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Botanic Gardens

United Kingdom

Name Town & County Country


Birmingham Botanical Gardens and Glasshouses Westbourne Road, Edgebaston, Birmingham B15 3TR England Opened in 1832, the gardens were designed by J. C. Loudon, with glasshouses added during the latter half of the 19th century.
Borde Hill Garden Balcombe Road, Haywards Heath,
West Sussex, RH16 1XP
Tel 01444 450326 (weekdays)
01444 412151 (weekends)
Fax 01444 440427
England Sussex botanic garden and park
Cambridge University Botanic Garden Cory Lodge, Cambridge, CB2 1JF England Forty acres (16 hectares) close to the city centre containing a large collection of plants of international importance.
Chelsea Physic Garden 66 Royal Hospital Road, London
Tel: 0171 352 5646
Fax: 0171 376 3910
England Founded in 1673 by the Society of Apothecaries; one of Europe's oldest botanic gardens.
Crarae Gardens The Crarae Gardens Charitable Trust,Crarae,Inveraray,
Argyll, SCOTLAND. PA32 8YA
Tel/Fax:- +44 (0)1546 886388 Admin.
Tel:- +44 (0)1546 - 886614 - Visitor Centre 
Email -
The Cruickshank Botanic Garden   Scotland Located in a low-lying and fairly sheltered area of Aberdeen, less than a mile from the North Sea, this 11-acre garden is partly owned and financed by the University of Aberdeen and partly by the Cruickshank Botanic Gardens Trust.
Dundee University Botanic Gardens      
Durham University Botanic Garden   England Extensive information about both plants and art in the garden, a tour and a virtual plant gallery.
The Eden Project   England Millennium project underway in the former Bodelva China Clay Pit, near St. Austell, Cornwall aims to create three climate zones and a visitor attraction.
Edinburgh- Royal Botanic Garden Inverleith Row, Edinburgh EH3 5LR
Scotland Founded in the 17th century, RBGE now extends to 31 hectares (at Inverleith in Edinburgh) and incorporates specialist gardens at three very different locations in Scotland (Younger, mild oceanic climate; Logan, almost subtropical; and Dawyck, cool and dry).
Exbury Gardens Exbury Gardens, Exbury, Nr. Southampton, Hampshire, SO45 1AZ
General Enquiries - 023 8089 1203
24 Hour Information Line -
023 8089 9422
Restaurant & Tea Rooms -
023 8089 8737
Plant Centre & Gift Shop -
023 8089 8625
Glasgow Botanic Garden and the Kibble Palace Botanic Gardens, 730 Great Western Road, at Queen Margaret Drive, Glasgow G12 0UE. (near Hillhead Underground Station)
Tel No. 0141 334 2422
Harris Garden, University of Reading   England Botanic garden with adjacent experimental grounds established in 1972 on 12-acre (5 ha.) site.
Heligan, Lost Garden of , Cornwall

Heligan Gardens, Pentewan, St Austell, Cornwall PL26 6EN
Tel 01726 845100
Fax 01726 845101

Kew Gardens LONDON   England Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew - Overview of the spectacular gardens and issues of Kew Scientist newsletter, as well as access to some of the Royal Botanic Gardens databases.
Moor Bank Garden   England Part of the Town Moor, a large working farm surrounded by the city maintained by the University of Newcastle.
The National Botanic Garden of Wales   Wales A visionary project and botanical science showcase built for the Millennium and beyond. Science Programme includes systemataics, biodiversity and conservation, sustainability and economic botany. Llanarthne, Carmarthenshire.
Ness Botanic Gardens   England Ness Botanic Gardens - Established in 1898 by cotton merchant Arthur Kilpin Bulley, now part of the University of Liverpool.
Sheffield Botanic Garden Clarkehouse Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire. S10 2LN England  
St Andrews Botanic Garden   Scotland  
Trentham Gardens Trentham    
Tropical Glasshouse, University of Wales Aberystwyth Botany Gardens   Wales Collection of exotic ferns, cycads and angiosperms.
Tresco - Botanic Gardens Abbey Gardens, Isles of Scilly, Cornwall England  
Ventnor Botanic Garden Ventnor Botanic Garden, Undercliff Drive, Ventnor, Isle of Wight,
PO38 1UL
Tel: 01983 855397
Fax: 01983 856154
England Ventnor Botanic Gardens - Gardens commenced in 1970 on the Isle of Wight with a wide variety of temperate, sub-tropical and exotic plants, shrubs and trees; site provides extensive information about the gardens and their maintenance.
Wakehurst Place   England This West Sussex garden is an outpost of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
Welsh Botanic Garden      
Winkworth Arboretum Hascombe Road, Godalming, Surrey. England  
Winterbourne Botanic Gardens   England Maintained by Birmingham University School of Continuing Studies.
Wisley - The Royal Horticultural Society's Garden, Wisley, Woking, Surrey GU23 6QB England  



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