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Welcome to the Botanic Garden

Durham University's 10 hectare Botanic Garden is set amongst beautiful mature woodlands on the southern outskirts of Durham city. Open to the public, the Botanic Garden offers a wide variety of landscapes to explore and discover, with guests young and old visiting throughout the year.

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Signs of Spring

1 February 2019 - 28 February 2019 , 10:00 to 16:00
Botanic Garden

Pick up a spotter sheet from the Visitor Centre and see what you can discover in the garden (subject to availability of leaflets). This is a self-led activity around the Garden.

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SPECIAL JOINT TICKET OFFER WITH THE ORIENTAL MUSEUM

Visit the Botanic Garden and the Oriental Museum on the same day in February and March and save money on your visit. The two 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.

This offer runs from 1st Feburary to 31st March 2019.

The Botanic Garden is open:

10am to 5pm from 1st March to 31st October

10am to 4pm from 1st November to end of February (closed between Christmas and New Year).

We are open on Bank Holidays and Easter Sunday.

Adults £4.00
Concession £3.00
Students/Children (over 5) £1.50
Infants Free

Carers

Free
Durham University Campus Card holders Free

FUN FOR FAMILIES

From a day out in the fresh air, to Christmas craft activities in our glasshouses, the Botanic Garden offers a variety of activity to keep kids entertained throughout the year.

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4SCHOOLS

Book a visit to Durham University Botanic Garden with the 4schools team to explore the Garden and discover more about its fascinating plant-life and natural areas.

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