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Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

Guided Tour, from 13 Oct 2019, free entry

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
Tue 17 Sep Health walks for people living with dementia
Tue 17 Sep Mindfulness

Details

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 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.

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

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

Event details

Dates Times
Sun 13 Oct 2019 11:30
Sun 10 Nov 2019 11:30
Sun 8 Dec 2019 11:30
They can only accommodate a limited number of people per tour, so registering is essential.

Prices

Free entry

Advance registration is essential.

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