Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Highly recommended
The finest botanical gardens in the country were begun by Sir William Chambers in 1756 at the request of Augusta, Princess of Wales. On 120ha bordering the Thames, they make up a wonderful tableau of woodland and green lawns with colourful parterres punctuated by various buildings, notably the orangery, pagoda, japanese gate and palm house.

Useful information

Adresse : 

Brentford Gate

Phone:

+44 20 8332 5655

Price:

15 £

Opening hours

Apr-Aug: 9.30am-6.30pm, weekends and Bank Hols 9.30am-7.30pm; Sep-Oct: 9.30am-6pm; Nov-Jan: 9.30am-4.15pm; Feb-Mar: 9.30am-5.30pm, last admission 30min before closing - closed 24-25 Dec

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