Kew Gardens & Kew Palace, London, England (34/43)

The Kew Gardens is a must-visit London attraction for all nature and history lovers visiting the city. The botanical glasshouses and gardens of this place house more than 30,000 plant species. In addition, it’s also home to the Kew Palace, a royal palace with great historical significance.

During your visit to the Kew Gardens, you will get to take part in an exciting tree-top adventure. The Rhizotron & Xstrata treetop walkway will first take you on an underground trail and then 59 ft or 18 m up into the air. The next most exciting part of the Kew Gardens is the Queen’s Garden. It’s a 17th-century garden situated behind the Kew Palace. 

This garden is known for being home to hundreds of plants boasting different medicinal properties.The other most frequently visited garden is the Bamboo Garden; no other bamboo garden in the United Kingdom has a bigger bamboo collection than this one.

If you have plans of visiting the Kew Gardens between March and September, you will get to witness the Kew Palace (without paying anything extra). Originally, it was the home of a rich merchant; however, it’s primarily known for being the palace where George III lived.

Kew Gardens is located in Southwest London and easy to access from the Kew Gardens tube station that is only 500 meters away.

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Written by Richard Ascough

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