Kew Gardens burst into bloom this month, with a dazzling display of exotic flowers on show in the Princess of Wales conservatory.
The Orchids exhibition, which runs until 3 March, invites visitors to walk through archways decked with flowers, and admire colourful arrangements of these beautiful plants.
Tours offering a behind-the-scenes look at the orchid nursery take place on Thursdays from 14-28 February at 1.30pm and 2pm and cost £5 per person. Extended sessions offering advice on potting and looking after orchids cost £15 per person. Booking is essential – call 0208 332 5604 or email tours@kew
Entry to Kew Gardens costs £16 for adults and £14 concessions (includes £1.50 voluntary Gift Aid donation) Free entry for children aged 16 and under. The 300 acre site is open daily from 9.30am..