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Bombay Sapphire Distillery Tour

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Learn about the history of gin on this behind-the-scenes Bombay Sapphire Distillery tour. Walk through the twin greenhouses that grow examples of the 10 botanical ingredients found in the world-famous Bombay Sapphire gin and taste samples during a guided tour of the Dakin Still House. Complete your tour with an included delicious cocktail at the Mill Bar.

  • Bombay Sapphire Distillery tour
  • See where the world-famous gin is made
  • Taste and smell examples of gin’s 10 botanicals in the Dry Room
  • Choose between a guided and self-guided tour upon booking
bombay sapphire london dry gin
Bombay Sapphire London Dry Gin

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What to Expect from the Bombay Sapphire Distillery Tour

Once a mill that produced paper for the Bank of England, the site dates back to the 10th century.

Walk into the courtyard to admire Victorian architecture and stroll around the distillery, stopping at the interactive audio points. Learn about the history of the area, of gin in general, and of Bombay Sapphire in particular.

Visit the twin greenhouses that contain live samples of the 10 botanicals found in the world-famous gin. In the Botanical Dry Room, smell and taste dried examples of these signature botanicals; choose your favourite to help inform your choice of cocktail later.

Go behind the scenes in the Dakin Still House, listening to your host explain the vapour infusion process.

Bombay Sapphire Cocktail mixed by barkeeper
Bombay Sapphire Cocktail mixed by the barkeeper

Discover the ten striking botanicals infused into every drop of Bombay Sapphire Gin in the Glasshouses with an insight into Heatherwick Studios’ inspired design. Your host will then help you navigate the Botanical Dry Room, a sensory experience to uncover your flavour preferences. You’ll discover the rare vapour infusion distillation process which makes Bombay Sapphire gin so exquisite before your host leaves you to enjoy a cocktail from our menu, selected using your flavour preferences.

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bombay sapphire twin green houses
Bombay Sapphire Twin Greenhouses

What’s included in the Distillery tour:

  • Distillery host to guide you
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Entry, admission to the Distillery
  • Cocktail
  • Gratuities (Not Included)
  • Shuttle service tickets (Not Included)
distillery host to guiding visitors
Distillery Host Guiding Visitors

How to Reach Bombay Sapphire Distillery?

The Bombay Sapphire Distillery is about 62 miles or less than 100 km away from Central London. Be prepared to reserve around 4-5 hours of your day for this tour.

Address is:

Bombay Sapphire Distillery

Laverstoke Mill, London Rd,

Whitchurch RG28 7NR,

United Kingdom

Travel by Car

In case you have a car, you can take the M3 or M4 to reach the Distillery in around 1 hour and 50 mins from Central London. This time varies from origin location to location.

Travel by Public Transport

You can also reach the Bombay Sapphire Distillery by taking public transport. Compared to a personal Car you can reach a little earlier if planned well. You can plan your journey with Trainline and Stage Coach Bus.

  1. First, you will have to book your train from any London station to Basingstoke which you can book from here.
  2. From Basingstoke, you will have to take a bus from Bus stand X which is opposite “The Mall”. You can plan and book your Bus from Stagecoach Bus by clicking “here

For your reference, we have shared the Google map below for you to help in planning your Distillery tour.

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How long is the Bombay Sapphire tour

The tour generally takes 1 hour and 30 minutes to complete. The timing varies depending on how long you spend at the bar. 🙂

We suggest not rushing and enjoying food and Bombay Sapphire cocktails at “The Mill Café” and “The Mill Bar”

Additional Information about the Tour:

  • You’ll receive confirmation at the time of the booking
  • The minimum drinking age is 18 years (under 18 must be accompanied at all times by an adult)
  • Do not wear open-toed shoes or high heels to the distillery
  • You will have to do a little walking and there are some uneven surfaces
  • Wheelchair accessible – manual wheelchairs are available to book on request
  • Operates in all weather conditions and parts of the tour are outside, please dress appropriately
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • As of 1st April 2022, the Bombay Sapphire Distillery will be going cashless and only card payments or contactless payments will be accepted at Laverstoke Mill
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 4 travellers

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bombay sapphire gin
Bombay Sapphire Gin

