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University of Oxford Botanic Garden

Rose La., Oxford OX1 4AZ, England
+44 1865 286690
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Rose La., Oxford OX1 4AZ, England
+44 1865 286690
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a beautiful and calm place to visit if you're looking for a relaxing day. The variety is great and it's best in the Spring/Summer when everything is in bloom.

Thank Michelle L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Peace in the middle of the din . Lay out wonderful. Everything labeled . Great place to relax , reflect,and learn.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This garden may not be the biggest but still is very pretty and was free. We spent some time here outside and in the greenhouses. Very interesting and relaxing just to sit on a bench and enjoy the sun.

Thank Susanne161
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went yesterday as we were looking for something to do on an autumnal day. As some reviews have said, it's not the biggest botanical gardens in the world but there is still a good amount to see with the different beds,...More

Thank DaniA-G15
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spend some time in the centre of Oxford to admire and feast your eyes on the beautiful variety of plants this garden has to offer. Even South African succulents featured in a special hothouse in this collection of exquisite plants. The huge and coulorful begonias...More

Thank Chatwm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unfortunately just as we paid the heavens opened but the sun came out to make a very enjoyable visit. Very informative labelling of plants explaining what they were used for. Even surface ideal for wheelchair users. Sat by the river overlooking Magdalen College.

Thank Miranda825
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful garden and greenhouses. We visited on a day when taking in a number of locations in Oxford and despite the rain were able to take time in the gardens and greenhouses when it rained. In an hour you can cover the garden but...More

Thank schanley54
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's not expensive and worth the visit. There are trees and plants that so wonderful. To go around does not take that much time unless you analize each flower. There is staff accessible for questions and you get a map to find your way. Its...More

Thank Christine L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here to rest and enjoy the greenery, and were lured on to explore further. I especially liked the "plants that changed the world" section.

Thank JenA700
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This garden takes about an hour to view. It is well laid out & divided into different areas & catagories. There are benches at convenient intervals! The herbacious border was beautiful. There were some interesting plants & trees in the conservatories. There is a small...More

Thank noorcaughley
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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