Designed by Sir William Chambers, this elegant grade I listed plant house in Kew Gardens is home to a restaurant and cafe.
The tiny and irresistibly steamy Waterlily House shelters the gigantic Victoria cruziana waterlily, whose vast pads can support the...
Queen Charlotte’s Cottage
This idyllic, thatched cottage in the southwest of Kew Gardens was popular with ‘mad’ George III and his wife; the carpets of bluebells...
In a line of small riverside cottages facing wooded Oliver's Island (where Cromwell is alleged to have taken refuge), this excellent...
White Peaks Cafe
Handy cafe located in Kew Gardens serving hot food, homemade pies and quiches plus kid's menus.
Kew Palace information
The smallest of the royal palaces, red-brick Kew Palace in Kew Gardens is a former royal residence once known as Dutch House, built in 1631. It was the favourite home of George III and his family; his wife, Queen Charlotte, died here in 1818. Next to the palace, the Royal Kitchens have been reopened after lying dormant for two centuries.