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Durham University Botanic Garden

About the garden

The Botanic Garden at Durham University is open to the public, who can wander through the alpine garden, winter garden, bamboo grove, glass houses and the recently developed woodland garden and wild flower meadow. It is set in 10-acres of mature woodlands on the southern outskirts of Durham city.

Opening times

Open every day, all year round Summer 10:00am-5pm Winter 10:00am-4pm The Botanic Garden is closed over the Christmas period

Useful details

Garden area

25 Acres

Dog walking

No - Guide dogs only.

Cafe or restaurant

Food and drink facilities include a cafe/restaurant.


Yes - Children of all ages.


Yes - There is a gift shop.

County Durham, DH1 3TN

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Contact the garden

0191 334 2887

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