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University of Oxford Botanic Garden

Rose La., Oxford OX2 0AR, England
+44 1865 286690
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“exotic plants” (18 reviews)
“hot house” (9 reviews)
“rock garden” (8 reviews)
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Rose La., Oxford OX2 0AR, England
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+44 1865 286690
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"exotic plants"
in 18 reviews
"hot house"
in 9 reviews
"rock garden"
in 8 reviews
"water lilies"
in 7 reviews
"plant life"
in 7 reviews
"spring and summer"
in 7 reviews
"flower beds"
in 11 reviews
"beautiful flowers"
in 7 reviews
"full bloom"
in 7 reviews
"entry fee"
in 17 reviews
"busy city"
in 12 reviews
"sunny day"
in 20 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 24 reviews
"high street"
in 18 reviews
"magdalen bridge"
in 8 reviews
"worth a visit"
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"few hours"
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

For the £15 it cost 3 of us to get in, I was expecting something a little more. Yes, there are plenty of nicely lined plants in beds, a lot of exotic examples and some water features. But there was nothing spectacular that makes me...More

Thank Hannah G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice little garden and collection of glasshouses that can be seen in about an hour. I thought the entry fee of £6.00 was reasonable too. Some people have complained about the "overgrown" plants in the greenhouses, nut I quite enjoyed ducking and moving various flora...More

Thank blondemetalninja
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's on a beautiful site right next to the river, with a remarkable collection of both tropical and temperate plants. The stone archway in the entrance will be familiar to those who love Morse and Lewis.

Thank Hew001
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited the Botanic Garden in April, which probably wasn't the best time of year as most of the outdoor flowers were not in bloom. The garden is built over a Jewish graveyard. The glass houses were nice to see though. I particularly liked the...More

Thank Selina C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here lunchtime today for some peace and quiet - and fresh air. Perhaps not the best time of year to see flowers in bloom, but the greenhouses were full and the bluebells were out. There were many couples and young families there as well.

Thank Shan J
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Extremely good value at £5 per person.. whilst the gardens weren’t in full bloom it was peaceful and still beautiful. The glass houses had some fantastic plants in and we spent a wonderful 2 hours just wandering round.

Thank LouSoutham
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful and interesting selection of plants in a beautiful and peaceful environment. Well worth an hour, reasonable price.

Thank snowboardgirl2015
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The botanical gardens in Oxford are quite small but full of easy to read informative information boards. We visited on a freezing cold March day but felt it was a successful visit well worth the money we paid. There weren’t many plants in flower but...More

Thank Joyce C
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great place to take a bit of time out from the bustle of the city. In the winter it can be a little sparse in the main garden, but there is always plenty to see in the hot houses, where there are climates from arid...More

Thank Richard-solo
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

It was an amazing experience for me to visit University of Oxford Botanic Garden. I have never seen so many different plants. What I liked the most is that you get to learn which plants are used in medical industry, which plants are poisonous etc.......More

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Matache C
24 September 2017|
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Response from Partha Sarathi S | Reviewed this property |
You can pay by cash or card.
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murphy-monkey
1 July 2017|
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Response from Paul S | Reviewed this property |
15 minutes by foot, just follow the main road, the entrance is opposite St Magdalene College. There are city buses passing nearby, check the website of the oxfordbus
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SouthamptonCaroleE
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Response from 104katarzynap | Reviewed this property |
it's 18-20 minutes by walk, very easy to get
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