Bombay Sapphire Distillery The Gin Shop

At the end of your distillery tour, you can hang out and shop for some of the delicious Bombay Sapphire gin for yourself or gift it to your family and friends. You can buy customised cocktail accessories, glasses, ingredients and gift hampers.

bombay sapphire distillery gin shop
Bombay Sapphire Distillery Gin Shop

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Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Please be aware that any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

Christmas Lights Tour by Open Top Vintage Bus

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Step onto a charming Christmas Lights Tour by Open Top Vintage Bus, festooned with holiday decorations, and enjoy a distinctive view of London’s landmarks and festive lights. The Christmas Lights Tour by Open Top Vintage Bus promises a truly spectacular experience, making it an essential highlight of the festive season in London. Don’t overlook this remarkable opportunity to witness the city adorned in holiday splendour from the comfort of this classic bus. It’s an unforgettable journey, providing a unique and enchanting way to embrace the magic of Christmas in the bustling heart of London.

Christmas Lights Tour by Bus highlights

  • Enjoy the magnificent Christmas lights of London aboard an open-top bus
  • Admire the lights of Oxford Street and the window displays at Harrods
  • Listen to an amusing commentary that brings London to life by our expert London tour guide

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Christmas Lights in London

Every year, starting from November, London adorns itself with beautiful Christmas lights, and this year will be no exception. You can graciously glide around the ice rinks, get lost in the festive markets, and admire the light displays throughout the streets of London. It’s a fantastic time of the year which no one should miss by sitting at home. The weather should not deter you from going out. For London tourists, viewing this spectacle of Christmas lights in beautifully decorated London is a sheer treat.

Vintage Routemaster Bus

Experience London during the most beautiful time of the year aboard an original 1960s Routemaster bus. These buses, which operated from 1956 to 1968, were a public sensation; however, they had to be taken off the road due to non-compliance with the Disability Discrimination Act of 1995. Despite this, around 1,230 buses are still operational privately and have been modified with public safety in mind. Surely, you wouldn’t want to miss the opportunity to ride on a classic British icon and witness the Christmas lights from the vantage point of this iconic bus’s rooftop.

Your Vintage Bus Tour Guide

Your English-speaking tour guide will welcome you and take you to your preferred seat. And once everyone is boarded, the tour will start. Listen to the interesting commentary from the guide as they show you the best of the city’s Christmas lights and decorations. Journey along a specially designed route with your tour guide who will crack the impression of the British tight upper lip and have you and your small group laughing across the capital.

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Bus Tour Route

Get in the spirit and witness the finest seasonal decorations. Take up to 75 minutes immersing yourself in the iconic and astounding landmarks of London, all adorned in festive sparkle. Explore the shop windows of Oxford Street, pass by the renowned Harrods department store, and much more. While strolling around, you might miss some of the London Christmas lights, but on this tour, you’ll have the opportunity to view them all from the top of the bus, with spectacular views exclusively for you to behold and for your cameras to capture.

What’s included in the Tour

  • Live English-speaking tour guide
  • Transport by Vintage Bus/Coach
  • Food and drinks (not included)

Meeting point for the Vintage bus Christmas lights tour

The designated meeting location may differ based on the selected booking option.

Meeting Point Option 1: Victoria Departure

Please see the Google Maps below for you to plan your travel to the meeting point:

Meeting Point Option 2: Victoria Departure

Start your tour at the Golden Tours tourist bus stop. Look out for Jubilee Park and Garden on Belvedere Road, which is opposite the London Eye. There you will see Golden Tours’ blue buses.

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Important Information regarding your tour

  • Seats are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Please be prepared for bad weather conditions

If you’re in search of an exclusive London Christmas lights experience, consider our Traditional Private Black Cab Tour, featuring a personalized journey through the enchanting Christmas lights of London. Immerse yourself in the festive spirit with this private tour, ensuring a unique and memorable exploration of the city’s holiday charm.

 

Royal High Tea at Kensington Palace Tour

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Experience the original Royal High Tea at Kensington Palace tour. Enjoy traditional sandwiches, cakes & scones on the grounds of the Palace by the Diana Statue. First, we stroll around Kensington Gardens & learn of its long history. Furthermore, we will see the beautiful gardens Albert created for his wife Queen Victoria & take in the spectacular views as we approach the Palace where Prince Harry and William grew up. We will then experience the full splendour of High Tea on the Palace grounds and give you personal insights into the royal family and the fascinating history of Britain’s national drink and the ceremony of afternoon tea.

