Durham University Botanic Garden

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Durham University Botanic Garden
Hollingside Lane
Durham City
County Durham

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.


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  • 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



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Recent Reviews:

  • fletch08
    Cramlington Northumberland
    Trip Type:
    Beautiful flowers
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 10th May 2019
    We have visited Durham a number of times our first visit to the Botanic gardens Car parking available The food was lovely in the cafe and outside seating is brilliant lovely floral surrounds the... Read full review
  • Malcolm W
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Lovely peaceful spot
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 13th May 2019
    Must come back at different seasons to see all the different colours. Enjoyed just strolling around the walkways. Plenty signs to show 'where you are'. Would have maybe liked a map to take around... Read full review
  • MVDHAjax
    Framwellgate Moor, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    nice nice nice
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 19th May 2019
    very vibrant and oclourful place visit it is. very nice, weather was good too so that was alaways aplus sign! Read full review



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Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Access Information

Opening Times

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

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

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Monday, 1st April 2019 - Friday, 31st May 2019

Hetton Art Club: Durham University Art ExhibitionHetton Art Club.  Durham University Art Exhibition at The Cafe On The Green,  Durham City featuring Nora Smithson.   Please contact Gillian Coates for further information:- 07986974360.  
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Saturday, 25th May 2019 - Monday, 27th May 2019

Saturday, 15th June 2019 - Sunday, 16th June 2019

Saturday, 13th July 2019 - Sunday, 14th July 2019

Traditional CraftsBotanic Garden: Traditional Crafts WeekendSilversmith Les Howe and his wife Vivienne, an artist and card designer, will be demonstrating their skills in the garden. Les takes much of his inspiration from the History of Durham, in particular St Cuthbert and the Lindisfarne Gospels. Viv works with traditional paper crafts such as embossing...
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Saturday, 1st June 2019 - Sunday, 30th June 2019

Botanic Gardens: Fabulous FlowersBotanic Gardens: Fabulous FlowersPick up a leaflet from the Visitor Centren and see what you can discover in the garden.  This is a self-led activity, and subject to availability of spotter sheets. 10:00 - 17:00
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