Durham University Botanic Garden

Durham University Botanic Garden
Hollingside Lane
Durham City
County Durham

Tel: +44 0191 334 2887

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Durham University Botanic Garden


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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:

  • Tartantitch
    Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    A lovely place to visit - especially with long time friends
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 24th October 2018
    Delicious lunch, outside; loved the Friendship Garden, flowers in walking boots and the sculptures. Brilliant staff in the cafe and lots of lovely things in the shop. Very peaceful and calming and... Read full review
  • flowerlady64
    Durham, United Kingdom
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    So lucky to have this place
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 29th October 2018
    We are locals so a yearly ticket is an obvious thing to pay for. We have had some lovely days in the gardens this year. The tubs of tulips are a real delight - such a range of colours. Last Monday... Read full review
  • dunholme
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Good choice in friendly cafe
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 6th November 2018
    The coffee choice was a bit limited but the staff were happy to tweak settings for you. The sandwiches and toasties were good. The setting is restful, with a view of the botanic gardens and there are... 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 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)
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