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  • St Andrews Botanic Garden

    St Andrews Botanic Garden is a beautiful living treasure in the heart of historic St Andrews, home to 8,000 species of plant representing biomes from around the world. Mature tree and shrub plantings enclose the garden and inspirational plant displays cover rock and scree hillsides, ponds, woodland and herbaceous borders. For families, there is a natural play area and seasonal activity trails.

    Coming soon is the Tangled Bank, which will showcase the very best of north east Fife plant life. Incorporating sand dunes, meadows, glades, meandering grass paths and a boardwalk, the Tangled Bank will be a beautiful space to spend time.

    How to find us

    On Foot/Bike: The garden is located on Canongate and is a 10 minute walk from the centre of St Andrews. The easiest route is to follow is via Viaduct Walk from the town, which brings you onto Canongate. Viaduct Walk is a shared path for bikes and walkers. We have bike racks at the garden.

    By Public Transport: The 99C bus route goes past the garden, to/from the town or to Dundee.
    The nearest train station for the garden’s is Leuchars, you can get the any 99 bus from the train station to St Andrews and the garden (normally every 10 minutes).

    By Car: We have a free car park at the garden. For satnavs, our postcode is KY16 8RT.



    • Tangled Bank
    • Rhododendron Glade
    • Rock Garden and Pond

    Promotional Themes

    • Herbaceous Borders & Plantings
    • Woodland Gardens
    • Water Gardens
    • Tree Collection/Champion Trees
    • Edible Gardens and Vegetables in Season
    • Autumn Colour
    • Rhododendron Displays
    • Snowdrops
    • Red Squirrels
    • Woodland Wildlife

    Opening Times

    Monday: 10:00 - 18:00 Tuesday: 10:00 - 18:00 Wednesday: 10:00 - 18:00 Thursday: 10:00 - 18:00 Friday: 10:00 - 18:00 Saturday: 10:00 - 18:00 Sunday: 10:00 - 18:00

    Admission prices

    Adult: £6.00 Child: FREE Concession: £5.00 Membership: £28.00 individual/ £42.00 joint


    Café / Restaurant Picnic area Shop Car park Accessible parking Toilets Accessible toilets Wheelchair access Pushchair friendly Kids’ play area Events Plant sales


    Canongate, St Andrews, KY16 8RT


    01334 461200
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    Walk with our Director

    June 29th, 2022 - June 29th, 2022

    Free Friday
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    July 1st, 2022 - July 1st, 2022

    Planet Botanic Holiday Club
    Planet Botanic Holiday Club

    Planet Botanic Holiday Club

    July 4th, 2022 - August 8th, 2022

    Garden Explorers Kids Club
    Garden Explorers Kids Club

    Garden Explorers Kids Club

    July 9th, 2022 - December 10th, 2022

    Family Fun Day
    Family Fun Day

    Family Fun Day

    July 30th, 2022 - July 30th, 2022