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Royal Botanic Garden


Visit Scotland's Premier Garden The Royal Botanic Garden, known locally as the `Botanics´, was established way back in 1670 and is Scotland´s premier garden. Tender plants are an important part of the Living Collections and the Glasshouses featuring Britain´s tallest Palm House, is a haven for botanical wonders in ten climate zones. Discover some of the world´s oldest plants in the Orchid & Cycad House.The world´s largest collection of vireya rhododendrons are on display in the Peat and Rock House. Visit the award-winning John Hope Gateway visitor centre.

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Garden Acreage: 72

Open Times: All year, Daily, 10:00-18:00, (16:00 Nov to Jan)

Price Details: Entry to Garden is Free. Admission charge applies for Glasshouses.


0131 248 2925
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Inverleith Row, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, EdinburghEH3 5LR, United Kingdom

One mile north of city centre, off the A902, withentrances on Inverleith Row and Arboretum Place.


Royal Botanic Garden

Amazing, well worth a visit. Beautifully laid out and maintained. Wide variety of quite exotic plants and environments. Went with wife, and spent a most enjoyable two hours wandering about. Easy to get to.

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