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Kew Gardens

Kew Gardens

The world famous Royal Botanic Gardens. Just think about it; a royal palace with heaps of history, an entirely beautiful setting with utterly gorgeous gardens – could there be a better venue for a fairytale wedding or for any sophisticated and professional private or corporate event?

These iconic buildings offer flexible hire; you may wish to use more than one venue, or to take advantage of some great team building opportunities and corporate packages. There are 8 stunning venues to choose from at Kew Gardens, none will fail to impress your guests, from the grand Kew Palace and the Royal Kitchens to the rare orchids and free roaming Chinese Water Dragons of the Princess of Wales Conservatory.

It goes without saying that these incredible, unique venues provide the perfect setting for any private celebration or a truly magical wedding. Just imagine the photographic opportunities in these glorious surroundings! Select from a wide array of Kew approved suppliers for your catering, entertainment, production and audio-visual requirements.

Located in Richmond, Surrey, Kew Gardens is conveniently situated with good access to all transport links, and offers a range of eateries.

Kew Gardens Map
Venue Kew Gardens
Capacity 400 guests
Address Kew Green
Greater London
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Packages (4)

Kew Gardens - Christmas Parties

Christmas Parties

  • Guests: 200 max
  • Price from: £75.00 per person
  • Description & Details

    Kew Gardens are delighted to offer you the exclusive opportunity to host your Christmas entertaining. With the choice of Grade listed historical venues along with a delicious menu, you can be assured that you and your guests will never forget your experience at Kew. This winter, Kew will open their doors after-dark for you to discover an illuminated trail through their enchanted winter landscape. Explore the one mile illuminated trail, from the delicate and twinkling to the grand and spectacular, where Kew's much loved landmarks are brought to life as you have never seen them before Kew Gardens Christmas entertaining packages include; Exclusive hire of the Orangery or Cambridge Cottage Three course dinner or bowl food menus Various drinks packages Option to add on a pre-dinner drinks reception in a tropical glass house or tickets to the Illuminated trail Please contact the Kew Events Team for further information.

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Kew Gardens - Corporate Day Delegate Packages

Corporate Day Delegate Packages

  • Guests: 250 max (minimum numbers apply)
  • Price from: £60.00 per person + vat
  • Description & Details

    Corporate Day Delegate Packages are available from £60 plus VAT per person, with minimum numbers applying. These packages are available for Cambridge Cottage and the Sir Joseph Banks Building. Cambridge cottage is an elegant, former royal residence, consisting of two large function rooms which open onto its own private lawn. It is capable of accommodating up to 56 cabaret style and 100 guests theatre style, and is available for both day and evening hire. The Sir Joseph Banks Building is a striking, subterranean space with large windows overlooking the surrounding lake at water level, providing a tranquil setting. The building can accommodate up to 230 people theatre style, 160 cabaret or 200 dinner style. Day Delegate Packages include: Exclusive use of the venue Access to Kew Gardens 3 servings of tea and coffee Lunch Kew branded stationary Cambridge Cottage Cambridge Cottage is an elegant, former royal residence offering an intimate classical setting for civil wedding ceremonies and receptions throughout the year. Ceremonies take place in the Georgian Drawing Room, with space for up to 80 guests, as couples take their vows overlooking the beautiful Duke�s Garden. After champagne and canap�s in your own private garden, guests can be seated for a wedding breakfast in the adjoining Gallery. Additional guests of up to 150 can be invited for the after dinner party, and you can dance the night away in your own exclusive corner of Kew Gardens.

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Kew Gardens - Kew Gardens Summer BBQ Package

Kew Gardens Summer BBQ Package

  • Guests: 200 max
  • Price from: £80.00 per person + vat
  • Description & Details

    Kew Gardens Events, in collaboration with Lodge Catering, are delighted to offer your guests a fantastic event experience at one of two of our most prestigious venues, Cambridge Cottage or the Orangery. Both of our venues have a private outdoor garden or terrace where you and your guests to spend the evening surrounded by our Royal Botanic Gardens. Included in the package is: Exclusive hire of the Orangery or Cambridge Cottage - Delicious BBQ, salad and dessert menu - Unlimited drinks package - Option to add on an evening drinks reception in a tropical glasshouse or a private tour of the Gardens in our land train, the Kew Explorer Package prices start from £80+VAT per person (minimum numbers applying), so please get in touch with the Kew Events Team for more information and quotes.

