Group visits - coming up in 2012

Arrange a group visit to one of the world's most famous gardens. Explore glasshouses, landscapes and 250 years of history at the world's most famous garden. Climb to the treetops, delve into rainforest or discover more on a guided tour.

Colourful floral display at Tropical Extravaganza 2011
Central display, Tropical Extravaganza 2011

Banish the winter blues

Kew’s Tropical Extravaganza, 4 February - 4 March 2012

Kew's dramatic Tropical Extravaganza  offers an escape from chilly February. The Princess of Wales Conservatory becomes a tropical paradise with exotic  orchids, bromeliads and anthuriums displayed throughout Kew's most complex glasshouse. Orchid growing advice sessions and behind the scenes tours of the Tropical Nursery enhance your visit.


Palm House spring 2011
Drift of daffodils at Kew Gardens 

The largest display of spring colour in the country

March - April 2012

See over 5 million bulbs melt away winter and bring a fantastic rush of colour to Kew Gardens from mid-March 2012. Purple and white crocuses frame Kew's beautiful historic features and thousands of glowing daffodils line the paths. The bulb display includes an azure blue carpet of glory of the snow (Chionodoxa seihei) in front of Kew Palace.


Kew Palace
Kew Palace - at the heart of Kew Garden's history

Kew Palace & Kew Gardens - two attractions in one great day out!

2 April - 25 September 2012

Kew Palace was the family country home of King George III. This cosy and intimate palace offers a unique insight into royal family life both above and below stairs.

New in 2012: Visit the recently restored Georgian kitchens which served the Palace. Get further details of a combined ticket for both the Gardens and Kew Palace (pdf)

A couple admiring the view from the Xstrata Treetop Walkway
Admiring the view from the Xstrata Treetop Walkway

Climb to the autumn treetops

October - November 2012

October and November are beautiful months at Kew Gardens, as the trees slowly take on their autumn colours. The view from the 18m high Xstrata Treetop Walkway is stunning and groups can book a seasonal guided tour to enjoy the best of autumn in the Gardens.

How to book

To book a group visit at Kew Gardens, do one of the following:

Include a guided tour in your visit

If you wish to include a guided tour as part of your group visit, the guided tour must be booked before the 10th day of month before your visit. Download and return a guided tour booking form (pdf) or call +44 (0) 20 8332 5604 to talk to our guided tour co-ordinator or email

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