Kew Gardens

Kew Gardens

Kew Gardens - The ultimate Botanical Garden in the World, and not to be missed.

Kew Royal Botanic Gardens - one of Britains finest gardens and a world heritage site is situated close to the centre of London. The stunning glasshouses have a rich history and are  as they would have been when first built.
This once royal residence represents nearly 250 years of historical gardens. It is home to a remarkable collection of over 30,000 types of plants from all over the world that range from the beautiful to the peculiar. The Glass Houses contain one of the finest collections of tropical plants you will see in this country.
Great collection of grasses and many seasonal borders. 
Masses of bulbs in the Spring. Regular programme of event and in December the garden looks stunning as it is illuminated.


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Kew offers a wonderful day out for all, whether garden, heritage or botanically inclined.

Opening Times 2021 - see latest information by visiting website.
Normally Open all year see website for details. Disabled access, restaurants, shops.

FAQs -

What is the best time of year to visit Kew?

Great all year round but best April to October

How long should I allow for visit?
All day

How do I get to the Gardens from central London?
Train takes around 30 minutes

I have limited mobility?

Good overall access, a land train can take you to various areas of the garden

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  • Street: Kew Gardens
  • Postcode: TW9 3AB
  • City: Richmond
  • County: Surrey
  • Country: United Kingdom


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