Durham University Botanic Garden is a captivating destination located in Durham that draws visitors of all ages year-round. Spanning 10 hectares, this enchanting botanic garden is nestled amidst the splendid woodlands on the southern periphery of Durham city. Annually, it graciously hosts around 80,000 visitors who come to explore its gardens and glasshouses. Within the Durham University Botanic Garden, you'll encounter a diverse array of exotic plants, featuring collections from regions such as Chile in South America, China, Japan in the Far East, South Africa, and New Zealand. The garden plays host to a multitude of activities, ranging from informative lectures and guided tours to engaging children's programs. Moreover, Durham University Botanic Garden extends a warm invitation with free infant admission, making it an ideal destination for families. Free parking is available at the Visitor Centre car park seven days a week. Additionally, on midweek days, the Howland's Farm car park is also offered for free, and on weekends and bank holidays, the Maths and Computer Sciences car park is also open for free parking. Important notes to the customers that upon arrival at the Visitor Centre, you are required to provide your registration number to the staff to confirm eligibility for free parking in all of these car parks.
• Visitor Centre Exhibitions
• Educational Visits.
Concessions (over 60s, students with valid NUS card, registered disabled, wheelchair users): £4.50
Children (16 years and under), Carers, Durham University Campus Card Holders: Free
RHS Members (every Monday and the first Saturday of each month): Free entry
Concessions (over 60s, students with valid NUS card, registered disabled, wheelchair users) £15
Per person: £4.25 (Only available to pre-booked groups of 10 or more adults)
Mon-Sun: 10:30am - 4pm
Mon-Sun: 10am - 4pm