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

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Address: Kew Road | 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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Kew Gardens is a huge and very well maintained botanic gardens. It is manicured. It has a ton of meticulously set up exhibits and greenhouses. Flowers and flowering shrubs are... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Kew Gardens is a huge and very well maintained botanic gardens. It is manicured. It has a ton of meticulously set up exhibits and greenhouses. Flowers and flowering shrubs are selected and placed for the best combination of color and smell. Nothing is left to chance. It takes incredible amount of work and a huge staff to keep this a... More 

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Imagine a park where there are no cyclists, no dogs, no mess and acres of beautifully tended areas for you and your family to enjoy. We visited with a 2 and 3 year old and they loved it and found it all interesting and enjoyed exploring. Highly recommend.

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Easy to find either from the mainline train station or from Kew overground. Get your walking shoes on - we spent about 6 hours on the go here and we certainly didn't see everything. A lovely day out - beautiful flowers, well kept grounds, friendly staff. Shame the Temperate House was closed as I was looking forward to seeing that.... More 

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Acres of magnificent tree lined walks, arboretum, parkland, large lake with islands and wildfowl, garden plants, exotic plants, Palm house, conservatories, tree top walkway, botanic art gallery and restaurants all to enjoy. I spent nine hours exploring on foot and could still go back for more. There is an option to take a hop on hop off tour train if... More 

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Many people arrive on the tube or a bus and rush around Kew Gardens trying to see everything in one day. It's much better just to meander in and concentrate on one or two areas. More relaxing. I go there several times a year. Particular favourites are the annual orchid festival, although the 2016 wasn't as good as 2015. I... More 

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As you walk through the Great Broadwalk borders you know this is somewhere REALLY SPECIAL. A fabulous attraction to visit. Enormous glasshouses (one is being restored at the moment), a tree walk, the most magnificent Broadwalk, smashing cafes and the relatively ne HIVE. Check the web site for details and book you visit to Kew into your diary IMMEDIATELY. This... More 

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There was a huge queue when we arrived so do book your tickets on line as then you are fast tracked. It was amazingly busy but there is so much to see and the crowds disperse very quickly.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spent around 5hrs walking around the whole grounds on a weekday. There is lots to see and the grounds are beautiful however not everything was open due to either refurb or only opening at weekends so maybe worth checking before you go so as not to be disappointed if you had a particular part you wanted to see. My only... More 

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Simply beautiful amazing spaces open air cinema well informed staff. Magical part of London. Try and visit either winter or a summers day.

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Very impressive from the size, flowers and trees variety, age, maintenance and the beauty of all planned together

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