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Nature in the heart of London
Kew Gardens (London)
Member Name: loveplanes
Kew Gardens (London)
Date: 15/01/10, updated on 11/06/10 (42 review reads)
Advantages: fantastic gardens and range of plants
Disadvantages: expensive to get in
I originally went to kew gardens on a school art trip and i have loved the place ever since. I have always loved nature and whats great about kew is that it is a haven for nature in the middle of central london.
So what are the kew gardens? Well quite simply a massive collection of flowers and gardens in the centre of london in the town of kew which is near Richmond. It has been around for quite a while now infact last year they celebrated their hundreth anniversary. They specialise in exotic plants and wildlife, some of which i had never seen before going. They have a range of buildings gardens and lakes which you can walk round and enjoy.
What is great about Kew is the diverse range of flowers from all over the world. There are two massive kind of greenhouses which hold thousands of plant. They are so big that there are even fully grown trees from the Amazon basin inside. There is also a cool tree-top walkway at the top of the greenhouse which you can walk around and under the whole thing is an exotic aquariem.
I love Kew it really inspired me when i was younger because they have such an amazing collection of flowers. I particlully like the venus fly tarp they had. I partically like who this amazing space of landscaped gardens and lakes is right in the centre of London. You can literally walk straight of the street into a paradise of fresh air and beautiful flowers.
I highly recommend a visit because it is a great place although from memory it is quite expensive to get in but you can get in for cheaper over the winter.
Summary: highly reccomended
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