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Shirley Sherwood Gallery  

 
 
ADDRESS
Kew Gardens, TW9 3AB
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Daily 9.30am-5.30pm
 
PRICES
FREE - entry to the gallery included with ticket to Kew Gardens: £13 (Adults), £12 (Concs), FREE (Children Under 17)
 

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Shirley Sherwood GalleryHome to thousands of rare plant species and housing an impressive archive, Kew Gardens is the obvious place to stage the world's first gallery dedicated to botanical art. The stunning Shirley Sherwood Gallery, designed by award-winning architects Walters and Cohen, is climate controlled with managed lighting to ensure that fragile art works aren't damaged while on public display. The extensive collection of over 200,000 items ranges from eighteenth and nineteenth century illustrations to more recent works including those donated by Dr Sherwood - after whom the gallery is named - amassed since 1990. This stunning gallery is a timely addition to Kew's plant life displays - with one quarter of the world's species of flowering plants threatened by extinction in the next fifty years.

 

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Shirley Sherwood Gallery  The Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art © RBG Kew  

   
Shirley Sherwood Gallery - The Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art © RBG Kew

Shirley Sherwood Gallery The Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art © RBG Kew 


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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Kew Gardens Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Gunnersbury Tube Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Kew Gardens Overground Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Gunnersbury Overground Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Old Deer Park
 
20 minutes walk
 
Syon House Car Park
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Holiday Inn Express London Ealing
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £43  30% off
67-75 Broadway, W13 | 2.4 miles from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
Located just a 25 minute tube ride away from central London, the Holiday Inn Express London Ealing is close enough to enjoy all that the city ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn London Brentford Lock
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £50  39% off
Commerce Road, TW8 | 19 minutes from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
If you want a place to stay that combines the sleepy, leafy charm of West London with access to the town centre, then you could hardly ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Syon Park
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £115  24% off
Syon Park, TW8 | 21 minutes from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
Seven miles from the city centre, London Syon Park brings a touch of contemporary luxury to London's urban countryside with 137 elegant rooms and suites, all ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Art Galleries nearest Shirley Sherwood Gallery

Nearest to Shirley Sherwood Gallery
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PM Gallery and House
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Walpole Park, Mattock Lane, W5 | 2 miles from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
Bought by the architect John Soane in 1800, Pitzhanger Manor house - which now includes the PM Gallery and House - was to become the most ... More
 
 
 
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William Morris Society
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
26 Upper Mall, W6 | 2.3 miles from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
The William Morris Society is a great place to find out more about English textile designer, poet and and socialist activist, William Morris, best known for ... More
 
 
 
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Kite Studios
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Priory Mews, 2B Bassein Park Road, W12 | 2.4 miles from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
Set in an attractive white-painted West London studio, Kite Studios offers an imaginative range of courses and workshops for kids of all ages. Individual classes are ... More
 
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Shirley Sherwood Gallery
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Kew Palace
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Kew Gardens, Richmond, TW9 | Same location as Shirley Sherwood Gallery
Built in 1631 for merchant Samuel Fortrey, and later acquired by George II as an annexe to Kew House, Kew Palace served as a family country ... More
 
 
 
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Queen Charlotte's Cottage
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Kew Gardens Richmond, Surrey, TW9 | Same location as Shirley Sherwood Gallery
King George III's country retreat. Built in 1772 and nestled among bluebell woods, Queen Charlotte’s Cottage was used regularly by the royal family as a cooling summer ... More
 
 
 
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Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens)
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Kew, Richmond, TW9 | Same location as Shirley Sherwood Gallery
Since the 18th century, these extensive gardens have been the spiritual home of botany in England, if not in Europe. From the cooling glades of the ... More
 
 
 
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Near Shirley Sherwood Gallery
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Kew Orchid Festival
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 8th February to 8th March 2020
Shirley Sherwood Gallery, Kew, Richmond, TW9 | Same location as Shirley Sherwood Gallery
An annual visual treat, the Kew Orchid Festival returns for its 25th year in 2020. This year the festival celebrates the diverse wildlife and vibrant culture ...More
 
 
 
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Ongoing
Kew Children's Garden
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: 18th May 2019 to 18th May 2020
Shirley Sherwood Gallery, Kew, Richmond, TW9 | Same location as Shirley Sherwood Gallery
Two years in the making, a new Children's Garden at Kew opens to the public on 18th May 2019. Covering 10,000 metres squared, it's the size ...More
 
 
 
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Kew the Music
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 7th to 12th Jul 2020
Shirley Sherwood Gallery, Kew, Richmond, TW9 | Same location as Shirley Sherwood Gallery
Bananarama, James Blunt and Jack Savoretti, Will Young and James Morrison, DJ Spoony and the Gipsy Kings play at Kew the Music in 2020, a week ...More
 
 
 
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Near Shirley Sherwood Gallery
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Watermans
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
40 High Street, Brentford, TW8 | 7 minutes from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
An attractive multi-cultural, multi-purpose arts centre on the river in Brentford, Watermans is a real draw in this part of town. The 238-seat theatre shows a ... More
 
 
 
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Chiswick Playhouse
London > Entertainment > Theatres
2 Bath Road, W4 | 34 minutes from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
Sitting above the Tabard pub in the charming Chiswick neighbourhood, the Chiswick Playhouse is an intimate theatre that aims to bring West End quality ... More
 
 
 
