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Tours, Talks and Trails

Tours and Talks

Discover how to arrange a group tour or a talk with our head gardener, or to plan a self-guided tour.

Arrange a tour or talk


Children's Trails

We offer a variety of self-guided tours that allow children to explore the garden and learning while having fun.

Discover our trails


Programme for Schools

Tours of the garden and activities can be arranged for schools who wish to visit us and be engaged in our educational programme.

Visit the Education pages for more details

Opening Hours

Open every day, all year round.

10am - 5pm, March to October
10am - 4pm, November to February

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

This year we will close at 4pm on Monday 23rd December 2019 and re-open at 10am on Thursday 2nd January 2020.

Admission Charges

Adults £4.00
Concession £3.00
Students/Children (5-16 years) £1.50
Infants Free


Durham University Campus Card holders Free

Garden Map

Download a visitor's map to Durham University Botanic Garden