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Spring at Kew Gardens

Thousands of spring colours, two magical months, one place to see them

Witness awakening beauty at Kew

Spring sees layers of colour spread across the Gardens. As wildlife returns and trees and flowers come alive, it's an enchanting time to visit Kew, with a photo opportunity at every turn.

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What to see at Kew in spring

Queen Charlotte's Cottage

Bluebells carpet the Woodland area at Kew in April and May and are particularly striking in the grounds of Queen Charlotte's Cottage.

Queen Charlotte's Cottage

Cherry Walk. Spring.
Cherry Walk

Don't miss the stunning Cherry Walk when in bloom. It runs from the Rose Garden behind the Palm House to King William’s Temple, and then on to the Temperate House.

Cherry Walk

A close up of a magnolia at Kew Gardens


You can find over 250 types of magnificent magnolias across the Gardens, in particular near Elizabeth Gate entrance, Victoria Gate, and near the Kew Gardens Gallery.

Victoria Gate

Bright pink spring magnolia buds


Several varieties of camellia bring intense colour to the Gardens from winter and all through spring. They can be found along the path from Victoria Gate to the Shirley Sherwood Gallery. 

Shirley Sherwood

Davies Alpine House

Exotic bulbs

Visit the Davies Alpine house, which has changing displays of unusual and exotic bulbs between March and May. 

Davies Alpine House

Spring comes alive at Kew

Watch what happens as spring takes over. 


These are just some of the beautiful spring photos shared by visitors on Instagram. 

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