indicates offers with National Art Pass
The smallest and most private of the English royal palaces, Kew was the royal family's favourite country retreat in the late 18th century.
The palace was built in the early 17th century by the merchant Samuel Fortrey. The fourth of a line of palaces at Kew, it was distinguished by its carved, ornamental brickwork and rounded gables.
It became an intermittent royal residence in the 18th century, when George II and Queen Caroline, who rented a number of buildings in the hamlet, took out a lease on the property.
The more you see, the more we do.
The National Art Pass lets you enjoy free entry to hundreds of museums, galleries and historic places across the UK, while raising money to support them.