Away from the high streets with their Christmas lights, there are the large parks that fill their gardens and trees with winter lighting displays.
About the Kew GardensHuge enclosed garden laid out in Victorian times and is now half research centre and half visitor attraction.
Notable for the large Victorian era iron and glass greenhouses, the largest in London.
Also, there are a number of other attractions, including the tree height walkway, a pagoda, numerous themed gardens and the riverside walk.
Expect to spend at least half a day inside to get value for the entry price.
IMPORTANT - Although venues are reopening, their hours may differ from normal, and most now need prebooking before you visit.
Link to Kew Gardens's website
Royal Botanic Gardens,
Exhibitions open at the moment
£17.50 Japan at Kew Gardens
Come to Kew Gardens this autumn to explore the fascinating plants, art and culture of Japan.
10am to 4pm
Closing soon Sun, 31st October
Exhibitions opening soon
£26.50 Christmas at Kew
The annual after-dark festivities with family and friends, as you discover sparkling tunnels of light, dancing waterside reflections, and trees drenched in jewel-like colour on your way to the panoramic Palm House light display.
Open from Wed 17th November to Sun 9th January 2022
Kew Gardens Map
Fequently asked questions
What's the nearest railway station to Kew Gardens
The nearest station is Kew Gardens which is 0.3 miles away.
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