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Themed daily walking tours

Join us for a guided walk round Kew Gardens, discover our volunteer guides' favourite plants and places and see some of the hidden treasures of Kew.

Event details

Daily at either 12 noon or 2pm depending on the tour – each tour lasts approx one hour
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Included with entry to the Gardens

Event overview

Programme of themed tours for 2017


Fascinating Flowers

Until 31 August 2017, daily at 12 noon

Discover the ingenious ways in which flowers attract bees, birds and other animals to help them produce seeds for future generations.

Hooker at Kew

Until 27 August 2017, Thursdays and Sundays only at 2pm

To celebrate the 200th Anniversary of the birth of Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, Kew’s most illustrious Director, there will be an additional tour. Walk in his footsteps and find out how instrumental he was in shaping botany and Kew.

Around the World; a treasury of Trees

1 September to 31 October 2017, daily at 12 noon and 2pm

As we journey into the autumn enjoy the brilliant colours of Kew's rare and beautiful trees.

Kew in Wartime

1 to 30 November 2017, daily at 12 noon

Find out how the two World Wars affected Kew Gardens and some of the surprising contributions the gardens and staff made to the war effort.

Details of the tours

  • Tours start at 12 noon or 2pm, depending on the tour and leave from the Guides' desk at Victoria Gate Plaza

  • Each tour lasts approximately one hour

  • There is a limit of 15 people per tour and places are allocated on a first come, first served basis

  • Please be at the Guides' desk 15 minutes before the tour is due to start.

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