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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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Thursday, June 16, 2016

New sound-and-vision art installation at the Botanic Garden marking the 70th anniversary of the first atomic bomb test at Bikini Atoll and the naming of the iconic item of swimwear.

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Silversmith Les Howe and his wife Vivienne, an artist and card designer will be demonstrating their skills in the garden.

Latest News

There is no news at the moment. Please check back later, get in touch at botanic.garden@durham.ac.uk or take a look at our Facebook page for future updates.

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 over Christmas).

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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