Behind the Scenes Tour: Orchid Nursery

Go behind our glass doors and see how rare orchids are grown and nurtured by Kew's experts.

Orchids at Kew

Date and time

Thursdays 13, 20 and 27 February and 5 March, 12.45pm, 1.30pm and 2.15pm


Tropical Nursery

Meet outside Kew Palace



This is a backstage pass like no other. Tour our Orchid Nursery to see how some of the rarer orchid species are grown and nurtured by Kew’s expert horticulturists.

Orchids are one of the most diverse plants in the world. They grow on almost every continent and have a fascinating relationship with their pollinators and the fungi around them. 

This rare opportunity to go on a behind the scenes tour of the Orchid Nursery that will enhance your knowledge and understanding of the work that goes on to cultivate and curate these incredible plants.

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