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Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

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Kew Green | Richmond, Kew, Richmond TW9 3AB, England
+44 20 8332 5655
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USD 17.02*
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Kew Gardens Entrance Ticket
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USD 80.34*
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London Pass Including Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour and Entry to Over 60 Attractions
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USD 114.38*
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London Explorer Pass Including Entry to London Eye and St. Paul's Cathedral
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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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Kew Green | Richmond, Kew, Richmond TW9 3AB, England
+44 20 8332 5655
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Reviewed yesterday

The Christmas lights were very pretty but so difficult to see with the masses of people. We were essentially herded down a trail which is blocked at the most inconvenient spots with mulled wine stands. Also they only had mulled cider available which was lukewarm...More

Thank GirlInRedBoots
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Bought as a birthday gift - my.mum loved it. The lights and the music were amazing - it was a magical eveni g and well worth going to

Thank Tracey P
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Christmas lights at Kew Gardens are magical and well worth a visit. We were blessed with a dry evening and were delighted to join the crowds meandering around the mile long trail. Imaginatively illuminated trees and lighting that was synchronized with music. There was...More

Thank Marilyn W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went to Christmas at Kew with my mum and grandmother. Gran is in a wheelchair but the disabled access was fantastic, very easy and everyone very accommodating. After having a tasty dinner in the cafe, we had to wait out a downpour before walking around...More

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our day trip. No doubt it is in December .... but the visit most certainly encourages us to make a return trip in spring when we can look forward to experience the flowers in full bloom along broad walk. The Hive was...More

Thank ranchoo
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a quite magical light and music experience,a mile long walk with spectacular lights,carols and music with lasers, holograms, fire torches, bubble machines, and plenty of opportunity to buy drinks and snacks. Of course it's incredibly busy,lots of over excited children, fairgrounds, pantomimes etc....More

Thank Glutenfreegirl123
Reviewed 3 days ago

My partner treated me to a VIP Christmas at Kew experience for my birthday and it was a wonderful event. Firstly we were whisked off to The Botanical (a building I've often taken photographs of but never been in) by the lake and served a...More

Thank IainCDBuckie
Reviewed 4 days ago

Went by coach to the Kew Gardens light trail. I hadn’t been before and on arrival we soon found out that it was mostly eating places dotted around a mile walk. Illuminations along the walk were nice but noth8ng outstanding. Most of the lights are...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 4 days ago

I booked for 5pm slot and assumed I could arrive earlier and visit the shop etc. No, we had to wait in a queue for 40 minutes. I feel Kew could include this information on the ticket/reminder email. Once in, we had to mill around...More

Thank sally c
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A poorly lit trail, hugely overcrowded, and widely overpriced for what is essentially a walk through a park scattered with some Xmas lights. We came to Kew expecting a Xmas themed botanical experience where yes there is a trail but no excess at all to...More

Thank James C
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Celest T
7 December 2017|
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Response from Katy T | Property representative |
Hi Celest. Thanks for your comment. This year was our fifth annual Christmas at Kew, we hope to continue the event moving forward.
6 December 2017|
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Response from Terri E | Reviewed this property |
I would think vip package would be expensive. Went last year and were lots of people but movement around not a problem. There is a designated route for the lights. Expensive additions - mulled wine/ food/ entertainment so... More
5 December 2017|
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Response from Alfieconnspurs | Reviewed this property |
Yes but you pay extra