GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Kew Gardens Walk

2 miles (4 km)

Visit the most popular paid entry garden in the UK on this walk in Greater London. Kew has a series of well laid out footpaths running for several miles around the expansive site. It has the world's largest collection of living plants witha herbarium which has overseven millionpreserved plant specimens. Highlights include the fantastic Treetop walkway which takes you into the tree canopy of the Kew woodland. The Sackler Crossing bridge across the large lake and the wonderful Bamboo Garden are also must sees. You can virtually explore the gardens using the street view link below!
The gardens are located on the River Thames so you could extend your walk by picking up the Thames Path and heading towards nearby Richmond or Chiswick. Here you will find the splendid Marble Hill Park. Syon Park is also just opposite and is another good option.


TW9 3AB - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

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Kew Gardens OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Kew Gardens Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

On the other side of the river you can pick up the Grand Union Canal Walk and follow it north to its confluence with the River Brent. Here you can pick up the Brent River Park Walk and follow the riverside trail through Ealing to Perivale. There's some nice riverside parks and a series of weirs on the way.
The popular Crane Park is located nearby in Twickenham. The peaceful park includes an informative visitor centre, cafe, woodland trails along the River Crane, lots of wildlife and the interesting 18th century Shot Tower. Just north of here you can also reach the historic Cranford Country Park on the riverside trail.
For more walking ideas in the area see the London Walks page.


Kew Gardens Palm House, London - July 2009

A view across the gardens to the Palm House inKew Gardens, in London, England. This is a 4 segment panoramic image. Visible in the foreground of thepalm houseare some of the replicas of theQueen's Beasts: the Yale of Beaufort, the Red Dragon of Wales, the White Horse of Hanover, the Unicorn of Scotland, and the Griffin of Edward III.

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (48648452416)

Summer Sun Dale Chihuly Blown Glass and Steel

London Kew Gardens Japanese Part pano 5

Japanese Gardens

London - Kew Gardens Mediterranean Garden

Mediterranean Garden


GPS Files

GPX File

Kew Gardens.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Download Linked File)

Memory Map Route

Kew Gardens.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Download Linked File)