400 color plates
9 1/2 x 7 1/2
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.