Kew Gardens is known to Londoners and tourists alike as the home of stunning nature.

The Royal Botanical Gardens are home to 50,000 living plants, a Japanese garden, an arboretum and so much more.

There’s over 300 acres to explore in the Richmond garden, but there’s a catch: tickets are £15.

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However, a select group of people are eligible for £1 tickets.

People in receipt of Universal Credit or Pension Credit could visit the garden for next to nothing.

This is a part of their 2020 Manifesto for Change where they stated “Kew must be accessible to a wide range of audiences”.

Kew Gardens are lowering their prices (Image: Shelly Chapman/Getty Images)

The director of the Royal Botanic gardens Richard Deverell said: “We are really delighted to be able to offer more people a chance to experience the wonder of Kew and Wakehurst.

“We know what a wonderful thing it can be to enjoy a day out in nature and to explore the many corners of our gardens, take a picnic, listen to the beat of the wildlife and learn about the fascinating origins of some of our plants, many of which are extinct or threatened in the wild.

“I sincerely hope lots of people hear about this, avail of the offer and spread the word. Everyone is welcome.”

Universal Credit is given by the government to someone who is “on a low income, out of work or you cannot work”.

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Pension Credit “gives you extra money to help with your living costs if you’re over State Pension age and on a low income”.

On top of these new discounted tickets, Kew is reducing the prices of several types of tickets from January 11.

They’re introducing a new Young Person’s ticket for 16-24 year-olds for £9 either on the day or in advance of a visit.

Kew has also dropped the price of adult tickets purchased in advance by £2.50 and kids’ tickets have been reduced by £1.

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