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Things to do in Surrey

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A Common Lizard, also known as Zootoca vivipara, on the boardwalk at Thursley Common National Nature Reserve in Surrey.


During the spring, summer and autumn, inside The Waterlily House at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, you'll find the Santa Cruz waterlily, also known by its botanical name of Victoria cruziana. You can see the beautiful pink flowers of Ipomoea mauritiana on the right hand side of this photograph, and in the hanging baskets, Nepanthes is flourishing.

The Princess of Wales Conservatory at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is a fabulous place to visit. Inside this modern, energy efficient glasshouse, ten different climatic zones are recreated, so visitors can see plants from Asia, America and other countries.

Taste of Autumn 2016 will be held at RHS Garden Wisley, from Wednesday the 19th October 2016 until Sunday 23rd October 2016.

The Mixed Borders at RHS Garden Wisley are still looking lovely in October. Pictured on the 19th October 2016, at Taste of Autumn.

There's plenty of autumnal colours to enjoy at RHS Garden Wisley this autumn.

Visitors enjoying the gardens at Taste of Autumn 2016.