Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Kew’s iconic, historic and modern venues offer elegant and flexible event spaces for your wedding, gala dinner, conference, away day or meeting. All in easy reach of London. The world-renowned gardens provide an unforgettable setting for your event. We provide full technical production including Lighting, Sound, Visual & Staging. From simple AV to full and bespoke Conference, Awards or Wedding proposal. If you’re interested in holding an event at Kew and wish to discuss your requirements, we’d be delighted to hear from you.

Please contact our Events Team by email or alternatively call on 01483 757211 to discuss more details about your event or for more information about this venue.

The Orangery

With high ceilings and grand, arched windows, the Orangery is filled with atmosphere from morning into the night.

The large, open plan design of this venue makes it ideal for a whole range of events, from drinks and cocktail receptions to award ceremonies and festive corporate events. During the summer months, guests can enjoy the large terrace with its spectacular views of the landscape, with lights illuminating the surrounding trees at night.

Capacity
  • Cabaret style: 160 
  • Standing reception: 400 
  • Dinner dance: 200 
  • Dinner: 230 

The Nash Conservatory

A bright and sophisticated glasshouse on the borders of the Gardens.

Originally built in the grounds of Buckingham Palace, the Nash Conservatory was moved brick-by-brick to Kew in 1836.  This 19th century glasshouse can accommodate a wide range of events, from presentations to product launches, corporate away days to drinks receptions, and much more. Floor-to-ceiling windows on three sides create a wealth of natural daylight with relaxing views onto the Gardens.

Capacity
  • Theatre style: 200 
  • Cabaret style: 80 
  • Standing reception: 200 
  • Dinner: 120 

Cambridge Cottage

The former royal residence of the Duke of Cambridge, Cambridge Cottage is nestled in a quiet, private corner of the Gardens.

The Drawing Room and Gallery are spacious and light, available to be used independently or combined depending on your requirements. Both rooms open onto Duke’s Garden which is a tranquil and scenic space ideal for outdoor coffee breaks or drinks receptions. The lobby, entrance hall and ante-room provide additional break-out space if required.

Capacity
  • Theatre style: 100 
  • Cabaret style: 56 
  • Standing reception: 150 
  • Dinner dance: 80 

Sir Joseph Banks Building

Originally built to house Kew’s Economic Botany Collection the Sir Joseph Banks Building is a versatile and striking space to suit your needs.

Large windows on either side of the Sir Joseph Banks building provide a bright tranquil setting for your event. With an abundance of natural daylight, the Sir Joseph Banks building is suitable for corporate away days, conferences or product launches, offering a flexible space to make your own. 

Capacity
  • Theatre style: 230 
  • Cabaret style: 160 
  • Standing reception: 230 
  • Dinner dance: 180 
  • Dinner: 200 

Princess of Wales Conservatory

Stunningly illuminated after dark, the Princess of Wales Conservatory offers a chance to travel the world within a single glasshouse – a truly unique setting for any event.

The Princess of Wales Conservatory is the most complex glasshouse at Kew. Stunningly illuminated after dark it offers a unique event experience, allowing guests to enjoy a drinks and canapé reception whilst exploring the glasshouse and wandering through different climates.

Capacity 
  • Standing reception: 200 

Temperate House

The world’s largest Victorian glasshouse, the Temperate House is the perfect location for a breathtaking event.

A glistening cathedral, the freshly restored venue is home to 10,000 species of plants from the world’s temperate zones. Offering you and your guests a rare opportunity to dine and unwind in a space that is truly alive, the Temperate House is our most iconic venue.

Capacity
  • Dinner: 270  
  • Dinner and dance: 250  
  • Standing reception: 300