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Evoking the sensation of a secret garden, the Royal Bota... - Secret World

Richmond TW9 3AB, Regno Unito

by Tiziana Maione
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Overview

Evoking the sensation of a secret garden, the Royal Botanic Gardens of Kew (to give the full title) has been wowing guests for well over a century and a half. With more than 30,000 different types of plants and one of the largest herbariums in the world; Kew Gardens are a listed UNESCO World Heritage site. The gardens effectively mix the old with the new, with features including the 1836 Nash Conservatory sitting proudly alongside the 2008 treetop walkway. Although the 1.35 million guests who visit Kew Gardens every year mean it’s hardly a secret,