Souvenir Guide - Fourth Edition

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Clive Langmead

Souvenir Guide - Fourth Edition
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Clive Langmead

Distributed for Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

96 pages | 200 color plates | 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 | © 2009
Paper $8.00 ISBN: 9781842464144 Published July 2010 For sale in Canada, Mexico, and the USA

Kew Gardens is one of the most beloved places in the entire United Kingdom and an extremely popular destination for visitors from abroad. This guidebook is the perfect preparation for a visit: its fold-out maps present a variety of seasonal walks and point out the ten most popular attractions in the gardens, while chapters on Kew’s history, architecture, plants, wildlife, art, science, and conservation give a fully rounded picture of the gardens and the variety of activities and research they support. The book’s abundant illustrations reveal the many varying pleasures that Kew offers to visitors of all ages in all seasons, an incomparable treasure for plant-lovers and garden enthusiasts.

Contents

Welcome
What to see at Kew

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

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

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