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Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Kew, Richmond TW9 3AE, England
+44 20 8332 5655
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Kew is London's largest UNESCO World Heritage site offering unique landscapes, vistas and iconic architecture from every stage of the Gardens' history. Our collection of living plants is the largest and most diverse in the world, growing out in the landscape and within our glasshouses and nurseries.
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  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Kew, Richmond TW9 3AE, England
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After years of living in London, I finally got around to visiting Kew Gardens and what a fantastic day out it was. Much bigger than I anticipated and impossible to see everything on a first visit (even though we spent almost 5 hours there!) My...More

Thank Emma C
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Well worth a visit...you could spend an entire day there.Plenty of walks would highly recommend comfy shoes!..

Thank Kellen2017
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Reviewed yesterday

As long as you are prepared to walk, this is a definite must see. The gardens are amazing but so large, over 300 acres. Admission fees are high but worth it. The Hop on/off vehicle saves aching feet. The Palm house, Orangery, Red brick villa...More

Thank SydnTooli
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Absolutely beautiful. So peaceful and wonderfully kept. Facilities are good and everything is well thought out. So worth a visit. Simply stunning.

Thank Luvbohol
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It’s always a bit strange to find yourself wandering around in a wonderful, even extraordinary place that used - once upon a time - to be a very wealthy & powerful person’s back yard! The Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew is exactly that: the amalgam...More

Thank David B
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited Kew as we got given vouchers for Afternoon Tea as a gift. Loved the experience, best cacti ever! Would've appreciated more bonsai however. Afternoon Tea at The Botanical was really enjoyable, sandwiches were lovely, scones were really tasty and not too big. I...More

Thank Rachel L
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Reviewed yesterday

`We spent 4 hours here and didn't quite finish. Really lovely place to visit. Obviously the gardens and the greenhouses you expect and are great but there's also an aerial walkway, a Japanese pagoda and a couple of buildings eg Kew Palace which were all...More

1  Thank IanJulie2013
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice place to visit. I find it relaxing to see, smell all the flowers and plants. Food is pricey. Else Just Lovely!

Thank Paul S
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The garden is really large and there are lot of different plants, some nice buildings and a pond with many birds. During our visit the grass was brown, there were excavators in the flower beds next to the glass house and the pagoda was closed....More

1  Thank nagytibi
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our first visit to the historic Kew Gardens was a memorable experience. We were amazed at the beautiful architecture and the vast array of wonderful plants from around the globe. Plenty of walking , but it’s on the level so it’s very easy to get...More

Thank MrStorer
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lorriW
13 July 2018|
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Response from Cherry Ann M | Reviewed this property |
I am not entirely certain how far the overground station was from the gardens . The underground is certainly within walking distance I would not attempt to drive as parking around the gardens is at a premium! Hope you enjoy... More
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Helen N
8 July 2018|
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I can answer my own question now!! There’s lockers for luggage at Kew Gardens for £1
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dwarr12
29 June 2018|
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Response from bigjoelittlejoe | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, maybe e mail or call Kew website
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