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Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

Surrey

Type:Botanic Garden

Richmond, Surrey, TW9 3AB

Tel: +44 02083 325 655

Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

About

Delve into a rainforest, stroll a soaring walkway amidst tree canopies and explore the world’s largest Victorian glasshouse at Kew Gardens.

4.5 acres of gardens under glass reach up to 27 degrees Celsius, guaranteeing year-round warmth. Kew Gardens provides a unique day out with four cafes and restaurants, four gallery spaces and a serene lake and water-lily ponds.

Combine a visit to Kew Gardens with Kew Palace. Step inside and explore a beautiful royal retreat comprising princesses’ bedrooms, an intimate dining room and the newly restored Georgian Royal Kitchens.

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Kew Gardens has the world’s largest and most diverse botanical collections under its care. It is also an internationally-respected centre of scientific excellence carrying out groundbreaking research and conservation programmes across the world ensuring a sustainable future for plants and people.

Guide Prices

For further information and a full list of pricing details, please visit the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew website.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Ramp/Level Access

Catering

  • On-Site cafe/restaurant - Four cafes and restaurants are available to enjoy
  • Picnic Site - Picnics are allowed anywhere in Kew Gardens but please remember to clean up any waste and dispose of it properly

Establishment Features

  • Conference facilities
  • Event Venue
  • Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking
  • Parking (charge)
  • Parking (free) - Not on site, but generally available along Kew Road at 10am daily

Payment Methods

  • Approx length of visit - Approximately 2-5 hours and upwards is recommended
  • Blue Badge Guides admitted free
  • Can be packages by 3rd parties
  • Groups Accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Min group size - Minimum of 10 people
  • Open by appointment only - For private events only. Please call for more information
  • Special group rates
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre - located in Richmond: London area (zone3)
  • Indoor Attraction - 4.5 acres of garden under glass and four gallery/museum spaces
  • Outdoor Attraction

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted - Through school bookings department only
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

The South Circular (A205) passes the north-east corner of Kew Gardens and Kew Road (A307) forms the eastern border.

From the West : take M4 (exit Junction 2) or A4. Upon reaching the Chiswick roundabout, follow signs to Kew Gardens to join the A205 and cross the River Thames at Kew Bridge. Turn right immediately after the bridge on Kew Green, and then right down Ferry Lane to reach the Kew Gardens car park.

Public Transport Directions

The nearest railway station is Kew Gardens Rail Station, which is approximately 0.2 miles from Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, and Kew Bridge Station, which is approximately 0.5 miles from the gardens.

Awards

  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Tourism South East Member 2018 Tourism South East Member 2018 2018

Opening Times

2018 (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

* Closed 24th and 25th December

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