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University of Oxford Botanic Garden

Rose La., Oxford OX2 0AR, England
+44 1865 286690
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Rose La., Oxford OX2 0AR, England
+44 1865 286690
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fabulous quiet corner of Oxford with the added bonus of an interesting range of plant life and accessible interpretation. Visit on a noce day and just wander around and sit in the peaceful surroundings.

Thank robert p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The botanical gardens may be beautiful in the spring and summer but in the late fall, they are nothing terribly special. I would avoid a November/December trip (except maybe for the Xmas fair).

Thank KingsMountaineer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited this garden on a dry, Saturday afternoon. There was still snow on the ground in places. A lovely, quiet stroll around thousands of plants. Most were asleep for winter but the glasshouses were fantastic.

Thank Les H
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Lovely quiet walk around the gardens and glasshouses and beside the river. Would be even better in the summer but we'll worth a visit even in December.

Thank Trevor L
Reviewed 7 December 2017

To be fair, it was November when we visited, but while it was somewhere to kill some time, I wouldn’t rush back. I like to feel inspired and take ideas away when I visit botanic gardens, but something just didn’t resonate with me. I think...More

Thank Raven6665
Reviewed 7 December 2017

a great place to just sit - or to see beautiful plants and setting - just of the high street in Oxford

Thank nigel n
Reviewed 16 November 2017

A rather small, but beautifully laid out garden. Knowledgeable and friendly staff provide visitors with information and a pamphlet detailing what is in bloom at the time you visit. The garden is worth the few pounds entrance fee.

Thank CoreneBloemfontein
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We spent a couple of hours here and enjoyed it. On a warm day you can sit and chill out for a bit which is what we did. Its very pretty with lots of interesting plants to look at. Not as big as a lot...More

Thank Jenna R
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Ever since my first visit to Oxford- quite a long time ago- I've always loved the Botanic Garden. My daughter and I visited on a rather misty, autumn afternoon and, although not as spectacular as in Spring/Summer, it was so calm and peaceful. There are...More

Thank annafromlondon
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Many species of plant life, tranquil setting, pricing was reasonable but we did get student and senior discount. Still beautiful in October would recommend.

Thank Imogen P
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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.
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
9 June 2017|
Response from 104katarzynap | Reviewed this property |
it's 18-20 minutes by walk, very easy to get