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About British High Tea

High tea is a classically British thing, and there are few places better to enjoy this cultural experience than Kensington Palace, Kensington Gardens, London W8 4PX. With this regal outing, you enjoy high tea as it’s meant to be: savour on sandwiches, taste cakes and scones, and stroll through the palace grounds once you’re done. With your guide, you learn about Hyde Park, see gardens created by Prince Albert, hear the history of Britain’s favourite beverage and of course enjoy and savour Kensington Palace afternoon tea.

  • Enjoy high tea, snacks, and a tour with this Kensington Palace experience
  • Uncover culture as you learn about traditional afternoon tea from your guide
  • Get the royal treatment—snacks, tea, and Kensington Gardens stroll included
  • Avoid getting lost with a guide to escort you from Queensway Station.
  • Duration of the tour – 2 hours approx.

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kensington palace afternoon tea
Kensington Palace Afternoon Tea

Royal High Tea at Kensington Palace Tour Itinerary

  1. Meet at Queensway Underground Station – We will meet you outside the Queensway Underground Station. Please wait outside the station at the entrance (not the exit) next to the red phone box and red post box.
  2. Kensington Gardens – We stroll through the gardens and your guide will outline the history of Hyde Park from 1066 to the current day. We will see the beautiful gardens Prince Albert created for his wife Queen Victoria and take in the spectacular views as we approach the Palace where Prince Harry and William grew up whilst also discovering the statue of their late mother, Princess Diana, which stands in the mesmerizing sunken garden.
  3. Italian Gardens – We will discover the site with historical insights further
  4. Round Pond – During the stroll through Kensington Gardens, learn about its royal history.
  5. Kensington Palace – Afterward, sit down and enjoy a selection of Sandwiches, cakes, tea, and coffee in Kensington Pavilion opposite Diana’s memorial garden. This tour does not include entry to Kensington Palace.

Duration of the Tour – 2 hours Approx.

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Beautiful Princess Diana Memorial Garden
Beautiful Princess Diana Memorial Garden

What’s Included in the Royal High Tea Tour

  • Tea at the Pavilion of Kensington Palace – Next to the Palace
  • Sandwiches, cakes and scones to select from
  • Fun Knowledgable Guide
  • Private Transport (Not Included)
  • Entry to the Kensington Palace (Not Included)
union jack pastry muffins at kensington palace high tea
Union Jack Pastry Muffins at Kensington Palace High Tea

Meeting Point and Pickup

Meeting point

Queensway tube station London, UK Open in Google Maps below:

IMPORTANT: WE ONLY MEET AT THE MEETING POINT Queensway Tube Station – We meet outside of Queensway Underground Station – There is only 1 Entrance (Next to the Chinese Restaurant) – Please wait outside the station (next to the red phone box)

The endpoint of the Tour

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

Other useful notes to keep in mind

  • Duration of the Tour – 2 hours approx.
  • All Food and Beverage Services includes Service Charge.
  • The tour itself does not include any gratuities and is entirely at your discretion.
  • Alcohol is not included.
  • A drinks menu is available when you visit for a supplementary cost.
  • The Palace Tea Room can be closed at short notice.  In these rare cases, we arrange for High Tea in a prestigious alternative venue.
  • All our experiences are LGBTQ+ friendly
  • Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for those that find walking difficult
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers

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Hope you enjoy this magnificent High tea tour. The palace not only looks stunning but the stroll around the garden is magical.  It is indeed an experience worth going with a special one or with family. Finally, check out our tours to enjoy exemplary London tours.

Christmas Party Dinner Cruise

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Get into the festive spirit and celebrate Christmas as you sail along, taking in London’s iconic skyline. Enjoy a traditional 3-course meal on the board. Get your dancing shoes on as the onboard DJ plays a selection of Christmas classics and contemporary hits.

Board your boat for the evening at Westminster Pier and enjoy a welcome glass of sparkling wine. The boat departs Westminster and sets sail towards Canary Wharf, passing by a selection of London’s most iconic landmarks and attractions along the way. Pose for photos with your friends and family as you admire the Tower of London, Lastminute.com London Eye, The Shard, Tower Bridge, Cutty Sark, and more, lit up against the backdrop of the city. After some sightseeing, it’s time to head inside where a festive 3-course meal is served.

