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Botanical Garden

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

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Tips from locals

Rut
Rut
August 3, 2019
Going for a stroll through the Botanical garden is a joy any time of the year (my favourite time is autumn). The glasshouses are a treat and the restaurant in the middle serves great lunch, coffee and cake. Go outside the cafe to catch a great view of the castle.
Tara
Tara
August 28, 2016
Beautiful botanical gardens if you fancy a bit of piece and quiet!
Karl
Karl
November 10, 2018
During winter months go see lights in the Botanics in the evenings (google)
Fin
Fin
October 16, 2018
Stunning large cultivated gardens with different 'rooms' for each area - from the Japanese area to the rockery and from the arboretum to the green houses, loads to see and enjoy. Three cafes in the gardens. All good coffee. The one up on the hill has the best views. Free entry but green houses take…
Marina
Marina
February 6, 2020
To relax, a gift shop and a small place to have food.
Sarah
Sarah
September 16, 2016
Absolutely stunning botanic gardens up the road (about a twenty minute walk or take the number 8 bus). Free entrance year-round (except the glass houses, which are worth the price in the summer).
Magdalena
Magdalena
January 7, 2019
Absolutly stunning huge Garden and beautiful oversee to Edinburgh city.
Yu
Yu
February 12, 2020
The Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh is one of the world’s leading Botanic Gardens .Visitor can discover the Garden’s fascinating history dating back 350 years,learn about its planting and walk around 70 acres of beautiful landscape .
Alison
Alison
July 17, 2019
A calm serene place for a leisurely walk. Full of beautiful plants, flowers, trees and huge green houses.
Emily
Emily
October 29, 2018
A good day out seeing some beautiful species...
Kerry
Kerry
August 16, 2016
The world famous Botanics are a must see, whatever the season. Explore the glasshouses and have a break in their tearoom with views of the city's skyline.
Sally
Sally
August 19, 2016
It's so easy to while away a few hours in these stunning botanical gardens. It's free for entry and there are a maze of different paths and plants to explore. Sit outside the Terrace Cafe not he top of the hill for views over the city.
Rafael
Rafael
August 16, 2016
Edinburgh's Royal Botanic Garden is the second oldest such garden in Britain. Within its magnificent 70-acres are a herbarium and Britain's biggest palm house, a tropical house with exotic orchids, an alpine house, a terraced moorland garden, a heather garden, and an extensive arboretum with rare…
Angie
Angie
August 2, 2019
Lovely gardens and greenhouse. Visit the garden shops for botanical art souvenirs.
Michael
Michael
January 22, 2020
The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is a scientific centre for the study of plants.
David
David
February 12, 2020
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is a scientific centre for the study of plants, their diversity and conservation, as well as a popular tourist attraction. It offers visitors peace and tranquillity amongst its stunning 72 acres in Edinburgh city centre. Founded in 1670, the Garden is acknowledged to…
Lizzie
Lizzie
January 8, 2020
Lovely to walk around in the good weather
Giovanna
Giovanna
September 5, 2018
The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is a world-renowned scientific centre for the study of plants, their diversity and conservation.

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Location
Scotland, EH3 5NZ
Phone+44 131 248 2909
Hours of Operation statusOpen · Closes 4:00 PM
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