Christmas at Kew  

 
 
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, Kew, Richmond, TW9 3AB
 
 
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£16.50 off peak, £19.50 peak, £21.50 super peak (Adults), £10, £12, £13 (Children 4-16yrs), £48, £57, £63 (Family), FREE (Children Under 4)
 
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Christmas at KewA chorus of singing trees, giant light-up piano keys connected to a real-life piano and laser beams over water await visitors to the mile-long illuminated trail that forms the centrepiece of Christmas at Kew. After dusk, Kew Gardens is lit up by giant light sculptures, a fire garden, hundreds of shining petals, gigantic flower pots and light projections on the Palm House. Each year they add different light installations so even if you've been before - and it has become an annual tradition for many Londoners - there's something new to see. You can also stop off to see Santa and his elves performing panto along the route, enjoy carousel and helter skelter rides as well as mulled wine, mince pies and traditional festive fare. If you want to sit down to a traditional Christmas dinner you can do so at Kew's Botanical restaurant.

 

About Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens)

Since the 18th century, these extensive gardens have been the spiritual home of botany in England, if not in Europe. From the cooling glades of the British Woodland Garden to the pulsating humidity of the exotic Palm House, the delicate beauty of the Rose Garden to the soothing tranquillity of the Waterlily House, at Kew you can witness over 40,000 plants embarking on a fascinating journey through their annual cycles - flowering and fruiting, growing and resting. More about Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens)

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Kew Gardens Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Gunnersbury Tube Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Kew Gardens Overground Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Gunnersbury Overground Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Old Deer Park
 
20 minutes walk
 
Syon House Car Park
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £36  42% off
67-75 Broadway, W13 | 2.4 miles from Christmas at Kew
Located just a 25 minute tube ride away from central London, the Holiday Inn Express London Ealing is close enough to enjoy all that the city ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £47  29% off
Commerce Road, TW8 | 19 minutes from Christmas at Kew
If you want a place to stay that combines the sleepy, leafy charm of West London with access to the town centre, then you could hardly ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Syon Park
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £113  40% off
Syon Park, TW8 | 21 minutes from Christmas at Kew
Seven miles from the city centre, London Syon Park brings a touch of contemporary luxury to London's urban countryside with 137 elegant rooms and suites, all ... More
 
 
 
 
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2 Bath Road, W4 | 34 minutes from Christmas at Kew
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London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
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Kew Gardens, Richmond, TW9 | Same location as Christmas at Kew
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London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Kew Gardens Richmond, Surrey, TW9 | Same location as Christmas at Kew
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5 Station Approach, Kew, TW9 | 9 minutes from Christmas at Kew
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London > Shopping > Florists
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London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
3-5 Kew Green, Richmond, TW9 | 1 minute from Christmas at Kew
Perched in an enviable position on the corner of Kew Green in Richmond, this charming local re-opened as The Botanist on Kew Green in 2014 with ... More
 
 
 
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London > Education > Cookery Courses
107 Gunnersbury Lane, W3 | 28 minutes from Christmas at Kew
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Ealing Studios, W5 | 36 minutes from Christmas at Kew
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187 Kew Road, Richmond, TW9 | 20 minutes from Christmas at Kew
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London Road, TW8 | 21 minutes from Christmas at Kew
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82 Kew Green, Richmond, TW9 | 4 minutes from Christmas at Kew
The smallest of four pubs on Kew Green, The Greyhound closed down in 2009 amid fears for its future. Now back open and with its former ... More
 
 
 
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The Bell and Crown
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11-13 Thames Road, Chiswick, W4 | 7 minutes from Christmas at Kew
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The City Barge
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27 Strand on the Green, W4 | 9 minutes from Christmas at Kew
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London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
18 Devonshire Road, W4 | 30 minutes from Christmas at Kew
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Tap Tavern
London > Nightlife > Bars
Princes Street, TW9 | 31 minutes from Christmas at Kew
Located in the heart of Richmond, Tap Tavern feeds London's desire for gin and craft beer with a carefully curated menu of micro-brewed beers and small ... More
 
 
 
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Tea Box
London > Nightlife > Bars
7 Paradise Road, TW9 | 34 minutes from Christmas at Kew
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Brentford, Middlesex, TW8 | 21 minutes from Christmas at Kew
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Chiswick House
London > Business > Venue Hire
Burlington Lane, Chiswick House Grounds, Chiswick, W4 | 27 minutes from Christmas at Kew
One of the most glorious examples of 18th century British architecture, Chiswick House was designed by the third Earl of Burlington (1694-1753). A triumph of the ... More
 
 
 

Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens) events

 
Christmas at KewChristmas at KewChristmas at KewA chorus of singing trees, giant light-up piano keys connected to a real-life piano and laser beams over water await visitors to the mile-long illuminated trail that forms the centrepiece of Christmas at Kew. After dusk, Kew Gardens is lit up by giant light sculptures, a fire garden, hundreds of shining petals, gigantic flower pots and light projec2018-12-17T00:00:00+00002019-01-05T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens),   Kew  Richmond    TW9 3AB
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PRICING  £16.50 off peak, £19.50 peak, £21.50 super peak (Adults), £10, £12, £13 (Children 4-16yrs), £48, £57, £63 (Family), Free (Children Under 4)
DATES  22nd November 2018 to 5th January 2019
VENUE  Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens) 
A chorus of singing trees, giant light-up piano keys connected to a real-life piano and laser beams over water await visitors to the mile-long illuminated trail that forms the centrepiece of Christmas at Kew. After dusk, Kew Gardens is lit up by giant light sculptures, a fire garden, hundreds of shining petals, gigantic flower pots and light projec... More about this event
 
Craig David's TS5Craig David's TS5R&B and grime from the Grammy-nominated singer and MC.2019-06-12T00:00:00+01002019-06-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens),   Kew  Richmond    TW9 3AB
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Craig David's TS5
Kew The MusicKew The MusicThe Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is delighted to announce that the first artist for Kew the Music 2019 will be R&B superstar, Craig David.2019-07-09T18:00:00+01002019-07-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens),   Kew  Richmond    TW9 3AB
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