Kew Royal Botanical Gardens
“The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew was founded in 1759 and declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2003.
Kew Gardens is one of London’s top visitor attractions and Wakehurst, our second garden in West Sussex, is home to Kew’s Millennium Seed Bank.
Over the past 250 years Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew has made innumerable contributions to increasing the understanding of plants and fungi with many benefits for mankind.
Our science and conservation work helps to discover and describe the world’s plant and fungal diversity, safeguards the world’s plant life for our future and promotes the sustainable use of plants.
Kew’s mission is: ‘to be the global resource for plant knowledge, building an understanding of the world’s plants upon which all our lives depend’.”