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Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

  • Full of Spice summer 2015 promotional artwork
    Full of Spice: 23 May to 6 September This delicious festival will feature spice-themed talks and exhibits plus botanical cocktails, a Strictly Spice dance-off, and special spicy rickshaws
  • write on kew 2015 promotional artwork, open book on  grass
    First events announced for new literary festival Tickets on sale now for authors including Louis de Bernières, Jacqueline Wilson and Max Hastings
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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
  • Summer in the Rose Garden Don't miss the stunning sight and heady scent of the roses at Kew in summer.

Heaven-scent roses

The roses look and smell divine in summer. The Rose Garden is found behind the Palm House

Visit now to see our Rose Garden in full bloom.

Kew Science blog

6 July 2015
Botanist David Goyder describes how Kew’s inventory work and recent participation in a major international expedition to Angola is helping to address gaps in our knowledge of plant diversity in southern Africa.
29 June 2015
Kew botanist Peter Gasson reveals the key role that wood identification plays in supporting the legal trade of timber and its products.

Write on Kew

London's inspiring new literary festival

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Shopping at Kew

See Kew's exclusive London range souvenir collection

Food and drink

Take a break during your visit for a snack at one of our eateries

Wedding venue hire

An unforgettable wedding in the unique setting of Kew Gardens

The Orangery at Kew set up for a wedding

Join Kew

Enjoy unlimited access to Kew Gardens and Wakehurst

Princess of Wales Conservatory

Visit Wakehurst

Kew's garden in the country in the High Weald of Sussex

Wedding venues - Wakehurst mansion

Book of the month

Kew Flowering Plants colouring books for adults

Science at Kew

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

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