Queen Charlotte's Cottage


Built in 1772, the cottage served as a summer house for George III and his wife Queen Charlotte, and was used for family picnics when they were staying at Kew Palace. Maintained by the Historic Royal Palaces.

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Adult Ticket: From £12.25 (USD16.05) per ticket
Child Ticket: Free (USD0.00)
Concession Ticket: From £10.25 (USD13.43) per ticket

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Venue Details & Map

Queen Charlotte's Cottage

Royal Botanic Gardens Kew
+44 (0)20 8332 5655
Public transport:
Follow signposting for Royal Botanic Gardens - once inside the gardens, Queen Charlotte's Cottage is signposted.
Yelp Reviews

4.5 out of 5 based on 2 reviews

Top 2 reviews of Queen Charlotte's Cottage

5.0 out of 5 18 April 2016
by Josy A.

Queen Charlotte's Cottage is a perfect little hideaway in a corner of Kew gardens. The house itself is pretty cute, I especially like the walls painted with flowers by princess Elizabeth on the first floor. It all looks pretty lovely as a spot to come for a royal "picnic".

BUT...the best thing about the cottage is that it is set within an ancient bit of woodland that is carpeted with...more

4.0 out of 5 7 December 2007
by amethyst

A 'sister' building to Kew Palace, this adorable thatched cottage is where Queen Charlotte (wife of George III) went to escape the rigors of being surrounded by her 15 (yes, really!) children. You can see evidence of her artistic nature and try to imagine what it was like when she spent time here, in the 18th century, when she pioneered exotic animal species by bringing wallabies onto the...more

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