University of Dundee Botanic Garden | Day Out With The Kids

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University of Dundee Botanic Garden

  • Dundee
  • Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Attraction Information

University of Dundee Botanic Garden has some great hidden areas to explore, plus a well and a mountain. It is peaceful and beautiful, as well as educational, giving you a chance to find out about the plants growing there.
The glasshouse has lemons, bananas and oranges to find, plus gives you an opportunity to find out where paper, tea and coffee come from.
Birds to look out for include Goldcrests, herons and blue tits. There are some mini online guides available with information about different aspects of the garden including birds, insect eating plants and alien invaders!
Find out about trees as you follow the Trail of the Lonesome Pine or just enjoy the variety of native and exotic plants on display.
Three large pools hold plenty of aquatic plants and the indoor tropical one has a Victorian Water Lily, which has leaves of up to 2 meters (over 6ft ), in diameter!
A Fun Day in April, Open Air Theatre, plus Hallowe'en and Christmas related events are available to enjoy every year.

Opening hours

March to October: Open daily 10am to 4.30pm. November to February: Open daily 10am to 3.30pm.

Pricing

Adults £3.90 Senior Citizens (over 60) £2.90 Children (school age) £2.90 Students (except University of Dundee / Dundee College) £2.90 Family (2 adults + 2 school age children) £10

Travel & Contact Information

Address

Riverside Drive, Dundee, Dundee and Angus, DD2 1QH, Scotland

Phone number

01382 381190

Map

Website

Click here to visit University of Dundee Botanic Garden's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

University of Dundee Botanic Garden has not told us about their parking.

No, there are no toilets available.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

University of Dundee Botanic Garden has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant and snacks are available.

University of Dundee Botanic Garden has not told us if they are fully wheelchair friendly.

University of Dundee Botanic Garden has not told us if they are fully pushchair friendly.

University of Dundee Botanic Garden has not told us if they are dog friendly.

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