Enjoy a tasty salmon starter and delicious roast turkey main, followed by an indulgent chocolate dessert. Dinner is accompanied by a half-bottle of wine per person, but you can keep the drinks flowing all night long at the onboard bar. Once you’re full up from dinner, get your dancing shoes on and dance the night away as the onboard DJ plays a selection of iconic Christmas hits as well as contemporary tracks.

This is the perfect boat party to celebrate Christmas in style and get yourself well and truly into the Christmas spirit. Surely you don’t want to miss out on a spectacular timeout with your friends and family at the Christmas party dinner cruise. Amazing time and experience are guaranteed.

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Dinner at Christmas Party Cruise
Dinner at Christmas Party Cruise

Christmas Party Dinner Cruise Highlights

  • Celebrate Christmas in style on a cruise of the River Thames
  • Dine on a deliciously festive 3-course meal
  • Admire London’s famous skyline on a 4-hour cruise
  • Dance the night away to a selection of Christmas classics
Enjoy christmas party dinner at cruise
Enjoy a Christmas party dinner at the cruise

What Included in the Dinner Cruise

  • 4-hour cruise
  • Welcome glass of sparkling wine
  • 3-course traditional festive dinner menu followed by tea/coffee
  • Half a bottle of wine per person
  • DJ and dancing
  • Onboard bar as per request

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Important Information about the Dinner Cruise

  • This cruise requires a smart-casual/festive dress code
  • Guests will be seated at tables of 10, which are located in very close proximity to each other, perfect for the festive spirit.
  • Bookings of less than 10 customers will be sharing a table
  • Boarding: 18.30 for 19:00 departure and 18:45 for 19:15 departure.

How to Reach the Christmas Party Dinner Cruise?

Staff will be at City Cruises’ Westminster Pier to direct you to the correct boarding point. Please arrive 20 minutes before the departure time: Westminster Pier, Victoria Embankment, London SW1A 2JH, UK

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Check Christmas Dinner Cruise Availability

It’s always better to plan your Dinner cruise well in advance. Chances are that the event will get sold out knowing its popularity. We recommend checking the availability below to plan and book the dinner cruise.

 

Kuwait City to London tour packages

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Looking for Kuwait City to London tour packages? Look no further. We have got you covered here by sharing all the relevant information you will need to book your memorable London tour. London is one of the most beautiful cities to visit any time of the year. No wonder London city is one of the most visited cities by Kuwaitis in western Europe. Nearly 70% of Kuwaitis visit London for holidays. London is unmissable and known for its shopping, food and nightlife and is one of the best in Europe.

Visa for London from Kuwait City

To have a memorable London tour, you will have to first check if you need a visa to travel to London. The UK introduced an Electronic Visa Waiver (EVW) for Kuwaiti passport holders in 2016. Please read below if you are eligible for the Electronic Visa Waiver scheme or will have to apply for the standard visa to travel to the UK.

Visa requirements for Kuwaiti Nationals

Kuwaiti nationals may not be required to apply for a UK visa if they are travelling to the UK for:

  • Tourism
  • Studies
  • Medical Treatment
  • Business

Eligible Kuwaiti nationals can apply for the Electronic Visa waiver (EVW) for the UK, by submitting the online application form. Visitors can use the EVW instead of a visa to enter the UK for periods of up to 6 months. This process has been designed to simplify the process of obtaining authorization to enter the UK. To apply for the Electronic Visa waiver (EVW) for Kuwaiti nationals please “Click Here” To apply for the UK EVW, you will need the following documents:

  • your current passport
  • an address in the UK where you will stay
  • details of your journey, including departure and arrival dates and times

Latest News: Going forward from 22 February 2024 onwards, Kuwaiti Nationals will need an Electronic Travel Authorisation (ETA) if they are travelling to the UK. Click here to know more. 

Visa requirements for Kuwaiti residents

As has been noted, Kuwaiti residents who are non-nationals will need to apply for a UK visa before travelling to the UK. There are various types of UK visas available. To know more about how to apply for a London tourist visa check out our detailed post on applying for a London Visa here. You can also book an appointment for a visa by going to the link here: Contact GOV.UK and you will have to go in person once you have booked an appointment at the Kuwait Visa application centre.