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Kew Gardens - Wedding Venue Hire Package

Wedding Venue Hire Package

  • Guests: 200 max (minimum numbers apply)
  • Price from: £80.00 per person
  • Description & Details

    The multi-venue hire package at Kew Gardens is ideal for civil ceremonies and civil partnerships for up to 200 guests. The package consists of using the exquisite Nash Conservatory for the ceremony, with the option of the outdoor Nash lawn space or the Princess of Wales Conservatory for the drinks reception, before moving onto the impressive Orangery for the dinner and dance. The Nash Conservatory, moved brick by brick from Buckingham Palace to Kew by Kind William IV, is a beautiful 19th Century glass house. Licensed for civil ceremonies for up to 200 guests, it is a stunning, versatile space filled with natural light. For guests who are not hosting their wedding ceremony within the Gardens, the Nash Conservatory can be used as another option for a drinks reception space before moving onto the Orangery for an evening dinner and dance. For a truly unique experience a canape drinks reception can be held in the Princess of Wales Conservatory, famed for its rare orchids and free roaming Chinese Water Dragons. The magnificent eighteenth century Orangery is one of Kew's most striking venues that is ideal for evening wedding receptions of up to 200 for a dinner dance. With high ceilings and grand arched windows, the Orangery overlooks its own private terrace and lawn. Package hire time The Nash Conservatory 4.00pm- 7.00pm The Princess of Wales Conservatory 5.30pm - 7.00pm The Orangery 7.00pm - Midnight Additional hours charged as required Venue hire packages Monday - Friday £8,500 plus VAT Saturday - Sunday £10,500 plus VAT These package prices include savings of approximately 20% Catering not included

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Please note that advertised packages are guideline prices and subject to availability and number of guests attending.

Function Rooms & Event Spaces (5)

The Orangery - Kew Gardens

The Orangery

  • Max Capacity: 400
  • Full Details

    Right at the centre of Kew Gardens, this impressive venue has wow factor in abundance. A wonderful setting for corporate dinner parties and receptions, the large open plan layout lends itself to a stunning event seating up to 230 for dining or 400 for a standing reception.

    During the summer months, guests can enjoy the large terrace with its spectacular views of the surrounding landscape, with lights illuminating the surrounding trees at night.

    Hire times: Evening hire only: 7pm - 11pm. Midnight extension available upon request and charged accordingly. Not available on public holiday dates throughout the year.


    • Reception: 400
    • Theatre: 250
    • Banqueting: 230
    • Dinner & Dance: 200
    • Cabaret: 160
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Sir Joseph Banks Building - Kew Gardens

Sir Joseph Banks Building

  • Max Capacity: 230
  • Full Details

    The Sir Joseph Banks Building is flooded with natural daylight and provides a peaceful setting for a conference or product launch, hosting up to 230 delegates in theatre style or standing reception, 200 for dining or 180 for a dinner and dance.

    Entry is through the private atrium entrance, which may be used to welcome guests, or for delegate registration. A nearby lawn area may be used for outdoor drinks and canapés.

    Hire time: Day/evening hire 9am - 11pm. 9 hour period within the above times. Additional hours charged as required. Not available on public holiday dates throughout the year.


    • Theatre: 230
    • Banqueting: 200
    • Dinner & Dance: 180
    • Cabaret: 160
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Nash Conservatory - Kew Gardens

Nash Conservatory

  • Max Capacity: 200
  • Full Details

    The Nash Conservatory is perfect for those away days, conferences and product launches, this amazing glasshouse venue can accommodate up to 200 delegates in theatre style or 120 for dinner.

    Hire time: Day/evening hire 9am - 11pm. 9 hour period within the above times. Additional hours charged as required. Not available on public holiday dates throughout the year.


    • Theatre: 200
    • Banqueting: 120
    • Dinner & Dance: 100
    • Cabaret: 160
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Cambridge Cottage - Kew Gardens

Cambridge Cottage

  • Max Capacity: 150
  • Full Details

    This former residence of the Duke of Cambridge offers light and airy rooms for hire, seating 100 in theatre style and 150 for a standing reception. Perfect for corporate days away, there are two meeting rooms, breakout areas and peaceful gardens.

    The Drawing Room and Gallery can be arranged in a variety of layouts. Both rooms are spacious and light and can be used independently or together.

    The Cambridge Cottage lobby, entrance hall and ante-room provide additional space for small receptions or breakout areas. Both main rooms open out onto Duke's Garden which is a tranquil and picturesque space ideal for outdoor coffee breaks or drinks receptions.

    Venue hire time: Day or evening hire: 9am - 11pm. 9 Hour Period. Additional hours charged as required. Not available on public holiday dates throughout the year.


    • Reception: 150
    • Theatre: 100
    • Dinner & Dance: 80
    • Cabaret: 56
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Orangery Conference Room - Kew Gardens

Orangery Conference Room

  • Max Capacity: 30
  • Full Details

    The Orangery conference room is the perfect venue for presentations, corporate away days and team building events. One wall of the room is made up of floor to ceiling windows which provide access to a small private terrace, ideal for coffee breaks during summer months. The room comes equipped with an inbuilt screen and projector.

    Hire time: Mon - Fri day hire only: 9am - 5pm. Not available on public holiday dates.
    Please note Kew's public caterer must be used for all your catering requirements.


    • Theatre: 30
    • Boardroom: 24
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Venue Features (13)

  • AV Equipment
  • Disability Access
  • Family Friendly
  • In-house Catering
  • Late Licence
  • Licensed Bar
  • Local Public Transport
  • Music Licence
  • Outside Space
  • Parking
  • Smoking Area
  • Wedding License
  • Wi-Fi Access