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Buckingham Nurseries and Garden Centre,
Tingewick Road, Buckingham, MK18 4AE, UK.
Tel: 01280 822133 -
For more details or to book contact the Customer Service Desk or telephone (01280) 822133
£50 BGC Garden Card Members, £55 for non BGC Members
Kew Gardens, based in Richmond, houses the largest and most diverse botanical and fungi collections in the world. Founded in 1840, its living collections include more than 30,000 different kinds of plants, while the herbarium, which is one of the largest in the world, has over seven million preserved plant specimens. The library contains more than 750,000 volumes, and the illustrations collection contains more than 175,000 prints and drawings of plants. It is one of London's top tourist attractions and is a World Heritage Site.
Kew Gardens, together with the botanic gardens at Wakehurst Place in Sussex, are managed by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, an internationally important botanical research and education institution that employs 750 staff, and is a non-
The Kew site, which has been dated as formally starting in 1759, though can be traced back to the exotic garden at Kew Park, formed by Lord Capel John of Tewkesbury, consists of 121 hectares (300 acres) of gardens and botanical glasshouses, four Grade I listed buildings and 36 Grade II listed structures, all set in an internationally significant landscape.
See the magnificent tropical glasshouses, climb a treetop walkway, view collections of botanical art and learn about 250 years of science and history at Kew Gardens. A full day out is guaranteed!
Itinerary for Kew Gardens Visit
* Please note times are subject to change