Following is the Visa Office application centre address here:

UK Visa Application Centre 28th Floor, Arraya Centre, Sharq, Al Shaheed Street, Kuwait City, Kuwait View on Google Maps below:

Visa Application Centre Opening Hours:

Business hours Sunday – Thursday 09:00 – 17:00
Application Submission Sunday – Thursday 09:00 – 16:00
Passport collection hours Sunday – Thursday 16:00 – 17:00

Visa Application Centre Opening Days:

Holidays Date Day
New Year’s Day 02-Jan-22 Sunday
National Day 27-Feb-22 Sunday
Prophet’s Ascension 28-Feb-22 Monday
Eid Al Fitr Holidays 01-May-22 Sunday
Eid Al Fitr Holidays 02-May-22 Monday
Eid Al Fitr Holidays 03-May-22 Tuesday
Eid al- Adha 10-Jul-22 Sunday
Eid al- Adha 11-Jul-22 Monday
Eid al- Adha 12-Jul-22 Tuesday
Islamic New Year 30-Jul-22 Saturday
Prophet’s Birthday 08-Oct-22 Saturday

What to carry on the Visa appointment day

Also on the visa appointment day, you will need to carry the following documents:

  1. Printout of the Appointment Confirmation letter confirming the details of your appointment – Received from VFS Global
  2. Valid passport or travel document with at least 1 page that is blank on both sides
  3. Printout of your checklist – From your completed application on GOV.UK
  4. Supporting Documents – If you have not uploaded your documents online, you will need to bring them with you to the Visa Application Centre. Please refer to UKVI guidelines for your visa type for the documents you must provide. Documents should be sized, sorted and separated according to the supporting documents guidelines, to ensure swift processing at the Visa Application Centre.

Flight tickets from Kuwait City to London

The distance between Kuwait City and London is about 5,876 KM. A direct flight from Kuwait City to London will take about 6 hours and 20 mins. But, in case of unavailability, there are connecting flights as well. For instance, Turkish Airlines will go first to Istanbul and then from Istanbul to London. The best airline and most frequent departure from Kuwait City to London Heathrow is Kuwait Airways. There are 19-20 weekly flights from Kuwait City to London. This makes taking flights from Kuwait City to London a seamless experience and ticket prices are reasonable as well. You can also book your Kuwait City to London flights from Jazeera Airways below: 

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Jazeera Airways

Nearly 68% of the flight’s departures are from Kuwait Airways then 29% from British Airways and then 3% from Jazeera Airways. In case you don’t want to travel to London Heathrow (LHR) there is a direct service from Jazeera Airways which directly goes from Kuwait City to London Stansted Airport (STN). Jazeera Airways flights take off from Terminal 4 of Kuwait International Airport Ahmad al-Jaber Air Base (KWI). British Airways flights take off from Terminal 1 of Kuwait International Airport Ahmad al-Jaber Air Base (KWI). 

To check out the latest flight between Kuwait City and London you can search with our Partner Skyscanner below:

 

Top London hotels to stay in for Kuwaiti Tourists

However, once you are done with the visa formalities and flight booking, you will need to sort out the hotel booking. London has the most beautiful and highest number of 5-star hotels in the world with 75 hotels in total. Surpassing Dubai which has 61 5-star hotels. The top 10 London hotels as per travel and leisure in 2022 are as follows:

S.No Hotel Name Score  
1 Shangri-La the Shard, London 97.86 Check Availability
2 The Goring, Belgravia 96.55 Check Availability
3 The Connaught, Westminster 95.79 Check Availability
4 The Lanesborough, Oetker Collection 95.50 Check Availability
5 Kimpton Fitzroy London 95.24 Check Availability
6 Claridge’s, Mayfair 94.60 Check Availability
7 The Savoy, Strand 93.63 Check Availability
8 Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park 92.95 Check Availability
9 Four Seasons Hotel London, Park Lane 92.50 Check Availability
10 Rosewood London 92.39 Check Availability

In addition to that, if you are looking for other specific London hotels you can search and book below basis availability:

Best London tour packages for Kuwaiti tourists

When you reach London there are many fantastic London tours you can book, for instance. We have listed our top-selling London tours below:

1. London Eye Ticket with Fast-Track Option

Fast track option for a perfect Lastminute London Eye experience! With fast-track entry for your standard flight in a shared pod, you get to skip the majority of the queue.

