Started in 1759 by Princess Augusta, Kew Gardens is now a sprawling 300-acre (121-hectare) riverside site housing over ... More
Started in 1759 by Princess Augusta, Kew Gardens is now a sprawling 300-acre (121-hectare) riverside site housing over 300,000 different varieties of flowers and plant life. The main attractions at Kew are the world-renowned greenhouses, each one an architectural masterpiece: the Japanese Pagoda, Queen Charlotte's Cottage and finally, the Palm House. There are also various magnificent themed gardens exhibited throughout the year. The general closing hours vary by season, but the glasshouses and galleries always close before the gardens.
Queen Victoria was born in this palace in 1819, and Princess Margaret and other royals also resided here. A Jacobean
mansion in Kensington Gardens (next to Hyde Park), Kensington Palace was the London residence of the late Diana, Princess ...
The Museum of Garden History is the ideal place for garden enthusiasts to explore the history of plants and shrubs,
famous gardeners and plant hunters, major British and world gardens, and all other things horticultural. The museum's churchyard contains ...
This historic landscape garden features elements that illustrate significant periods of the art of gardens from the 18th to the
20th centuries. The gardens house botanic collections (conserved plants, living plants and documents) that have been considerably enriched through ...