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Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

20 Inverleith Row, Edinburgh EH3 5LR, Scotland
+44 131 552 7171
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The Botanics offers visitors peace and tranquility amongst its stunning 72 acres in Edinburgh city centre. Founded in 1670, the Garden is acknowledged to be one of the finest in the world.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“glass house” (149 reviews)
“green houses” (79 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
20 Inverleith Row, Edinburgh EH3 5LR, Scotland
Stockbridge & Dean Village
+44 131 552 7171
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A lovely sunny day in Edinburgh so decided to visit here and we weren’t disappointed. The gardens are huge and they were preparing for their special Christmas light show so there were lots of Christmas decorations dotted around to look at too. There’s so much...More

Thank Sandancer77
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time visiting these Botanical gardens and it’s many glass houses. It’s entry free, but you are invited and encouraged to contribute as it costs to keep it running, maintained, clean and in the good conditions the gardens and glass houses are...More

Thank missp606
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited the Botanical Gardens in mid October, the entrance fee into the houses was reduced due to maintenance work in a couple of them. Although we didn't get to see everything, it was a lovely day, and totally worth it. There was a lot to...More

Thank Tori T
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is my third time visiting the Botanic gardens,and I can only say that it gets better each time. Since my last visit, in 2009, they have opened the John Hope Gateway, which brings together the restaurant and shop and several exhibition areas under one...More

Thank Charles R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lovely walk around the gardens. The Glass houses are a must and the best part for me. Great place to take pictures if your into the green things in life.

Thank Toptaf
Reviewed 6 days ago

It took about thirty minutes to walk from the centre but buses are available. The greenhouse tour was interesting and varied. Interesting sculptures and the Chinese "Mountain" path was lovely as it crossed the rushing gorge!

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Spent a few hours here absolutely beautiful. Lovely tea rooms and very friendly and helpful staff. Only half glass houses were open so reduced entrance fee. Really nice place to spent time.

Thank paulbM371TX
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Garden and (especially) its glasshouses at the is a place I always try to visit when I’m staying in the city. They glasshouses are great. Normally I’d give the Garden and it’s glasshouses a 5-Star rating. However, when I visited today 5 of the...More

Thank Kodachrome25
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had opportunity to visit the Garden in my hop on and hop off bus and at least half day is required to visit this since it is huge

Thank ZaimJee
Reviewed 1 week ago

The time we went it was so peaceful and so beautiful, just to walk around in such lovely environment

Thank diddydavewigan
Stockbridge & Dean Village
Just downhill of New Town and attractively straddling
a river near the elegant Royal Botanic Garden, it’s
small wonder that Stockbridge became one of the city’s
first hip neighbourhoods. It’s now one of Edinburgh’s
most desirable, though many bohemian touches have
fallen away as its residents have matured and the area
has gentrified. Some second-hand shops cling on, but
mostly residents display refined tastes in basement
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Benjamin B
5 November 2017|
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Response from Scottkelly53 | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry not able to answer that question. Best to email the gard3ns direct. Enjoy if you visit.
1 October 2017|
Response from ThisIsMyOpinion2 | Reviewed this property |
Apologies for delay. Don't know if you are still interested or if it's too late, but I can confirm that at least half are open to the public. They are charging half price as a result
2 July 2017|
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Response from Moamamike | Reviewed this property |
They may do this in their restaurant at the main entrance. Check if they are on-line