University of Dundee Botanical Gardens
Visit the University of Dundee Botanic Garden and enjoy its wide range of plants, with fine collections of conifers and broad-leaved trees and shrubs, tropical and temperate glasshouses, water garden and herb garden. Located in 9.5 hectares of south facing, gently sloping land near the banks of the River Tay, the Garden features many species of indigenous British plants as well as representative collections of important plants from all the continents of the world.
The Garden is committed to Education for people of all ages, with more than 80,000 visitors crossing its threshold every year. The Garden has a popular caf√© and gift shop with plant nursery, whilst regular art exhibitions are hosted in the Visitor Centre, and facilities exist for holding receptions and meetings.
How to find us
The University of Dundee Botanic Garden is situated near Dundee's International Airport on the outskirts of Dundee's City Centre.
From Perth (A90), turn right at The Landmark Hotel roundabout onto Riverside Avenue. Turn left at next round about and the Dundee Botanic Garden is approximately 330 yards on your right hand side.
From Dundee (Kingsway West), turn left at The Landmark Hotel round about onto Riverside Avenue. Turn left at next round about and the Dundee Botanic Garden is approximately 330 yards on your right hand side.
Alternatively you can take the Perth Road from Dundee City Centre and turn left on Riverside Drive. The Dundee Botanic Garden is approximately 330 yards on your left hand side
- Tropical Glasshouse
- Evolution Garden
- Australasian Garden
Tours are taken by Curator or Education officer and last for approximately 1.5 hours - Book through 01382 381190
- Herbaceous Borders & Plantings
- Meconopsis and Woodland Gardens
- Water Gardens
- Rose Gardens
- Autumn Colour
Opening TimesMonday: 10:00 - 16:30 Tuesday: 10:00 - 16:30 also:
Coffee Shop: 9:00 - 17:00
From November to February, the Garden shuts 1 hour earlier, at 15:30
Closed from 25th December to 26th December
Closed from 31 December to 2nd January.
Admission pricesAdult: Check website
FacilitiesPicnic area Shop Car park Accessible parking Toilets Accessible toilets Wheelchair access Pushchair friendly Assistance Dogs Events
AddressUniversity of Dundee
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