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Contact Us

General Enquiries

For general enquiries and visitor information, please contact Event Durham.

Telephone +44 (0)191 334 2887

Plant Collections

For plant-related queries or information about our plant collections, contact our Head Gardener.

Telephone +44 (0)191 334 2887


Tours and Other Enquiries

For more detailed enquiries or to arrange a tour of the garden, please contact Event Durham.

Telephone +44 (0)191 334 2887

School Visits

We offer an exciting range of education visits at Durham University Botanic Garden. Please contact the 4schools team to arrange your visit.

Find out more on our 4schools website

Telephone +44 (0)191 334 2993

Artist’s Exhibitions

If you are interested in exhibiting work of your own, please contact the Retail Office:

Telephone +44 (0)191 334 9357


Alternatively, you can also book your exhibition through our booking form below by selecting "Botanic Garden" in the relevant field:

Book your exhibition

Visitor Centre Cafe

If you have any questions about the food in the cafe, please contact us.

Telephone +44 (0)191 334 5518

How to Find Us


Hollingside Lane, South Road, Durham DH1 3TN


(+44) (0)191 334 2887



Opening Hours

Open every day, all year round.

Summer (March to October)

10am - 5pm

Winter (November to February)

10am - 4pm

The Botanic Garden is closed over the Christmas and New Year period.

Admission Charges

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


Durham University Campus Card holders Free

Garden Map

Download a visitor's map to Durham University Botanic Garden

Download the Garden Map