Cambridge University Botanic Garden

Cambridge University Botanic Garden, in Cambridge

Landscape highlights at Cambridge Botanic Garden include the Winter Garden, the richly-fragranced Scented Garden, the buzzing Bee Borders.

With a framework of mature trees and shrubs, this paradise of plants at the University of Cambridge Botanic Garden comprises diverse, superbly landscaped settings including: the Rock Garden representing the alpine plants from the mountains of every continent;
the Lake and Water Garden, teeming with bird life; tropical rainforest, the alpine house and seasonal displays in the Glasshouses and the historic Systematic Beds displaying 1600 hardy representatives of more than 80 families of flowering plants. The Garden also boasts many important plant collections including lavenders, hardy geraniums, British native plants displayed on the Ecological Mound, and the finest collection of trees in the East of England. 

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The Cambridge University Botanic Garden is an inspiration year-round, and an exciting introduction to the natural world for families (children can borrow our free Young Explorer backpacks).  Garden Café and Botanic Garden Shop also open daily.
The Glasshouses and Café close 30 minutes before the Garden and the Botanic Garden Shop at Brookside closes 15 minutes before the Garden.


  • Telephone: 01223 336265
  • E-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


  • Street: University of Cambridge Botanic Garden
  • Postcode: CB2 1JF
  • City: Cambridge
  • County: Cambridgeshire
  • Country: United Kingdom


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