Plan Your Visit
Visit the Botanic Garden and become lost in the natural beauty of our site. Explore the many different natural areas, with new plant-life and hidden artworks around every corner. Find out everything you need to know to get the most from our visit: how to find us, opening times and more. Plus, everything you need to know if you or anyone in your group has any special needs or requirements.
Described as ‘A treasure trove of plants from all regions’ by the judges of the Northumbria In Bloom Awards, the Botanic Garden has consistently wins high accolades and awards over the years.
Guide and assistance dogs are welcome at the Durham University Botanic Garden, and dog bowls can be obtained from the café.
However, no other dogs are allowed in the garden at any times. While dogs are not permitted in our Garden, there are plenty of great walks in the surrounding area for you and your dog.
Please do not leave your dogs unattended in hot cars. If you see a dog in distress in a hot car, call 999 immediately.