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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 other month (from February 2018) at 11.30am.

Event details

Second Sunday of every other month (from February 2018) 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 8 April 2018, 11.30
  • Sunday 10 June 2018, 11.30
  • Sunday 12 August 2018, 11.30
  • Sunday 14 October 2018, 11.30
  • Sunday 9 December 2018, 11.30

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.