But first, a little history – the Pagoda dates back to 1762, built as a surprise for Princess Augusta, mother of George III…
253 steps, ten flights of shallow steps with a wide landing at each level with views across Kew Gardens and as you gain height, London beyond
on a clear day, you can see… well, not quite
Meanwhile, elsewhere in Kew
and the Temperate House, undergoing a lot of renovation..