Durham University Botanic Garden

Durham University Botanic Garden
Hollingside Lane
Durham City
County Durham

Tel: +44 0191 334 2887

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  • Visit EnglandQuality Assured Visitor Attraction Quality Assured Visitor Attraction 2017
  • Regional and MiscellaneousTripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016
  • Regional and MiscellaneousGreen Tourism Business Scheme - Silver Green Tourism Business Scheme - Silver 2015


  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

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Recent Reviews:

  • theparrs
    Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    What a wonderful find.
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 20th February 2019
    It was our first ever visit but it won't be our last. The snowdrops were glorious but we will be back to see the thousands of daffodils when they are in bloom next month. The tea room provided lovely... Read full review
  • nuzzzzie
    Exeter, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Perfect place for some headspace
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 3rd April 2019
    I love this place - I often come here just to get some headspace and my dose of nature without going too far out of Durham. Cost is a couple of quid as a student price. Lovely walk around the... Read full review
  • grannye
    Taunton, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Lovely to visit on a fine day
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 14th April 2019
    We walked from the cathedral, taking about a half hour. It's a bit tucked away behind Grey's College but well signed. Lots of interesting paths to take through plants from across the world. The... Read full review



  • Access Statement - Please see below


  • Group Discounts Available
  • Groups: Lunch Catered For
  • Groups: Refreshments Catered For

Parking & Transport

  • Coach Parking Onsite

Travel & Trade

  • Group: Discounts Available
  • Groups: Booking Essential

Access Information

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
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