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Explore George III and Queen Charlotte's Royal Retreat

Explore George III and Queen Charlotte's Royal Retreat

Discover Kew

Visit the intimate royal home of George III, Queen Charlotte and their children, hidden away in the scenic Kew Gardens.

Learn about 18th century culinary tastes in the Royal Kitchens, take a peek into George III’s library or follow in Queen Charlotte’s footsteps in her cottage.

Find out what life was like growing up as a royal child in the Princesses’ Bedrooms, climb the 253 steps of the historic Pagoda and enjoy stunning views of the gardens.

Please check opening times for the date of your visit.

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The Great Pagoda

See The Great Pagoda at Kew Palace, now returned to its 18th-century splendour.

  • Open
  • Kew Palace
  • Separate ticket
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Queen Charlotte's Cottage

Discover a queen's rustic country retreat in the grounds of Kew Palace with a visit to Queen Charlotte’s Cottage.

  • Open
  • Kew Palace
  • Included in Kew Gardens admission
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The Royal Kitchens

Get an insight into life 'below stairs' at Kew Palace in the Royal Kitchens, preserved as they were in 1818 during the reign of George III.

  • Open
  • Kew Palace
  • Included in Kew Gardens admission
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Queen Charlotte's Bedroom and Ante-room

See Queen Charlotte's bedroom and dressing room where the Queen spent her final months - now including the wig from Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story.

  • Open
  • Kew Palace
  • Included in Kew Gardens admission
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Princesses’ Bedrooms

Wander the intimate bedrooms of Princesses Elizabeth, Augusta and Amelia, daughters of George III, at Kew Palace.

  • Open
  • Kew Palace
  • Included in Kew Gardens admission
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George III’s Breakfast Room and Dining Room

Learn about how George III ate and his relationship with food during his treatment at Kew Palace.

  • Open
  • Kew Palace
  • Included in Kew Gardens admission
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Queen Charlotte's Boudoir

A private sitting room where the Queen and her daughters passed hours waiting for news from doctors about the King's treatment.

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  • Kew Palace
  • Included in Kew Gardens admission
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George III's Library and Ante Room

Discover George III's Library and Ante Room, which the King used while recuperating in 1804.

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  • Kew Palace
  • Included in Kew Gardens admission
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Kitchen Garden

Experience the recreated Kitchen Garden, which would have fed the Georgian royals and now supplies Henry VIII's Kitchens.

  • Open in line with palace opening hours.
  • Hampton Court Palace
  • Included in palace admission (members go free)
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Visit Kew Palace

External view of Kew Palace

Buy tickets online

Discover Kew's spectacular palace and gardens. Book via the Kew website.