Around Kew

Local points of interest:

  • You’re a two-minute walk away from the Victoria gate of The Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew. It is a major London attraction, world-famous garden and centre of botanical science and research. Sit at the Temple of Aeolus mound and identify the plants used in herbal medicine.

    www.kew.org/visit-kew-gardens

  • At your doorstep, you will love the Kew Village with its shops, restaurants and cafés. Here you will find Underground and Overground links that will whisk you anywhere within London with minimal effort. Once a month you can stumble across the Sunday market in the village.

    http://kewvillage.org/

  • Über chic neighbourhoods of Richmond and Chiswick can be explored easily as Kew is only a stop away on the Underground. Here you can revel in shopping, eating, auction houses, antique shops, celebrity spotting, architectural tours and much much more.

    http://www.timeout.com/london/things-to-do/chiswick-area-guide

  • The internationally prized garden centre Petersham Nurseries is 30-minute walk away through lovely Richmond. It is a tranquil oasis and a seedbed of inspiration. Here you can join many classes from flower arranging to cooking. The river walks are stunning nearby.

    http://petershamnurseries.com/

  • Thames River Boats at Kew Pier operate boats to London, Richmond and Hampton Court. You will see the gems of London and it’s outskirts from a new unforgettable lens. Take a picnic on board and enjoy the many open spaces en-route. The Thames is a joy.

    http://www.thamesriverboats.co.uk/

  • If learning is your domain then the global leading school in flower arranging– Zita Elze is moments away. Additionally, Leiths Cookery School is 20 minutes away and caters to both professional and amateur cooks who are looking to learn something new and develop their existing skills.
    http://zitaelze.com/