Kew Gardens

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See over 300,000 different types of plants at Kew Gardens. The gardens were started in 1759 by Princess Augusta and are located on a 121 hectare (300 acre) site. The greenhouses here are architectural marvels, and are a must-visit attraction. They include the Japanese Pagoda, the Palm House and Queen Charlotte's Cottage. Throughout the year, themed gardens keep things fresh.

Location:  Off Kew Road

Business hours:  Feb-Mar - Mo-Su 10:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Mar-Aug - Mo-Fr 10:00 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Mar-Aug - Sa-Su 10:00 a.m.-7:30 p.m., Aug-Oct - Mo-Su 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m., Oct-Feb - Mo-Su 10:00 a.m.-4:15 p.m.