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The Chiswick Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
94-96 Chiswick High Road, W4 | 35 minutes from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
Hard to believe but the good people of Chiswick haven't had a local cinema since the 1930s. All that will change when The Chiswick ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Shirley Sherwood Gallery
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Oliver's Wholefoods Store
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
5 Station Approach, Kew, TW9 | 9 minutes from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
Oliver's in Kew is how wholefood stores used to be and we wish still were - the giant US-owned Wholefood Stores could learn a thing or ... More
 
 
 
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Zita Elze
London > Shopping > Florists
287 Sandycombe Road, Kew, TW9 | 13 minutes from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
This wonderful flower shop in Kew is run by Zita Elze who won a silver-gilt medal in her RHS Chelsea Flower Show debut. Brazilian by birth, ... More
 
 
 
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The Romance of Rust
London > Shopping > Motoring
Duke's Wharf, 2 Brent Way, Brentford, TW8 | 15 minutes from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
Now this really is a labour of love – when Rolls Royce trained engineer Lance McCormack set up shop on his own back in 1991, he ... More
 
 
 
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The Botanist on Kew Green
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
3-5 Kew Green, Richmond, TW9 | 1 minute from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
Perched in an enviable position on the corner of Kew Green in Richmond, this charming local re-opened as The Botanist on Kew Green in 2014 with ... More
 
 
 
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Kew Grill
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
10B Kew Green, TW9 | 3 minutes from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
The Kew Grill is one of two restaurants that TV chef Anthony Worrall Thompson managed to save from the administrators at the begninning of 2009. Along ... More
 
 
 
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Ma Cuisine Bistrot
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
The Old Post Office, 9 Station Approach,, TW9 | 9 minutes from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
Ma Cuisine is a model of simple sophistication. Fresh ingredients and traditional recipes are handled simply and satisfying with no homage paid to the latest food ... More
 
 
 
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Near Shirley Sherwood Gallery
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Wendell Park Primary School
London > Education >
Cobbold Road, W12 | 2.3 miles from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
A west London school for 3 to 11 year olds, Wendell Park Primary is housed a Victorian school on Cobbold Road overlooking ... More
 
 
 
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The Kids Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
107 Gunnersbury Lane, W3 | 28 minutes from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
The Kids' Cookery School in West London is a unique venue offering cookery classes and workshops for children aged three upwards. Children can have fun creating ... More
 
 
 
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The Artists Theatre School
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Ealing Studios, W5 | 36 minutes from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
The Artists Theatre School provides Saturday drama workshops at Ealing Studios run by working actors for students in age groups from 5 years to adult. Fees ... More
 
 
 
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Rhizotron and Xstrata Treetop Walkway
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Kew Gardens, TW9 | Same location as Shirley Sherwood Gallery
Walk among the tree tops at Kew Gardens when you take the Rhizotron and Xstrata Treetop Walkway, 18 metres above the ground. Designed by Marks Barfield ... More
 
 
 
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Old Deer Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
187 Kew Road, Richmond, TW9 | 20 minutes from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
A great place to wander around and get lost, the Old Deer Park - which meanders from the edge of Richmond down to the Thames - ... More
 
 
 
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Syon Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
London Road, TW8 | 21 minutes from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
Syon Park encompasses 30 acres of gardens and 200 acres of parkland attached to the Duke of Northumberland's London home, Syon House. The attractively landscaped ... More
 
 
 
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The Greyhound
London > Nightlife > Pubs
82 Kew Green, Richmond, TW9 | 4 minutes from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
The smallest of four pubs on Kew Green, The Greyhound closed down in 2009 amid fears for its future. Now back open and with its former ... More
 
 
 
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The Bell and Crown
London > Nightlife > Pubs
11-13 Thames Road, Chiswick, W4 | 7 minutes from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
There's very little to choose between the pubs along this exceptionally attractive stretch of the Thames, but The Bell and Crown, a Fuller's pub with good ... More
 
 
 
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The City Barge
London > Nightlife > Pubs
27 Strand on the Green, W4 | 9 minutes from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
Following an extensive refurbishment in late May 2014, this historic 14th century Thames-side pub in Chiswick re-opened as The City Barge, a welcoming bar with a ... More
 
 
 
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Vinoteca Chiswick
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
18 Devonshire Road, W4 | 30 minutes from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
Vinoteca opens 7th October 2013. Vinoteca has been doing a fine job of serving fine wines in an informal setting since the company opened its first ... More
 
 
 
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Tap Tavern
London > Nightlife > Bars
Princes Street, TW9 | 31 minutes from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
Located in the heart of Richmond, Tap Tavern feeds London's desire for gin and craft beer with a carefully curated menu of micro-brewed beers and small ... More
 
 
 
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Tea Box
London > Nightlife > Bars
7 Paradise Road, TW9 | 34 minutes from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
Mostly the pick of London's traditional afternoon teas are found within the city's top hotels. But the Tea Box in Richmond's Paradise Road exists only to ... More
 
 
 
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Kew Gardens Venue Hire
London > Business > Venue Hire
Kew Gardens, Richmond upon Thames, TW9 | Same location as Shirley Sherwood Gallery
... More
 
 
 
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Syon Park
London > Business > Venue Hire
Brentford, Middlesex, TW8 | 21 minutes from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
There have been gardens at Syon for over 500 years. They include herbaceous beds, a large lake, a rose garden with 100 different varieties of old-fashioned ... More
 
 
 
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Chiswick House
London > Business > Venue Hire
Burlington Lane, Chiswick House Grounds, Chiswick, W4 | 27 minutes from Shirley Sherwood Gallery
One of the most glorious examples of 18th century British architecture, Chiswick House was designed by the third Earl of Burlington (1694-1753). A triumph of the ... More
 
 
 

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