Kew Gardens Review 2012

Kew Gardens, named the Royal Botanic Gardens is considered a scientific institution that is dedicated to increasing the awareness of the kingdom of plants. Many contributions have been made as to how plant life benefits mankind. Kew Gardens is filled with many collections of botanical information, preserved and living plants, and plant products. It has created an encyclopaedia of the most indept information about the plant kingdom.

Kew Gardens was developed for the purpose of delivering a science-based facility that conserves plant life worldwide. Their business aim is to communicate information about fungal and plant subject matter to its stakeholders. Through science and research, this aim is made evident through the areas of horticulture, botany and biological interactions. It is interpreted to the public through Kew Gardens and offered as an amenity as well as an opportunity to learn more about plants. It is important that the global community is reached by way of their national and international partnership networks, education programmes and dissemination activities.



Kew Gardens was officially inscribed on 3 July 2003. A commited group of inspired visionaries have collaborated tirelessly over centuries to develop what is now known as Kew Gardens. These Royal Botanic Gardens are situated on 300 acres of a particular Thames bend in South-West London.

The rich heritage found in Kew Gardens stems from the scientific and conservation work of previous generations. Their concern with public enjoyment has encouraged the maintenance of the plants and their environments for future generations. Due to its World Heritage Site status, Kew Gardens has increased public awareness and invitations to experience all the dimensions of Kew.

On a tour of Kew Gardens, you can explore indoor galleries and massive Victorian glasshouses. Above the treetops are walking trails or take a relaxing guided bus tour aboard the Kew Explorer. The experienced guides at Kew Gardens will take your group into centuries past as they uncover 250 years of history and help you discover a wealth of information about the works of Kew Gardens. The guides will also take you through their most favored parts of the gardens and tailor a tour that is customised to your group. These guided tours are the best way to experience all the wonder of the plant world.

A popular Kew Gardens tour is the "Home Welcome" tree-top tour. There are two walkways that allow a walk among the tree-tops and under the ground for an ultimate UK experience. The Xstrata and Rhizotron Treetop Walkways offer views from the tree-tops that are literally breathtaking. On the Kew website you can view a virtual tour around the walkway and also share your favorite tree pics at the People's Arboretum.

Other Kew Garden attractions include family-friendly activities like, School Holiday Activities, Aquatic Displays, Treehouse Towers, and Climbers and Creepers. When you visit Kew Gardens you will experience a whole new world of amazing discoveries.

 

JH