Vistas & landscape features

Photo of sweet chestnut husks carpeting the ground in Kew's arboretum

Arboretum

Kew's Arboretum stretches over the majority of the Gardens' 121 leafy hectares (300 acres).


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the broadwalk beds

The Broad Walk

Kew’s Broad Walk runs from the Palm House to the eastern end of the Orangery, where it takes a 90-degree turn and continues on to the Main Gate (this section is sometimes called the mini-Broad Walk).


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Cedar Vista

Cedar Vista

Cedar Vista is the longest of seven avenues radiating from the Pagoda.


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Aerial view of the Cherry walk at 2 May 2013

Cherry Walk

Cherry Walk runs from the Rose Garden behind the Palm House to King William’s Temple, and then on to the Temperate House.


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Crocuses Kew 170310

Crocus Carpet

The Crocus Carpet creates a spectacular show of white and purple between Victoria Gate and King William’s Temple in March.


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Holly berries in autumn 2013

Holly Walk

Stretching for 1,030 metres, Holly Walk is one of Europe’s most comprehensive collections of mature hollies.


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Japanese gateway

Japanese Landscape

Covering some 5,000 square metres, the Japanese Landscape was designed to complement the Japanese Gateway.


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Pagoda Vista

Pagoda Vista

Pagoda Vista is a wide, grassed walkway that runs 850 metres from the southeastern end of the Palm House to the Pagoda.


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Redwood Grove

Redwood Grove

On the southern side of Cedar Vista, about halfway between the Pagoda and River Thames, stands Kew’s Redwood Grove.


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River Thames from Aiten House

Riverside Walk

This mown-grass walk runs parallel to the River Thames between the Brentford Gate and Syon Overlook.


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