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Cambridge University Botanic Garden

Cambridge University Botanic Garden, 1 Brookside, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 1JE

Welcome to Cambridge University Botanic Garden – 40 acres of green space in the heart of Cambridge, open 7 days a week, all year round.

Whether it’s a relaxing visit with friends and family in beautiful surroundings or an inspirational garden visit, there’s something for everyone.

A short stroll from the railway station, our heritage listed landscape offers colour and interest throughout the year. Our collection of 8,000 plant species includes rare and endangered plants from all over the world – supporting University teaching and research and conservation, while also providing inspiration and interest to visitors of all ages.

Highlights include:
Winter Garden *Glasshouse Range *Autumn Garden * Lake *Bee Borders * Woodland Garden *Scented Garden * Rising Path and Systematic Beds* Limestone Rock Garden * National Collection of Tulips, Fritillaria, Saxifraga.


Visitors can also enjoy freshly made food from the Garden Café, explore with a free family or adult trail and visit the shop. The Garden runs a huge variety of courses & activities, for details please visit our website. Follow us @CUBotanicGarden

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Opening Times

February - March

10.00 - 17.00

April - September

10.00 - 18.00


10.00 - 17.00

November - January

10.00 - 16.00




Standard Adult


Friend of CUBG


Children (0-16 inclusive)


Cambridge University Student**


Essential Carer for Disabled Visitor


*includes an optional donation of 10% more than the Standard Admission price. If you opt to make this donation and are a UK tax payer, we can also claim Gift Aid on the whole amount – which creates a 25p donation to the Garden for every £1. Gift Aid is an easy, tax effective way for you to support the Garden.


** Valid ID is required




Picnic Site

Baby Changing

Disabled Access


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