Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Parks & Gardens

Inverleith Row, Edinburgh, City Of Edinburgh, EH3 5LR

    Just one mile from city centre, the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh offers visitors peace and tranquillity amongst 72 acres of stunning scenery.

    Founded in 1670, the Garden is acknowledged to be one of the finest in the world where unusual and beautiful plants can be found.

    The garden is alive with opportunities for discovery, from an eco-tour of the world in the magnificent Glasshouses, featuring Britain's tallest Palm House, to the award-winning art gallery at Inverleith House. Enjoy the serenity of Chinese Hillside, explore the world-famous Rock Garden or stroll amongst the magnificent giant Redwood trees in the Woodland Garden.

    Open all year, the garden hosts a popular programme of events, exhibitions and guided tours.

    The Botanics Shop has a great selection of gifts, souvenirs, crafts and plants available, while the Terrace Cafe serves daily a delicious selection of high quality hot and cold food for all tastes.

    Admission to the garden is FREE.
    4 Garden
    Taste Our Best Green Tourism Silver
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014


    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Children Welcome


    • ASVA Member

    Payment Methods

    • American Express Card
    • Delta Card
    • Mastercard
    • Solo Card
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card

    Wedding Services

    • Civil Ceremony
    • In-house Co-ordinator
    • Reception Facilities
    • Religious Ceremony
    • Wedding Packages Available


    • Public Toilet Facilities

    Leisure Facilities

    • Gift Shop


    • Disabled Parking

    Transport within Scotland

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    Journey Planner
    2 for 1
    Valid 1 Sep 2014 to 31 Dec 2014

    Royal Botanic Garden- 2 for 1 Entry to the Glasshouses

    A highlight of any trip to the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is a visit to the Garden’s magnificent Glasshouses.  There, you can walk through five different climates and see over 3,000 exotic plants from all over the world, including a 200 year old palm tree.  Admission to the Glasshouses is £5 for adults, £4 concession and prices include a small voluntary donation to the Garden.  Children under 16 go free.  Entry to the Garden is free. 

    See here to download the 2 for 1 entry voucher and avail of the offer.

    Offer valid until 31/12/2014.


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