Kew Gardens Winter Ice Rink
nr Richmond, Surrey
"A World Heritage Site"
The Kew Ice Rink is normally set in front of the
Temperate House at Kew Gardens and runs from November to January, however
there is to be no Ice Rink at Kew for 2010/2011.
It is a mammoth 1000 square metre real-ice rink, with a capacity for 250 people.
As well as the ice rink also available is the Ice Rink Café, with warm drinks
and festive snacks available, perfect for relaxing and watching the skaters.
or After the Crowds
During the time that the ice rink is in situ
you can purchase a Joint Gardens and Skating Ticket for just £16 adults, £14.50
concessions. The ice rink is open for 1 hourly sessions from 10am-10pm each day
through the six week period.
During winter, Kew Gardens and the Xstrata
Treetop Walkway are open during daylight hours, 9.30am - 3.45pm, with the
gardens closing at 4.15pm. However the skating goes on into the evenings after
the gardens have closed to enjoy the Gardens in wintery darkness twinkling with
Tickets: Ice Rink Tickets can be bought online,
or by calling 0844 412 4642. From the 29 November, tickets can also be
purchased in person at the Ice Rink Box Office at Victoria Gate from 9.30am -
9pm. Ice rink tickets are for skating only, not the gardens. Spectators need to
pay £1 which gives access to the limited area around the Temperate House only.
|Other Winter Activities taking place at Kew
from 13th December to 1st January 2009 include:
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