The world’s best gardens referred to as and surprisingly simply Kew Gardens made it – My London

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The world’s finest gardens have actually been called. While one London garden made the cut, the capital’s other green areas were remarkably overlooked.

The same garden likewise made the list of finest gardens in the UK, however was once again the only one in the capital that made it. A new research study from Savoy Stewart put together data from Instagram to find the world’s most picture ideal gardens.

London’s Kew Gardens was the UK’s most popular with more than 800,000 hashtags. The West London botanical garden vanquished The Eden Project in Cornwall, which ranked second in the UK and ninth in the world with just over 262,000 hashtags.

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In third location for the UK, Northumberland’s Alnwick Garden ranked 24th worldwide, closely followed by Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, which ranked 4th in the UK and 25th worldwide.

In spite of London’s sheer size and amount of green areas, Kew Gardens is the only one that made it onto the UK and worldwide lists. It ranked 2nd total in the world, exceeded just by Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay.



Kew Gardens was beaten to leading spot by the incredible Garden by the Bay( Image: Tuul & Bruno Morandi/Getty Images)The spectacular garden, which has 1,209,129 posts under its hashtag on Instagram, is 250 hectares huge, making it smaller than Kew Gardens ‘300.

The Singaporean park consists of three waterside gardens and has the biggest greenhouse worldwide. In third location, Keukenhof in the Netherlands has 665,836 posts on Instagram. It’s also known as the Garden of Europe and with 7 million flower bulbs planted there every year, it’s one of the world’s biggest flower gardens.

4th location went to Kenroku-en Garden in Kanazawa, Japan with 448,508 posts. It’s one of Japan’s Three Great Gardens and includes the country’s oldest fountain, 8,750 trees and 183 different plant species.




The idyllic Kenroku-en Garden cinched 4th place (Image: LeeYiuTung/Getty Images) Rounding off the world rankings is Jardin Majorelle in Marrakesh with 298,671 posts. It took 40 years to establish and includes museums, fountains, a collection of cacti and more than 15 bird species.

The UK ranking of gardens’ leading 5 was rounded off by The Birmingham Botanical Gardens, which had 20,884 posts under its hashtag. See the full list of UK garden rankings listed below.

  1. Kew Gardens, London – 807,588 posts, second worldwide
  2. The Eden Project, Cornwall – 262,448 posts, ninth worldwide
  3. The Alnwick Garden, Northumberland – 43,084 posts, 24th worldwide
  4. Royal Botanical Garden, Edinburgh – 36,556 posts, 25th worldwide
  5. The Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham – 20,884 posts, 35th worldwide
  6. Cambridge University Botanic Garden, Cambridge – 16,615 posts, 40th worldwide
  7. University of Oxford Botanic Garden, Oxford – 12,611 posts, 50th worldwide
  8. Sheffield Botanical Gardens, Sheffield – 11,960, 51st around the world
  9. National Botanic Gardens of Wales, Llanarthne – 8,255 posts, 56th worldwide

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