The world's largest glasshouse has just reopened in London and it holds some of the rarest plants in the world

  • The Temperate House at Kew Gardens has reopened after a five-year restoration.
  • Built in 1863, the Temperate House contains 10,000 plants, some of which are extinct in the wild.
  • During the restoration process, 15,000 panes of glass were replaced.


Kew Gardens has just reopened its Temperate House after a five-year restoration. The project cost £41m and 500 plants were taken from the original building.

Kew Gardens has five conservatories in total from the famous palm house to the water lily house. They have everything from cacti to alpine plants inside.

Tickets to Kew Gardens are available from £16.

Produced by Charlie Floyd