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Lara Jewitt Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

Watch and share Lara’s inspiring London Story as she takes us on a personal tour of Kew and its luscious Botanical Gardens. An oasis London covering 300 acres, this World Heritage Site features stunning grounds with historic buildings, two art galleries and even a treetop walkway! The gardens are home to 46,000 plants cared for by experts. Be dazzled by the beauty of nature. Lara tells us why she is so passionate about orchids and why she loves riverside life in Kew with its abundance of independent shops and restaurants.

About Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Explore a World Heritage Site at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew – the world's most famous garden. Stroll a soaring walkway amid tree canopies and wander through extensive gardens under glass reaching up to 27°C. Enjoy a day out with four cafes and restaurants, art galleries, a serene lake and waterlily ponds.

Glasshouses provide hours of undercover discovery for visitors of all ages. Be amazed by giant lily pads in the Waterlily House, delve into an exotic rainforest in the Palm House, and travel through 10 climatic zones in the Princess of Wales Conservatory.

Step inside Kew Palace to explore a beautiful royal retreat comprising princesses' bedrooms, an intimate dining room and the Royal Kitchens.

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