Kew Gardens is a world heritage site located in 121 hectares of stunning vistas and 6 magnificent glasshouses set in a beautiful landscape beside the river Thames between Richmond and Kew in south-west London.
This once royal residence represents nearly 250 years of historical gardens. It is home to a remarkable collection of over 30,000 types of plants from all over the world that range from the beautiful to the peculiar.
The Robot suggests:
- The Rhizotron and Xstrata Treetop walkway which takes you under the ground and then 18 metres (59ft) up in the air, bringing you close to trees in a way that will take your breath away
Kew Bridge (10 minutes walk) – South West Trains
Kew Gardens (District, Overground)
65, 237, 267, 391
Daily: 9.30am to 4.15pm (till February), then 5.30pm
Kew, London TW9 3AB (Map)