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.
Signs of Spring
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.
Weather permitting, during week commencing 2 March 2020 we are planning to undertake some work to replace the glass in part of the Greenhouse roof. There may be some short term closures during the day, but we will restrict these to a mimimum. We apologise for any inconvenience caused by this essential work.
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.
|Students/Children (over 5)||£1.50|
|Durham University Campus Card holders||Free|
|RHS Members - free entry every Monday, and the first Saturday of each month, throughout 2020||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.