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11 of the best royal gardens

By: Tom Oder on July 15, 2013, 1:05 p.m.
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The birth of the newest member of the royal family is just the kind of good news the United Kingdom's travel industry needs.

The birth of a boy, the first child of Prince William and Kate Middleton, Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, has renewed worldwide excitement about the royals and interest in travel to the United Kingdom. The news may help reverse a drop in tourist spending that has reached £3 billion (about $4.5 billion U.S.), according to one British newspaper.

If you happen to be a gardener, here's another reason to visit — you can add our list of royal gardens to your Best-of-Britain itinerary. (Text: Tom Oder)