Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

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  • Address: 20A Inverleith Row, Edinburgh EH3 5LR, United Kingdom
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  • Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +44-1312482909
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Garden, Botanical Garden, Family And Kids

This scientific centre and popular tourist attraction wasfounded in 1670. About 4% of all known plant species are preserved here. There are no limit to the things you can see: rare plants, waterfalls, rock gardens, glass houses, Asian-themed gardens and stunning borders and plant collections. The staff is wonderfully helpful and knowledgable so don’t be afraid to ask quentions. There is a gift shop nearby if you want souvenirs. The restaurant isn’t bad for a bite. The Garden frequently host Art Exhibitions. It’s one of Edimburgh’s most beautiful spots.

  • The glasshouses do have separate entry fees involved.

  • Closed on Occasion.

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  • Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Address: 20A Inverleith Row, Edinburgh EH3 5LR, United Kingdom
  • Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Contact Number: +44-1312482909
  • Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Timing: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh(preferred time): 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 23.46% of people who visit Edinburgh include Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh in their plan

  • 47.26% of people start their Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Monday, Friday and Saturday

94.47% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

People normally club together Edinburgh Zoo and The Scott Monument while planning their visit to Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

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  • very nice garden! peaceful and relaxing, it contains a lot of plants from all over the world! there is also a glasshouse in the middle which seemed very nice but we did not have the time to visit! however, finally... remember to take some nuts with you! squirrels may be very friendly :)

  • Went to the light show followed by dinner. Very good evening. Had a free electric buggy for my friend. All staff very attentive and pleasant. Meal was good and there is a lovely shop to look around too. Disabled parking at the entrance.

  • This place is fantastic. 5 stars are just not enough! There are so many facets to this botanic gardens. Of all the botanic gardens I have visited around the world this is the best. The material presented is diverse, interesting, beautiful and wonderfully accessible. The grounds and surrounds are well maintained. There is a feeling engendered by the place that is difficult to describe: exciting, yet relaxing, full of the wonder of nature yet valuing the skills and artistry of the designers, developers and maintainers. The site has both indoor and outdoor experiences. It is always fresh, offering plenty to see and experience. I think this is a major asset for Edinburgh and a must experience place for visitors.

  • Incredible variety in the garden, from small bushes to giant sequoias. The greenhouses aren’t free to visit which is a major downside. The area is expansive but occasionally that just means that everything is spread out too thin. In my opinion the botanic gardens in Glasgow are way better. More concise and with free access to the greenhouses they offer more for less.

  • Huge botanical garden spread over acres and contains some of the most exotic plants from around the world from Brazil rain forests to far east to deep jungles of indian subcontinent. One day is not enough if your serious visitor took me couple of hours to run through all the sections. Giant water Lilly's are unique and tropical plants section is one of the best maintained. Reach early morning and catch up with breakfast on the first floor restaurant and then whole day can be spent in the garden. Top attractions in Edinburgh for nature lovers. You can also shop in the store at entrance they sell some really nice cuff links on botanical themes.

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