For 50 years, this extraordinary estate has been cared for and developed by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. It is both a Grade II listed heritage garden of great beauty and a beacon of botanical and horticulture and nature conservation.
'A gold reserve... a place where this reserve currency, in this case life itself, is stored.' So said HRH the Prince of Wales as he opened the Millennium Seed Bank in 2000. Open all year round the MSB is a hub for scientific activity where visitors can discover more about its vital mission to conserve 25% of the world’s plant species by 2020.