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Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

Guided Tour, from 15 Feb 2017


Kew Gardens

020 8332 5655



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Take this opportunity to discover more about Kew's Nurseries and learn how we grow and nurture the orchids used in the permanent displays in our glasshouses. See areas of the Gardens not normally open to the public.

Come behind the scenes to explore the nursery and get an insight into the work of our horticulturalists.
Explore the areas where Kew grows the plants for displaying in our glasshouses.
Learn how rare orchids are grown and nurtured.
Find out about Kew's conservation work and how we're helping to save endangered species.

Coach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPostboxPublic toiletsWheelchairs available

Event details

Dates Times
Thu 22 Feb 2018 13:30 14:15
Thu 1 Mar 2018 13:30 14:15
Thu 8 Mar 2018 13:30 14:15


£10 booking essential. Price includes admission to the Orchid Nursery behind the scenes tour only. A separate day ticket to Kew Gardens must be purchased for entry.



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Map reference: TQ 187773  Lat: 51.48254 Long: -0.29120

Public transport is very convenient and there is limited parking. Victoria Gate, the principal gate, is on Kew Road (A307) and is a 7 minute walk from Kew Gardens Station.
Tube : Kew Gardens
Train : Kew Gardens and Kew Bridge
Bus: 65, 237, 267, 391
Car:Coming from the south or west on the A316 or M3 motorway (which becomes the A316) turn left at the Richmond roundabout onto Kew Road (A307). You will see the Pagoda to your left - park in a permitted place, alongside the Gardens, on Kew Road.
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Parking: with charge


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available