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Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

Historical Event, Wed 3 Jul - Sun 29 Sep 2019

Address

Kew,
Richmond,
Surrey,
TW9 3AB

Also at this Venue

Events at this Venue

date event
Fri 1 Feb - Fri 20 Dec Introduction to the Gardens
Sat 13 Apr - Sun 27 Oct Chihuly at Kew: Reflections on nature
Sat 13 Apr - Sun 27 Oct Exotica
Wed 3 Jul - Sun 29 Sep Climb the Great Pagoda
Thu 11 Jul - Fri 6 Sep Colours of Nature
Wed 17 - Fri 19 Jul Kitchen Garden Tour

Details

The Great Pagoda was designed by Sir William Chambers and completed in 1762 as a gift for Princess Augusta, the founder of the botanic gardens at Kew. It offered one of the earliest and finest bird’s eye views of London.
Now, following a major restoration project, you can once again climb the 253 steps to the top of the Great Pagoda and marvel at spectacular views.
Inside the ten-storey octagonal tower our new exhibition will reveal why the Pagoda was built and how the Royal Family used this unique building.

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

Event details

Dates Times
Wed 3 Jul - Sun 29 Sep 2019

Prices

Normal Gardens entry prices apply
Great Pagoda tickets:
£4.50 (adults)
£3.00 (children)
Essential carers go free

Location

Directions

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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 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.
For further information visit www.tfl.gov.uk

Parking: with charge

Facilities

  • 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