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Our attractions enable you to connect more closely with nature, to discover a diverse variety of plants and explore the 250 year history of the Gardens.

Attractions at Kew A-Z

Rhododendron Dell

Rhododendron Dell

Sir Joseph Hooker brought back many new specimens of rhododendron from his travels to the Himalayas in the mid 19th century. Now hundreds of specimens flower in the dell, and are at their prime during April and May.
The Shirley Sherwood Gallery

Shirley Sherwood Gallery

Kew holds one of the world's greatest collections of botanical art, with more than 200,000 items dating back to the days before photography could be used for the study of plants. This gallery is the first to be dedicated to botanical art.
The Temperate House

Temperate House

The largest Victorian glasshouse in the world has reopened. This Grade I listed building is twice the size of the Palm House. It is home to an internationally important collection of temperate zone plants, including some of the rarest and most threatened.

Girl with leaf

The Children's Garden: Opening 18 May 2019

A brand new Children's Garden opens this Spring. A fun, interactive space to climb, run, jump and explore everything that a plant needs to grow.
The Hive

The Hive

The Hive is a unique, multi-sensory experience designed to highlight the extraordinary life of bees. A feat of British engineering, it stands 17 metres tall, set in a wildflower meadow.
The Treetop Walkway in winter

Treetop Walkway

Walk 18 metres above the woodland floor through the tops of trees, and take in the breathtaking views across the Gardens and beyond. The Treetop Walkway is currently closed for essential maintenance.
Victoria amazonica, giant waterlily at Kew

Waterlily House

The Waterlily House is the hottest and most humid environment at Kew. In summer the pond is home to giant waterlilies, lotus and other exotic plants.

Woodland Garden

Woodland Garden and Temple of Aeolus

An area designed to emulate a natural woodland, with the Temple of Aeolus set on the hill.