 

London Eye Pod from outside
London Eye Pod from outside

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2. Big Bus Hop On Hop Off London Tour

See the sights of London aboard an open-top, double-decker Big Bus as you admire 360-degree views of top attractions and listen to the captivating commentary.

big bus London hop on hop off tour of London
Big Bus London hop on hop off tour of London

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3. Warner Bros. Studio: The Making of Harry Potter with Luxury Round-Trip Transport from London

Step into the mystical world of Harry Potter™ with a behind-the-scenes visit to Warner Bros. Studio London. With luxury round-trip transport from London Victoria to the north London studios included, this 7-hour experience enables you to discover the magic of the Harry Potter films without any hassle.

warner bros studio the making of harry potter with luxury round trip in London
warner bros studio the making of harry potter with a Luxury round trip to London

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In case you are unable to find the right tour package for yourself you can browse our tours section to see more existing London tour packages.

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The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew Admission Ticket

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When in London, you don’t want to miss the fresh and fragrant air of “The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew”. Stroll along a walkway high up in the treetops, and explore acres of gardens under glass. Step inside a royal palace, discover galleries of botanical art and experience 250 years of royal history at Kew Gardens, London’s largest World Heritage Site.

About The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

Enjoy a full day out at Kew Gardens, London’s largest UNESCO World Heritage Site, located just 30 minutes from central London by Underground and Overground trains. Your ticket includes entry to 326 acres of gardens, 3 art galleries, a treetop walkway, and Kew Palace.  Step inside Kew Palace and explore a beautiful royal retreat comprising the bedrooms of princesses, an intimate dining room, and the newly restored Georgian Royal Kitchens. The site also includes extensive gardens under glass that support a variety of plant life year-round.

See the giant lily pads in the Waterlily House, then experience an alluring rainforest in the Palm House. Afterwards, travel through 10 climate zones in the Princess of Wales Conservatory.  Other highlights include the Arboretum. Standing 17 meters tall and constructed from 170,000 aluminium parts and 1,000 LED lights, the Hive structure mimics the visual and sound effects of an actual beehive in Kew Gardens.

Learn all about the extraordinary life of bees, and the vital role they play in the health of the planet. And finally, round off your visit at one of the site’s cafes and restaurants that serve hot meals and classic afternoon teas (not included).

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Kew Gardens
Kew Gardens

The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew Ticket Details:

  • Free cancellation up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
  • Covid-19 precautions- Special health and safety measures apply.
  • Reserve now & pay later- Reserve now & pay later to book your spot without any charges today.
  • Mobile ticketing- Use your phone or print your voucher
  • Valid 1-day check availability to see starting times.
  • Instant confirmation
  • Wheelchair accessible

Experience Highlights

  • Explore London’s largest UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Experience the fascinating rainforest in the Palm House
  • Take a walk in the treetops, 18 meters above ground level
  • Learn about the extraordinary life of bees at The Hive
  • Admire a collection of over 14’000 trees at the Arboretum

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What’s included with The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew Admission Ticket?

  • Admission to Kew Gardens
  • Free walking tours that take place at least twice daily, subject to availability
  • Map and seasonal highlights guide
  • Food and drinks
  • Explorer train

Covid-19 precautions:  Safety measures in place

  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce the crowds

Meeting point:

Arrive at any entrance to Kew Gardens. Check out the Google map location below:

By Train: The closest entrance to Kew Gardens station (Underground and Overground trains) is Victoria Gate, located on Kew Road, Postcode: TW9 3JR.

By Bus: Following buses will go to Kew Gardens from all around London. Additionally, you can check our “Getting Around in London” section to reach Kew Gardens.

Route 65 stops close to Lion Gate, Elizabeth Gate, and Victoria Gate.

Route 110 stops near Kew Gardens station and Elizabeth Gate.

Routes 237 and 267 stop at Kew Bridge station.

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Additional information:

Please remember the following before booking your The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew Admission Tickets:

  • Kew Gardens is fully wheelchair accessible with an elevator giving access to the upper floors of Kew Palace
  • All children aged 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult
  • Kew Palace is closed during winter, please check before purchasing your admission ticket.
  • Kew Gardens is closed on 24 and 25 December.
  • Free walking tours take place at least twice daily, subject to availability