The Kew Souvenir Guide

Fourth Edition, Revised

Clive Langmead

Clive Langmead

Distributed for Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

96 pages | 400 color plates | 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 | © 2011
Paper $10.00 ISBN: 9781842464618 Published September 2012 For sale in Canada, Mexico, and the USA

Kew Gardens is both an important scientific institution and one of the United Kingdom’s best-loved visitor attractions. This extensive guidebook will help readers discover the Gardens’ many greenhouses, landscapes, and exhibits, enabling them to make the most of their visits. Fold out maps at the front and the back of the guide provide Kew’s top ten attractions and seasonal walks. The text is illustrated with beautiful photography of the Gardens, and includes chapters on Kew’s fascinating history, architecture, gardens, plants, wildlife, art, and science and conservation. This valuable guide is not only an ideal companion when visiting the Gardens, but also a wonderful souvenir keepsake.

Contents
Welcome to Kew
What to see at Kew

Glass Palaces
Royal Kew
Special Gardens
Trees at Kew
Water and Wildlife
Art at Kew
Science and Conservation

How Kew is funded / Become a friend
Kids’ Kew / Education
Seasonal Walks
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