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University of Oxford Botanic Garden

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Address: Rose La., Oxford, England
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My wife and I were given a year's membership of "The Friends of Oxford Botanic Garden & Harcourt Arboretum" many years ago by our eldest daughter as a joint present. We have... read more

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Reading, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I were given a year's membership of "The Friends of Oxford Botanic Garden & Harcourt Arboretum" many years ago by our eldest daughter as a joint present. We have continued our membership ever since. It presents you with ample opportunities of visiting these two unique centres of excellence - both having very distinct differences - city centre... More 

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Grange-over-Sands, United Kingdom
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My friend and I visited on a cold but Sunny morning in April. I thought the entry fee was readonable and a walk along by the river, through the gardens and in the hot houses was very enjoyable indeed. Personally I wouldn't like to go on a hot very busy day, but that just simply because crowds are a problem... More 

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Knebworth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Lovely selection of hothouse plants, beautiful grounds, river runs through and overlooks a cricket ground, good for an hour or two.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Filled with lots of interesting plants. The greenhouses had some good plant displays, especially the carnivorous plants. Outside was a lovely place to stroll or relax in the sunshine. Enjoyed the plants that changed the world section.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went in April when the tulips were out. Lovely tranquil setting by the river. Some fantastic plant specimens in the glasshouses. Will definately go back later in the summer to see what else is in flower.

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Ennis, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Super location and lovely garden right in the middle of the city. Wandering around the garden, the chimes of the local bellfries can be regularly heard. Located along the river, the trails are romantic and relaxing, with lots of strategic seating. Planting and maintenance is excellent. Greenhouse visits are a MUST

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I can see that in the summer, the Botanic Gardens must be a wonderful place to be and spend time in. It was ever so peaceful, and very relaxing, with bird song, and the tree breeze. We were here for around 2 hours, which was long enough, could've been here longer, but it just wasn't warm enough yet! Look forward... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the University botanic garden and particularly value it for being a place that's not so well known or visited. The entrance is opposite Magdalen College on the other side of the road. Fees are reasonable and even if you were a student MANY years ago, they'll still give you a discount. Beautiful well maintained gardens, fascinating glass houses... More 

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here on a lovely sunny spring day. It was lovely to see things coming to life after winter. The magnolia trees are spectacular. Would like to return another day.

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Whitchurch, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited these botanic gardens with my daughter on a lovely, sunny day. I was surprised how much there was to look at, so many plants both inside and out. The most interesting ones are in very old glass houses, there are hundreds of plants in each section they are really stunning. The outside space is lovely to walk around... More 

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