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Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

  • Aerial view of The Hive
    Celebrating The Hive at Kew Explore the journey of the British bee through UK innovation and design.
  • Autumn at Kew
    What to see in the Gardens Don't miss these seasonal highlights at Kew.
  • Be perform at The Hive Lates
    BE perform live at The Hive Lates The musicians who composed the soundtrack to The Hive installation, will be performing live at Kew. 28 and 29 September 2016.
  • Early opening for Friends
    Early opening for Friends Friends of Kew can enjoy the Gardens from 8-10am before the gates open. Until 30 September.
  • Artichoke in the Kitchen Garden
    Plant of the month guided tours Every Tuesday go behind the scenes and learn about the world-leading science, conservation and horticultural work that Kew is undertaking.

Write on Kew 2016

Write on Kew 2016

Four days of talks and events with a fantastic selection of speakers from Carol Ann Duffy to Monty Don, Fay Weldon and Brian Blessed.

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Kew Science blog

14 September 2016
Kew scientist Oliver Whaley describes recent research in the Peruvian desert, working with large-scale farms to research, safeguard and restore plants.
Image showing some of the reference publications on grasses written by scientists at Kew over the last 130 years.
22 August 2016
Maria Vorontsova, Research Leader in Comparative Plant & Fungal Biology discusses the importance of grasses and reflects on Growing the Grass Classification: an international scientific meeting which took place in July.

BE play ONE

Be play One

BE perform live at The Hive on 28 and 29 September

Shopping at Kew

Fikkerts Palm House toiletries

Choose from our wide range of Kew inspired toiletries

Handmade at Kew

Handmade at Kew 2016

Our international contemporary craft event

Wedding venues

An unforgettable wedding in the unique Kew Gardens

Join Kew

Photo of girl pointing at pink flowers

Enjoy unlimited access to Kew and Wakehurst

Visit Wakehurst

The Water Gardens at Wakehurst

Kew's country garden in the High Weald of Sussex

Book of the month

Botanicum: captivating the beauty of the plant kingdom in illustrations

Botanicum celebrates the plant kingdom in all its glory

Science at Kew

DNA extraction

We're using our expertise to help address critical global challenges