Welcome to Kew
Find out what's looking good in the Gardens at Kew and Wakehurst, browse our upcoming events and explore Kew's iconic Garden attractions. Discover more about Kew's work with plants and fungi and see how our global science and conservation work is helping to safeguard the world's plant life for our future.
Kew Gardens: an aerial view
See some of the 14,000 amazing trees at Kew as viewed from the air, including specimens from all over the world and some dating back as far as the early 18th century.
Find out more about heritage trees at Kew Gardens
Kew Science Blog
09 Dec 2013
Sarah Cody explains how gap analysis is helping our partners collect the seed of crop wild relatives (CWR) for a project called 'Adapting Agriculture to Climate Change', run jointly by Kew's Millennium Seed Bank and the Global Crop Diversity Trust.
Christmas at Kew
Sat 12 October 2013 - Sun 05 January 2014
The exhibition Black and White, In Colour at the Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art at Kew Gardens explores the subtleties of the great range of "black" and "white" in the plant world.
Sun 01 December - Sun 22 December 2013
Come to Wakehurst this December to see the Christmas tree lights, enjoy a winter walk, and visit Santa's grotto.
Plants are essential to our existence, providing foods, building materials, fibres for clothing, medicines and fuel. However, habitats around the world are being rapidly destroyed by activities such as logging and urban developments.
Covering some 5,000 square metres, the Japanese Landscape was designed to complement the Japanese Gateway.
The Pagoda was completed in 1762. The ten-storey octagonal structure is 163 ft high (nearly 50 m).
Archibald Menzies, a botanist and naval surgeon, brought the first five monkey puzzle saplings to the UK in 1795. Chile declared the monkey puzzle tree a national monument in 1990.
Stretching for 1,030 metres, Holly Walk is one of Europe’s most comprehensive collections of mature hollies.
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