Royal Botanic Garden

Royal Botanic Garden
Arboretum Place, Edinburgh, EH3 5LR
  • Telephone 0131 248 2909
  • Opening times Daily 10am–6pm. Oct and Feb 10am–5pm. Nov–Jan 10am–4pm.
  • Seasonal times 1 Mar–30 Sep 10am–6pm; Feb & Oct 10am–5pm; 1 Nov–31 Jan 10am–4pm.
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  • Website www.rbge.org.uk
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Just one mile from the city centre, this idyllic oasis of greenery covers over 70 acres and features horticultural specimens from around the world. Among these, the Scottish Heath Garden and the Rock Garden are fantastic examples of conservation and exhibition. Tremendously popular with everyone from young families out for a stroll to pensioners taking the air. The Botanics has several attractions including Inverleith House, an 18th century building which is now home to one of the city's leading art galleries; the majestic glasshouses, that allow visitors to explore ten distinct climatic zones; and the John Hope Gateway, a state-of-the-art biodiversity and information centre completed in 2009. The Terrace café and Gateway Restaurant serve hot and cold food daily. Several function rooms and halls are available to hire for private events. The Botanics also hosts various arts events, including selections from the International Science Festival and the Festival Fringe.

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Tuesday 22 October

£6 0131 248 2909

Part of Scottish Tree Festival.

Free 0131 248 2909
£2 per trail 0131 248 2909
£6 0131 248 2909

Part of Scottish Tree Festival.

 Tickets can be purchased at the Information Desk and cost £6 0131 248 2909
Free 0131 248 2909

Part of Scottish Tree Festival.

Tickets can be purchased at the Information Desk and cost £6 0131 248 2909
£60/54 for members., Advanced booking required. Please call the Education Office on 0131 248 2937. 0131 248 2909

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