Covering over 320 acres and situated on the banks of the River Thames, Kew Gardens is conveniently located just 6.5 miles from central London and provides an alluring retreat from the city. With over 30,000 different species of plants, Kew’s living collection is the largest and most comprehensive in the world, making TW9 the world’s most plant bio-diverse postcode. There are over 40 different listed buildings and structures within the Gardens housing a selection of Kew’s living plant specimens, as well as the world famous Economic Botany Collection. Today our buildings are used for such diverse purposes as art galleries, exhibition spaces, education centres, restaurants and event venues.

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Weddings at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Kew Gardens, a World Heritage Site, has a variety of stunning wedding venues set within 320 acres of world-renowned botanical gardens.

Cambridge Cottage with its own private gardens, has two large function rooms suitable for intimate wedding ceremonies and receptions.
The stunning Nash Conservatory is licenced for civil ceremonies for up to 200 guests and the magnificent Orangery is ideal for large receptions.
For a unique experience, the Princess of Wales Conservatory is a living glasshouse where guests may hold an event surrounded by an array of tropical plants and trees.

Christmas at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

We are delighted to offer you the exclusive opportunity to host your Christmas entertaining in the grounds of our UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Our Christmas offer includes the exclusive hire of Cambridge Cottage or the Orangery, set within our world renowned 320 acre botanic gardens, with capacity up to 200 guests.
We also offer the option of incorporating the entry to the illuminated Christmas light trail, to make your event even more special.

Rooms in the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Cambridge Cottage

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Cambridge Cottage, a former royal residence, is an elegant listed building set within its own private gardens. It offers an exclusive classical setting for corporate and private events throughout the year.

Nash Conservatory

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The Nash Conservatory is the oldest of the 19th Century glasshouses at Kew. Originally built within the grounds of Buckingham Palace, this classical conservatory now provides a unique and versatile event space for both daytime and evening events.

Banks Building

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The Sir Joseph Banks Building is a striking subterranean space that is perfect for both daytime and evening events. Large windows within the main room fill the venue with natural light, which provides a tranquil setting with an excess of natural daylight.


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The Orangery is a stunning 18th Century venue featuring high ceilings and arched windows overlooking its own private terrace. One of Kew’s most striking buildings, the Orangery is ideal for exclusive evening events year round.

Orangery Conference Room


The Orangery Conference Room is a contemporary space within the main Orangery building and is ideal for small daytime corporate events

Marianne North Gallery


Originally opened in 1882, the Marianne North Gallery houses the only permanent solo exhibition by a female artist in Britain and offers a spectacular setting for private evening functions. Beautifully restored in 2008, the Gallery houses tier upon tier of painting of flowers, plants, animals and landscapes.