Wander through Kew's varied gardens, each specially planted and themed to give a different impression and a unique experience.
Kew created its first Azalea Garden in 1882, on the site of a former American garden.
The walled Duke's Garden was formerly the private garden for Cambridge Cottage.
In 1848, when construction of the Palm House finished, William Andrews Nesfield created an intricate geometric pattern of beds, or parterre, to surround it.
The area that today contains the Plant Family Beds and Rose Pergola was originally a kitchen garden that supplied fruit and vegetables to the royal family.
The Queen's Garden is a charming 17th century style garden situated behind the Dutch House (Kew Palace).
Kew dabbled in creating small rock features in the mid-19th century but only constructed a substantial rock garden in 1882.