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Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

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Address: Kew Green | Richmond, Kew, Richmond TW9 3AB, England
Phone Number: +44 20 8332 5655
09:30 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 18:00

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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Good place to visit at winter, even better at the summer. They have a little buffet area in the main building, Pretty good for a nice soup at lunch time.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Good place to visit at winter, even better at the summer. They have a little buffet area in the main building, Pretty good for a nice soup at lunch time.

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We were a party of 4 attending for the first time. Our timeslot was for 7pm and we left around 9:30pm. We paid for parking which was excellent. Straight out of the car and into the gardens. I note the number of people who are complaining about the price of the food and drink but it is not uncommon for... More 

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I have been there only twice ad I can say this is wonderful place. In the summer the flowers are stunning and their colours... loads of beautiful colours. I can say that can be nice trip for those people which like to take a pictures. I also bought a hand cream made with flowers from Kew gardens from their shop... More 

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Nice lights but lacked the wow factor. Prices for food and drink had the wow factor. For all the wrong reasons. 4 pounds for a small hot chocolate really?

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Haven't been for a while but this just came up to review and I will go back again as the walks are calming with so much to see - beautiful gardens and plants. The architecture of the buildings is stunning and you just want to snap away with your camera. Fine to take children with you or the elderly -... More 

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Went there for the Kew Christmas lights although have been there for walks in the gardens. I have never been disappointed, you have everything you need inside so you can spend the whole day with the family over there.

Thank Claudiu M
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As we live less than 40 minutes from Kew it was easy to travel and the pre booked car park worked well . It's not a cheap evening but not expensive either . The lights event is great it's extremely well done and -lots of helpful staff on hand to help if needed . The atmosphere is great with old... More 

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Our work affords us discounted tickets here and, quite honestly, if it did not, we wouldn't come here nearly as often. I especially like Kew in the spring. I love the variety of things blooming and the longer days.

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I took my husband to Kew gardens for the winter Christmas experience as it is his birthday and we thought it would be a lovely evening out what an utter disappointment and a load of rubbish where was the snow and the Christmas music? £3 for a mince pie and £6 for a hot dog. The funfair was a load... More 

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The Christmas lights were a nice touch but the food & drink was the usual rip off Bonanza. Mulled wine @£5 was disgusting, tasted like it was off & £9.50 for burger & chips was a rip off.

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