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The Royal Botanic Gardens – Kew At Christmas

Seasonal illuminations light up Kew after dark
26 November to 3 January 5pm to 10pm
A glittering new trail for 2014

Christmas at Kew is a unique night-time experience. Guided by snowflakes, you follow a new one-mile glittering trail as it winds its way through the world-famous botanic gardens in a magical after dark experience.

This year you'll find giant light sculptures, the Tunnel of LIghts, Mistletoe Moments and much more. With Christmas trees, festive treats and music along the way, you'll have the perfect Christmas experience.

Event details:
5pm to 10pm (Closed on 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 24 and 25 December 2014). Timed entrance between 5pm and 8.15pm.
Venue: Main entrance - Victoria Gate. Tickets with pre-paid parking - entrance at Brentford Gate. Entry price excludes Santa’s Snowflake Grotto and rides.

Christmas by day

Christmas is also a lovely time to visit Kew during the day, so if you are booking Christmas at Kew in the evening, why not make the most of our special day time ticket price of £7.

During the day, you can explore the beautiful gardens in their entirety, enjoying the winter landscape, glasshouses, galleries and restaurants. Santa will be on site to meet younger visitors and there will be a festive fairground. Royal Botanic Gardens
Kew, Richmond
Surrey TW9 3AB
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Tel+44 (0)20 8332 5655
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Kew Gardens - Palm House lights
Santa’s Snowflake Grotto
Make time for a memorable visit with Santa in the Snowflake Grotto.
• Santa’s Snowflake Grotto (closed on 4, 13 & 20 December and all dates following Christmas Day)
• 5pm to 9pm, Located in the Princess of Wales Conservatory. • £4 per child.

Christmas rides

Soak up the playful atmosphere at White Peaks where the Victorian carousel, family rides and Tree Top Towers outdoor adventure playground provide fun for the young ones.
• 5pm to 9.30pm, Located next to the White Peaks cafe.
• £2 per ride.

Festive treats
Keep warm under the stars with a mulled wine, spiced cider, or hot chocolate as the aroma of roasting chestnuts and toasting marshmallows tempts you to enjoy tasty treats and other traditional fayre. Why not browse Kew’s well-stocked shops of carefully selected gifts and have Christmas all wrapped up.

Kew Christmas ice rink - Not being held in 2010
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