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  • Inside The Hive
    Celebrating The Hive at Kew Explore the journey of the British bee through UK innovation and design.
  • The Great Broad Walk Borders
    Celebration Weekends Join us on 27 to 29 August for a long weekend of activities exploring the beauty of the borders.
  • The Great Broad Walk Borders
    What to see in the Gardens Don't miss these seasonal highlights at Kew.
  • Salvia uliginosa
    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.

Kew the Movies 2016

Kew the movies 2016 small banner

Our open air screenings take place against the beautiful backdrop of Kew Palace.

This year's films include Star Wars - The Force Awakens, Jurassic ParkMean Girls and Labyrinth.

Find out more

Kew Science blog

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.
Image showing the Chimanimani Mts., an area of endemism which lies on the Mozambique-Zimbabwe border
15 August 2016
Kew scientists Sonia Dhanda and Iain Darbyshire explain how Kew’s herbarium specimens are used to contribute to conservation through the Tropical Important Plant Areas (TIPAs) programme.

Write on Kew

Write on Kew 2016

Tickets on sale now for Write on Kew literary festival

Shopping at Kew

Fikkerts wild flower toiletery range from the online shop

Choose from our wide range of Kew inspired toiletries

Kid's Kew

Two children stand in front of Kew Palace

Find fun things to see and do at Kew this summer

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

Kew's country garden in the High Weald of Sussex

Book of the month

The Hive book of the month

A beautiful celebration of The Hive at Kew

Science at Kew

Scientists walking up sand dune in Namibia

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