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    Christmas at Kew 2015 Tickets now on sale for the brand new magical trail through Kew Gardens
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    Discover winter splendour for a uniquely low price Visit from just £8 this winter when you book online (from £9 at the gate)
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    Kew's Science Strategy Find out how we use our world-class collections and scientific expertise to help address the critical challenges facing humanity today
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    What to see this week Visiting Kew this week? Find out what not to miss on your visit

Winter at Kew

See some of the amazing 14,000 trees at Kew from the air in this breathtaking film. When you visit the Gardens you can also get a bird's-eye view from our Treetop Walkway.

Find out more about winter at Kew

Christmas at Kew

Our new winter trail for 2015 is packed with magical moments to enjoy with friends and family.

More about Christmas at Kew

Kew Science blog

Collecting seed of Brahea armata ‘Blue Hesper Palm’ endemic to Baja California (Image: W.Stuppy).
23 November 2015
Michael Way describes the importance of an integrated plant conservation strategy for the Baja California peninsula in Mexico.
A ridge of the Chimanimani Mountains, viewed from a school compound in the Zomba area (Photo: M.Cheek).
16 November 2015
Martin Cheek describes his recent expedition surveying and collecting specimens from remote, virtually unexplored regions of Manica, Mozambique, guided by the knowledge of local communities.
1 November 2015
Kew botanist Daniela Zappi is one of the authors of a paper highlighting the extinction risk faced by the charismatic cactus family, and is involved in helping the Brazilian government to improve the measures taken to protect cactus species.

Gift Membership

Photo: Megan Taylor

A year's free entry to Kew and Wakehurst (photo: Megan Taylor)

Shopping at Kew

Lavender gift set from Kew's Christmas gift selection

Top things to do

Interior shot of the Palm House

Be inspired, admire, create, learn and have fun at Kew Gardens

Wedding venues

Wedding at Wakehurst Place

An unforgettable wedding in the unique Kew Gardens

Join Kew

Enjoy unlimited access to Kew Gardens and Wakehurst

Visit Wakehurst

Kew's country garden in the High Weald of Sussex

Virginia Woolf's Kew

A look through the eyes of visitors to Kew on a hot July day

Science at Kew

Macro-photography of seeds against a black background

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