The Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is set on a hillside overlooking the city which is just 1 mile away.

The Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh is a world famous garden important for its great selection of plants and reminds one of a slightly smaller Kew.
Renowned collection of rhododendrons  from the Himalayas. Other important collections including orchids and alpines.
Superb rock garden over 2 acres with stream, herbaceous borders, Pringle Chinese collection, water ravine, woodland garden and much more.
The  Glasshouses are superb split into different climatic zones with water and tropical plants.
Memorial Garden There is also Britain's largest Palm House.
See also the Queen Mother’s Garden. Real Life Science studio, hands-on activities will keep all the family happy.

2020 Opening times Edinburgh Botanic Garden

Open daily from 10am [except 25 December & 1 January)

Closing: 4pm November-February, 6pm March, 7pm April-September and 6pm October.

Superb new Visitor Centre with displays, restaurant, shop and plant sales.


  • Street: Inverleith Row
  • Postcode: EH3 5LR
  • City: Edinburgh
  • County: Lothian
  • Country: United Kingdom


  • Telephone: 0131 5527171
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Garden Location on a Map