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Durham University Botanic Garden

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Durham University Botanic Garden
Hollingside Lane
Durham City
County Durham
DH1 3TN

Tel: +44 0191 334 5518

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Durham University Botanic Garden

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£4.00 per ticket type
Children and Students£1.50 per ticket type
Concession£3.00 per ticket type
Student and under 5s freeFree

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Gradings

  • VAQAS VB Attraction
VAQAS VB Attraction

Awards

  • Green AwardsGreen Tourism Business Scheme - Silver Green Tourism Business Scheme - Silver 2015
  • Visit EnglandQuality Assured Visitor Attraction Quality Assured Visitor Attraction 2014
  • Regional and MiscellaneousTripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2016

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    127
  • Very Good
    123
  • Average
    23
  • Poor
    6
  • Terrible
    3

Recent Reviews:

  • Hugo M
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Lovely place to visit in any season
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 21st May 2017
    Even if you don't have time to walk around the gardens, there's a small seasonal nursery with beautiful garden plants for sale, and a nice shop and coffee shop. But the gardens are the main... Read full review
  • David L
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Relaxing
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 14th May 2017
    Lovely quiet peaceful stroll around garden. Great for kids! Great to take a break from life's hustle and bustle. Read full review
  • kaylz22
    Durham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Hidden gem
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 13th May 2017
    The botanical gardens are a hidden gem in Durham. There is lots to see including not just plants and greenery but sculptures and greenhouses too. In one of the green houses there is a button you can... Read full review

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Access Statement - Please see below

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Access Information

Opening Times

2017 (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00
Bank Holiday10:00 - 17:00

* Open Nov-Feb, daily, 1000-1600. The Garden is closed during the Christmas and New Year period.

Map & Directions

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Saturday, 27th May 2017 - Monday, 29th May 2017

Saturday, 17th June 2017 - Sunday, 18th June 2017

Saturday, 15th July 2017 - Sunday, 16th July 2017

Saturday, 26th August 2017 - Monday, 28th August 2017

Saturday, 16th September 2017 - Sunday, 17th September 2017

Botanic GardensDurham University Botanic Garden: Traditional Crafts WeekendSilversmith Les Howe and his wife Vivienne, an artist and card designer, will demonstrate their skills in the garden.
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Monday, 29th May 2017 - Monday, 29th May 2017

Durham University Botanic Garden: Friends Of The Garden Plant Sale The annual "Friends of the Garden" plant sale returns with a wide selection of plants and seeds available for purchase.  There will also be cacti and succulents for sale from the teeside branch of the British Cactus and Succulent Society.  
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Thursday, 1st June 2017 - Friday, 30th June 2017

Durham University Botanic Garden: Fabulous Flowers Pick up a leaflet from the Visitor Centre and see what you can discover in the Garden (subject to availability). 
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Saturday, 1st July 2017 - Monday, 31st July 2017

Durham University Botanic Garden: Signs of Summer Pick up a leaflet from the Visitor Centre and see what you can discover in the Garden (subject to availability).
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Saturday, 1st July 2017 - Saturday, 1st July 2017

Durham University Botanic Garden: Fancy Face Painting What do you want to be today? A fierce tiger or a delicate butterfly? Come along to the Garden and turn into your favourite animal at our nature -inspired face painting session.  
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Monday, 31st July 2017 - Monday, 31st July 2017

Durham University Botanic Garden: Teddy Bears ' Picnic The ever popular Teddy Bears' Picnic returns.  Join us for a day of bear-related fun.
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Thursday, 27th July 2017 - Thursday, 27th July 2017

Durham University Botanic Garden: Marco's Circus Workshop Learn circus tricks, including how to juggle and spin plates, at this fun workshop. 
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Tuesday, 1st August 2017 - Thursday, 31st August 2017

Durham University Botanic Garden: Marvellous Mini-Beasts Pick up a leaflet from the Visitor Centre and see what you can discover in the Garden (subject to availability). 
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