320 acre royal botanic gardens and UNESCO World Heritage Site, has an
established reputation for hosting some of the most memorable events in one of
London’s most beautiful environments.
Kew has a diverse portfolio of venues, from the
beautiful eighteenth-century Orangery to the quaint Cambridge Cottage, an
elegant former royal residence. Our venues are available for both evening and
day hire, and are unique yet versatile to host your individual event.
On 5th May 2018, Kew’s breath-taking Temperate House
– the largest Victorian glasshouse in the world – reopened after a five-year closure. The entire frame-work of the building has been painstakingly repaired, and its thousands of panes of glass replaced, along with its intricate ironwork and expansive paved flooring. The result is a glistening cathedral housing 10,000 plants, making it one of the most unique venues in London.
The impressive glasshouse can host large evening dinners and standing receptions of up to 300 guests amongst 10,000 species of rare and endangered plants. You are now, once again able to hire this magnificent space exclusively in which to throw the most exquisite events. With venue hire starting from £14,000 + VAT for the evening you can impress your guests with endless history within this completely unique space.
For an intimate corporate or private event, Cambridge Cottage
is a charming Grade 2 listed venue, set within its
own private gardens. Cambridge Cottage can accommodate up to 100 guests in
theatre style, 80 for seated dining, and up to 150 for a standing reception.
The Marianne North
is a beautiful gallery housing 832 paintings depicting
more than 900 species of plants, all created by Marianne North, a Victorian
explorer and artist. The Gallery is ideal for evening drinks receptions of up
to 80 and dinners for 50, which the option of adding on the neighbouring
Shirley Sherwood Gallery for larger events.
Ideal for a larger private event or conference,
the Sir Joseph Banks Building
a striking, partly subterranean space that is appropriate for both day time and
evening events. The Sir Joseph Banks Building caters for up to 230 guest’s
theatre style, 160 cabaret style and 200 for a dinner.
Available for evening hire, the Orangery
is ideal for large drinks receptions or dinner
events. The Orangery can accommodate up to 400 guests for a drinks party or
seated dining for up to 200. Adjacent to the Orangery banqueting area, our
Orangery Conference Room provides corporate daytime space for up to 30.
The oldest and most striking of the 19th Century
glasshouses at Kew Gardens, the Nash Conservatory
originally designed for the gardens of Buckingham Palace by John Nash and was
moved to Kew in 1836 by William IV. The Nash Conservatory is a versatile event
space that is available for both day and evening hire and can accommodate a
variety of events up to a capacity of 200, dependent on the event format.
Stunningly illuminated after dark, the Princess of Wales Conservatory
a unique drinks reception experience, in which your guests can explore the
different climactic zones, plants and free roaming lizards.
By choosing Kew as your venue, not only are you
ensuring your event has that important wow factor, but you will also be helping
our valuable plant conservation and life-saving research work.