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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 - EVENT CANCELLED

1 March 2020 - 31 March 2020 , 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.

EVENT CANCELLED

Following advice from Public Health England, Durham University is implementing a new set of actions to keep our communities healthly by reducing potential exposure to Covid-19.

All of the University's Visitor Attractions, including the Botanic Garden, are now closed until further notice.

Contact: botanic.garden@durham.ac.uk

News

Following advice from Public Health England, Durham University is implementing a new set of actions to keep our communities healthly by reducing potential exposure to Covid-19.

All of the University's Visitor Attractions, including the Botanic Garden, are now closed until further notice.

Thank you for your co-operation with these measures. We are sure that you share our concern for the health and wellbeing of our community. In this rapidly changing situation, you can check the University's Covid-19 webpage www.dur.ac.uk/coronavirus where we are constantly updating our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

We look forward to welcoming you back when it is possible

Covid-19 Update

Following advice from Public Health England, Durham University is implementing a new set of actions to keep our communities healthly by reducing potential exposure to Covid-19.

All of the University's Visitor Attractions are now closed until further notice.

Thank you for your co-operation with these measures. We are sure that you share our concern for the health and wellbeing of our community. In this rapidly changing situation, you can check the University's Covid-19 webpage www.dur.ac.uk/coronavirus where we are constantly updating our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

We look forward to welcoming you back when it is possible.

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.

View the 4Schools Page