Take a private tour of University of Bristol's Botanic Garden

The Holmes, Stoke Park Road, Stoke Bishop, Bristol, BS9 1JG

Tel: +44 (0)117 428 2042

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The University of Bristol Botanic Garden cultivates some 4,500 plant species from over 200 plant families within its five-acre site. This diversity of plants is unique and not found anywhere else in the Bristol area.

The Botanic Garden tours can be enjoyed throughout the year and outside normal opening times by prior appointment. Tours are hosted by the Garden’s team of trained volunteer guides who explain about the history and work of the Garden and introduce the plant collections.

Private tours can be booked for a group of 10+ people. The garden also hosts public tours once a month, check the website for the upcoming dates.

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Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)



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    • G9469LIjanetb
      Wells, United Kingdom
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      Lovely peaceful morning
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 13th June 2022
      Lovely peaceful gardens, lots of interesting areas. Glasshouses have a great variety of cacti which we loved. I enjoyed more than the Eden Project ones! Read full review
    • Vicki P
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      Very enjoyable visit
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 18th July 2022
      Very much enjoyed our visit - amazing how much they've fitted into a relatively small space, and lots of interesting information available. A great deal to see at all times of the year, and I'd like... Read full review
    • debrabN7297OD
      Bristol, United Kingdom
      Tranquil tropical paradise, wonderful art, friendly, relaxing
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 31st March 2024
      Amazing day at the Easter Sculpture Festival. So many beautiful things to look at, the gardens are a tropical paradise tucked away in the city and we were enthralled by all the amazing sculptures... Read full review

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