Gardens is an internationally recognised highly successful
scientific research institution and a major visitor attraction
with World Heritage Site status. With global partners Kew
Gardens is helping to secure a future for some of the most
threatened species and habitats. With over 300 acres there
is so much to see at Kew. Explore glasshouses, landscapes
and 250 years of history at the world's most famous garden.
Climb to the treetops (Kew's Rhizotron and Xstrata Treetop
Walkway), delve into rainforest or discover more on a guided
at Kew are looking into the use of DNA technology to help
analyse and restore areas of land that have been harmed
or destroyed. This is part of Kew's new research programme
in restoration ecology that will reach around the world.
Recognised as a UNESCO
World Heritage Site in 2003, Kew's rich horticultural and
scientific history is interwoven with royal heritage and
its historic importance.