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Terrarium workshop

About

Join us for this exciting evening course and learn how to plant a terrarium.

Terrarium experts, the Botanical Boys, will show you how to build a self-sustaining living garden in a large glass jar topped with a natural cork lid.

You will learn how to build this low-maintenance garden layer by layer and how to care for it afterwards.

The course will include:

- History of terrariums

- Layering and planting techniques

- Range of colourful plants and hard landscape materials and objects

- Watering techniques

- How to position your terrarium at home

- Online aftercare advice

- 30 Day Plant Guarantee

All the materials required will be included. After the session, you'll get to take your beautiful terrarium home with you to enjoy.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult Members£90.00 per ticket
Adult Non-members£100.00 per ticket

Price includes entry to the Gardens and all materials needed. Maximum capacity: 30

Book Tickets Online

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Wheelchairs available

Catering

  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments

Children

  • Children welcome

Groups

  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups
  • Guided tours for groups

Parking

  • Parking with charge

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Gift shop
  • Postbox
  • Public toilets

Target Markets

  • Coach parties accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

By car

Please note: Parking at Kew is extremely limited, with spaces in our car park available on a first come, first served basis. Please plan ahead if you are considering driving to Kew, as we cannot guarantee available space in our car park.

 

Kew Gardens car park (TW9 3AF)

Ferry Lane, near Brentford Gate.

- Limited parking available in the car park

- Parking costs £7 per day. You can pay on site, or with the paybyphone app.

- No charge for motorcycles and mopeds

- Blue badge holders park for free in disabled access parking spaces or other spaces if full

- Car park closes 30 minutes after the Gardens close

- The Herbarium car park will operate as a weekend overflow car park, opening at the point that the Ferry Lane car park gets full

 

Parking around Kew Gardens

- There is no parking allowed on Kew Road (A307)  Check Richmond council website for parking updates.

- From Monday 3 May 2021, you will need to pay to park in visitor spaces at Kew Green using RingGo.

- Try the Just Park app to find parking near Kew Gardens.

- Restrictions apply on residential streets around Kew 

- Three disabled access parking bays and drop-off area at Elizabeth Gate (TW9 3AB)

- There is no coach park at Kew

 

Richmond Athletic Grounds (TW9 2SF)

- Check out the Just Park app for Richmond Athletic Grounds. It's about 20 min walk to Victoria Gate. Please note: Kew Gardens is not affiliated in any way with Just Park

Public Transport Directions

By bike

We love to welcome cyclists to our Gardens.

There are bicycle racks at all four gates. At Elizabeth Gate and Victoria Gate, the racks are inside the gates behind the booths.

Bikes left outside our gates are left at your own risk. 

We do not allow bicycles, tricycles, roller skates, skateboards, and scooters into the Gardens.

 

By bus

Route 65 stops close to Lion Gate, Elizabeth Gate and Victoria Gate.

Route 110 stops near Kew Gardens station and Elizabeth Gate. 

Routes 237 and 267 stop at Kew Bridge station.

 

By train

Kew Bridge station is 800m from Elizabeth Gate, via Kew Bridge. South West Trains run services from Waterloo, via Vauxhall and Clapham Junction. There is no level access at Kew Bridge.

Richmond station has lift and level access. Take 65 bus (in the direction of Ealing Broadway) to Lion or Victoria Gate.

 

By tube

Kew Gardens station is 500m from Victoria Gate. It is in Zone 3 and is served by the District Line (Richmond branch) and London Overground.

There is no level access from the westbound platform. It is possible to continue one stop to Richmond and catch a tube back to use the eastbound platform which does have level access.

 

By boat

Thames River Boats operate a special service from Westminster Pier to Kew Pier.

Timings:

Westminster to Kew:

- 11am - 2.30pm

Kew to Westminster:

- 12.30pm - 3.30pm - 5pm

Sailing times may vary, check the Thames River Boats site for more information.

Terrarium workshop

Type:Workshop/Course

Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 3AB

Tel: 020 8332 5655

Opening Times

Season (19 Sept 2022)
DayTimes
Monday17:00 - 19:00

* Location: Cambridge Cottage, Kew Gardens


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