World Heritage Site
This beautifully landscaped botanic garden offers spring bulbs and blossom, flowering shubs, roses, autumn colours, heritage trees, woodland, an annual orchid festival - something for every season. There is so much to see, you may find a guided tour helpful.
Many plants are not only beautiful, but have important economic uses. Kew is a World Heritage Site whose mission is to inspire and deliver science-based plant conservation worldwide, enhancing the quality of life.
The Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew were inspired by Princess Augusta of Wales and there are many royal associations, especially Kew Palace. Renowned architects designed Kew's many beautiful buildings.
Visit the largest standing C19 glasshouse in the world and the famous Palm House, with palms, cycads and Coco-de-Mer, bamboo and bananas. Walk across the Treetop Walkway. View the Pagoda. Lunch in the Orangery.