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

Special Offers

  • SPECIAL JOINT TICKET OFFER FOR THE BOTANIC GARDEN AND ORIENTAL MUSEUM

    Visit Durham University’s Botanic Garden and Oriental Museum on the same day in February or March 2019 and save money on your vist. Both attractions are located just a few minutes’ walk from each other and offer different and unique experiences: from the natural beauty and fresh air of being outside, to the art and archaeology of the cultures of Northern Africa and Asia. Joint tickets can be bought at either attraction.

    Adults £4.50

    Concessions £3.25

    Children £1.75

    Just keep your receipt when you purchase this offer and show at the second venue to gain entry.

    Offer link: Attractions and Activities

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.

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Gradings

  • VAQAS VB Attraction
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Awards

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

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    169
  • Very Good
    149
  • Average
    28
  • Poor
    5
  • Terrible
    4

Recent Reviews:

  • R7427NNkate
    Gateshead, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Lovely garden. Cafe could be better
    3 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 23rd January 2019
    A great garden with lots to see and do. Cafe is very average, largely 'DIY’ and unless you want cakes and scones (which are good) choice is limited and sandwich was poor. Gift shop is poor Read full review
  • Silver H
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Beautiful
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 13th February 2019
    This place is absolutely stunning in the summer, with a wide range of plants and even some animals. Even in winter, it's worth a walk around as the area itself is amazing to look at and walk through. Read full review
  • 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

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Access Statement - Please see below

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Access Information

Opening Times

Mar - Oct (1 Mar 2019 - 31 Oct 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00
Bank Holiday10:00 - 17:00

* The Garden is closed during the Christmas and New Year period.

Map & Directions

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