Explore the varied and fascinating statues and follies in the Gardens at Kew.
In the 18th century, ice houses were built in the grounds of most large households.
Chokushi-Mon (Gateway of the Imperial Messenger) is a four-fifths replica of the Gate of Nishi Hongan-ji (Western Temple of the Original Vow) in Kyoto, Japan.
King William's Temple stands on a mound on Cherry Walk, in between the Palm House and Temperate House.
The Pagoda was completed in 1762. The ten-storey octagonal structure is 163 ft high (nearly 50 m).
Sir William Chambers designed and built the Temple of Aeolus in the 1760s. It is now the focus of the Woodland Garden.
The Grade II-listed Temple of Arethusa was built in 1758 and is located near Victoria Gate.
This grade II Listed building was built by Sir William Chambers in 1760. It is named after Bellona, the Roman goddess of war.
The Temple of Imagination was originally created in 2006 to celebrate the restoration of Kew Palace, and is a collaborative project between Historic Royal Palaces, Kew, local community groups and artists.