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Sensory guided walking tours for visitors with sight loss and their carers

This sensory experience gives you the chance to touch and smell elements in the Gardens. Second Sunday of every month from 10 February to 10 November 2019, 11.30am.

Event details

Second Sunday of every month (from 10 February 2019 to 10 November 2019) at 11.30am
Venue: 

Meet at the Guides' desk, Victoria Gate Plaza

Price: 

Free, and free entry to the Gardens is included for visitors with sight loss and their carers, register in advance


About the tours

These sensory guided walking tours are for visitors with sight loss and their carers, and are led by one of Kew’s specially trained tour guides.

Tours take place on the second Sunday of every other month (starting February) at 11.30am and last about 60 minutes. Walks start from Victoria Gate. 

These tours are free, and free entry to the Gardens is included for visitors with sight loss and their carers. Places are limited so please register in advance to avoid disappointment.


Forthcoming dates for sensory guided walking tours

  • Sunday 10 February, 11.30am
  • Sunday 10 March, 11.30am 
  • Sunday 14 April, 11.30am
  • Sunday 12 May, 11.30am 
  • Sunday 9 June, 11.30am 
  • Sunday 14 July, 11.30am 
  • Sunday 11 August, 11.30am 
  • Sunday 8 September, 11.30am 
  • Sunday 13 October, 11.30am
  • Sunday 10 November, 11.30am 

This tour has been created in partnership with VISOR Richmond and Richmond Talking Newspaper.


How to register

We have a limited number of people per tour, so registering is essential.

Please register in advance by emailing discovery@kew.org or phoning 020 8332 5643.