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Small but fascinating

A unique insight into how King George III and his family lived, especially the upper floors that... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2018
Steve C
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Solihull
What an amazing place!

An amazing place to visit. The gardens are so vast you see something different every time you... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Janey S
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Berkshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 September 2018

A unique insight into how King George III and his family lived, especially the upper floors that have had little restoration. Our visit was made all the more memorable by a young guide, in period costume, who demonstrated a remarkable knowledge and insight of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Steve C
Reviewed 17 September 2018

An amazing place to visit. The gardens are so vast you see something different every time you visit. Even better now that the Temperate House has re opened and I love The Orangery for lunch.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Janey S
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

What a delightful place to visit and gain knowledge of yester years. The volunteers are knowledgeable and helpful and there is a lift for those needing a little help.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ronda-Coyle
Reviewed 16 September 2018

A very small palace, that has historic items from George 3rd reign, and items of his wife Charlotte. Enjoyed visiting the palace

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank John D
Reviewed 15 September 2018

A little strange to advertise something as "free" when you can only access it after buying a Kew Gardens ticket, especially as the man told us they receive limited (if any) funding from the Gardens. However, it was an interesting little tour of a nice...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JennyandGemma
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

This is a very nice place to visit in Kew Botanical Gardens. You can visit it with the Kew Botanical Gardens ticket, don't need to purchase another one. Very nice place and some rooms also have an eerie feel.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mihaimdm
Reviewed 11 September 2018

We are members but we have never been inside Kew palace and we were both treaty impressed when we when around the palace.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank pabulum2018
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Visited Kew palace today. Not a grand palace, more of a house. The layout of the house, information available, rich history make this a worthwhile visit. The staff is very helpful. I researched the history of the house prior to visiting, which was helpful.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank KurtisDeneen
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Loved looking around this property,and the staff are absolutely brilliant explaining all the history that this property holds about the Royals ,if history is your thing I would highly recommend a visit 10/10

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank T J
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Well for free it has to be! OK there's a donation box and an overpriced guide book, but the determined miser needn't pay a bean. So, it's a nice house - I'd be very happy to live there, the rooms are well proportioned and it's...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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