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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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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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Peaceful and a little bit of paradise

Went on a very cold Tuesday and it was an exceptional day! Bright clear day below freezing but stunning! It was very quite, did not see many people which add to the experience... read more

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Went on a very cold Tuesday and it was an exceptional day! Bright clear day below freezing but stunning! It was very quite, did not see many people which add to the experience, felt like we had the place for ourselves! The grounds is simple breathe taking, more than enough different gardens too see! You do not need to go... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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We went to Christmas at Kew and it was really lovely. We had been warned it was expensive to eat in there so ate before hand. We did buy a waffle for £5.50 which was outrageous! Loved the light though really well done. The Hive was awesome! Worth a trip and think it's good value for money (£16 off peak... More 

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Helsingborg, Sweden
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Definitely well worth the trip! Very nice walk around the park with astonishing light arrangements and installations.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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This is what drew me to London this Christmas. Having read how great this event was it did not disappoint. Terrific walk and the spectacular is amazing. Wrap up well. Really terrific

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Cowes, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Accept entrance fee, ( that said quite a few activities, buildings and stalls closed paid £10 worth £5), but disappointed with charges for food and drinks high cost low quality/ quantity.

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Surrey
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Just been 6pm slot. It was OK thought last year was better the flowers after the children's rides area not as good as last year just a little under whelmed but do go if you haven't before However be warned mulled wine £5 mince pie £3 and marshmallow for toasting £1.50! But it was very Christmassy and put you in... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We decided to visit 'Christmas at Kew' as we had seen some advertising on it and thought it looked like something different to do. However, I was surprised at the cost of the tickets with an adult entry being £18 (for those wanting to know its £10 for a child). I assumed at that price we would be in for... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A frosty sunny day is ideal for walking around the gardens. The North and West sides are the quietest; school groups tend to stick near the glasshouses in the south east corner. Would recommend at least 4 hours to explore in a leisurely manner. Because of the closure of some of the buildings and the Treetop walkway for inspection, we... More 

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Visited the gardens to see the Christmas lights as part of a coach trip. The lights were laid out in a circular trail and were spectacular. From singing trees to fire displays culminating in the laser light show at the Palm house. There was an appearance from Father Christmas which had the young visitors enthralled. If you are going wrap... More 

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We visited on Friday night after booking tickets, we found it quite busy but once on the trail it was lovely, the Christmas atmosphere is great, some of the food queues were a bit long but there are plenty of corners to stop and grab some Christmas fare on, overall a very enjoyable evening.

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