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Orchid Festival at Kew Gardens

Posted by London Guided Walks on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, In : Day Trips 



It’s at this time of year where our household orchids come to bud, reminding us that it’s that time of year again; the Orchid Festival at Kew Gardens. The orchid festival at Kew Gardens is now in its 22nd year and is something we look forward to doing year after year. Having a Friends of Kew membership makes our regular visit much more affordable, allowing us to treat ourselves to a pub lunch. 

The excitement was building as we entered the familiar steamed glass of Kew Gardens’ Princess...


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Enjoy Easter at Kew Gardens

Posted by Guided walks in London on Sunday, March 20, 2016, In : Day Trips 
Spring has truly sprung, delicate petals have began to unfurl showing off their colours. The Davies Alpine House at the North end of the rock garden is a real treat with many variety of plants where home would be mountainous regions to the warm Mediterranean. 

Easter is the perfect time to visit Kew Gardens especially with their Chocolate Sensations event on from 19 April - 10 April 2016 with a Lindt Gold Bunny Flavour Trail to follow. On Easter Sunday, the first 4000 visitors to Kew Gardens w...

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Christmas at Kew Gardens

Posted by Guided Walks in London on Wednesday, December 17, 2014, In : Quirky 

I get a little tired of hearing "Christmas is for Children'. Surely Christmas, a time for sharing and goodwill is for everyone, no matter their background and beliefs?

Walsall Illuminations and Severn Valley Railway at Christmas were my Christmas highlights as a child. But what is there for adults that doesn't include mistletoe or alcohol?

Christmas at Kew Gardens has the answer; a one mile trail of illuminations befitting the world’s most famous botanic garden. The effects are enough to gi...


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