Another must visit place...Kew looks absolutely huge from the layout, but once you get walking about, everything is within very easy walking distance...I just about missed Kew Palace in fact. I saw this small building and was taken with the colour of it and didn't realize that was Kew Palace...very small in comparison to what I thought a Palace should be but there it is!

The Palm House was fantastic! The smaller building to the right of it is actually one big indoor waterpond full of water lilies. The next three are at the Princess of Wales Conservatory completed in 1986.

The giant Amazon waterlily is just starting to grow - the leaves will grow up to three metres across! Patrick and Bernadette look very happy in this setting....the last one is of the Temperate
if you think the Palm House is big (and it was!) you should see the inside of this building. It was built in stages between 1860 and 1898 and is 4,880 square metres! In this picture I am in the middle of the building and have taken a picture of one half of it...Kew contains three of the world's greatest glasshouses and was an absolute must to see....

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