Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
You’ll be hard pressed to see all of Kew’s 300 acres in one day. You will leave wanting to return, and in doing so become attached to its rich history and crucial research. Founded in 1759, it is one of the most famous and special gardens in the world. I never tire of looking at the exotic plants of the Palm House or the magnificent trees of the arboretum. If I had to choose one spot for a picnic, I’d head to the uncrowded Queen Charlotte’s Cottage, near the natural conservation area, which is filled with native trees and flowers.
The universal epicentre of horticulture, world famous RHS Showpeice gardens, with tropical glass houses etc, home of the Millennium seed bank.
THE botanical garden in London. Very big with an incredible amount of plants, tropical greenhouses, art installations, lakes and 'wild' nature, you can spend a full day here!
Kew Gardens is a botanic garden in southwest London that houses the "largest and most diverse botanical and mycological collections in the world". Founded in 1840, from the exotic garden at Kew Park in Middlesex, England, its living collections includes some of the 27,000 tax curated by Royal…
What more can be said about this amazing botanical garden? Certainly the most spectacular in London. Entrance is expensive, so just ask and I'll happily lend you my membership card.
Discover the world of science behind our botanical collections, with over 50,000 living plants to be found across this UNESCO World Heritage site.
One of my favourites places is London! I love the palms pavilion and the great collection of pictures and draws of Marianne North.