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Entrances

The Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew provide the ideal setting for you to both take in and contribute to the lush surroundings.

Victoria Gate

Entrances Victoria Gate
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It is the most well-known entrance to Kew Gardens, which is located 500 meters from the Kew Garden station.

You can take bus 65, which stops directly outside this gate. 

Through this gate, you can enter the garden and explore:

Lion Gate

lion gate
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The Lion Gate leads to the botanic garden’s south corner. It is one kilometer from Richmond Station and provides easy access to the Great Pagoda

The Great Pagoda is a Chinese architectural marvel created by Sir William Chambers and given to Princess Augusta. 

This tower offers breathtaking views of London and is popular with tourists.

Things to explore near this gate are

Brentford Gate

BrentFord Gate
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It is located west of the Kew Gardens and is accessible via car and public transport.

This is the ideal entrance for those who are visiting with their own vehicle because it is the only gate with parking.

Attractions to explore near this gate

  • Children’s Garden
  • Queen’s garden
  • Great Broad Walk Borders
  • Kew Palace
  • White Peaks family restaurant

Elizabeth Gate

Elizabeth Gate
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The Elizabeth Gate is located at the park’s north end and can be reached by bus or boat. 

It is 0.5 miles from Kew Bridge station and hence ideal for individuals who want to explore and learn about plants and plant specimens.

Buses 237, 267, 110, or 65 directly stop outside this gate.

This gate is also suitable for individuals who want to use Westminster’s boat services.

Things to explore from this gate are 

  • Agius Evolution Garden & Kitchen Gardens
  • The Hive
  • Princess of Wales Conservatory
  • Herbarium & Library
  • Nash Conservatory

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