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Attractions at Kew Gardens

  • Palm house and parterre with tulips and spring flowers, April 2015
    Kew by video Take a short tour of some of Kew's best bits
  • Rangoli workshops Join one of our rangoli workshops and learn how to create a traditional Indian floor decoration
  • Spice Exchange, market and chai bar Come and swap recipes, remedies and other spice stories at our Spice Exchange (Photo: Anjila Thaker)
  • Gin Garden Enjoy one of our spicy botanical cocktails during your weekend visit to the Full of Spice festival at Kew
  • Our indoor children's play area
    Climbers and Creepers Let the children learn as they play in our indoor play area for those cold winter days
  • treetop walkway
    Treetop Walkway Walk amongst the treetops and enjoy a bird’s eye view of the Gardens from the Treetop Walkway
  • palm house
    Iconic Kew There is so much to see at Kew, take a look through some of our top attractions
  • shirley shirwood
    Art and exhibitions Kew boasts several museums, galleries and historic buildings which host exhibitions throughout the year

There are over 100 world-class attractions to enjoy at Kew Gardens, from iconic buildings and glasshouses to inspirational gardens and landscapes. Discover 250 years of history at the world's most famous Gardens. 

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Attractions at Kew A-Z

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  • Alder leaves
    Some ancient peoples thought this tree was evil because its wood quickly turned red when cut, as if bleeding.
  • An apple on a tree
    With its ancestors originally hailing from the mountains of China, the orchard apple is now a common sight across Britain, from private gardens to commercial orchards.
  • Located beside the Jodrell Laboratory in the northeast corner of the Gardens, the present Aquatic Garden was installed in 1909.
  • The Arboretum at Kew
    A living library of trees with over 14,000 botanical and ornamental collections, representing more than 2,000 species and varieties.
  • Cones of the Atlas cedar
    An Atlas cedar graces the White House South Lawn in Washington, DC. When President Carter designed a tree house for his daughter Amy, it was built in this tree.
  • Azalea garden in full bloom at Kew Gardens
    Kew created its first Azalea Garden in 1882, on the site of a former American garden.