With the drab winter days almost behind us, one festival which is bound to get in you in the mood for spring is Kew Gardens’ annual Orchid Festival. This year’s floral party is Thai-themed, so you can expect to see hanging orchid bouquets, handcrafted floating Thai umbrellas and an impressive-sounding Bang Pa-In-inspired orchid palace. Can’s wait to get your flower fix? Here’s a selection of the best-posed petals.
Visit a floating palace
Check out this golden ceremonial cart
Don’t forget to look up…
...or spot the finer details
Find your inner chill at one of the many tranquil temples
Frame your photos with flowers
And saunter through orchid-entwined archways like the horticultural queen you are