Durham Botanic Garden | Day Out With The Kids

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Durham Botanic Garden

Durham, County Durham, England

  • Kids touching pine tree at Durham Botanic Garden
  • Boy cutting tree at Durham Botanic Garden

Attraction Information

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Suitable for ages: Young Children (4-8), Older Children (9-12) and Teenagers (13-18)

Venue type: Indoor, Outdoor

Durham Botanic Garden has plant collections from around the world, including China, Japan, North America, South Africa, New Zealand and Chile, as well as a woodland garden, alpine garden and bamboo grove.

In the glasshouses you will find a collection of tropical rainforest plants, desert plants, and more familiar plants from the Mediterranean. It also has some tropical bugs, scorpions and tarantulas. In late summer to early spring the arboretum is grazed by rare breed sheep.

Don't miss the magnificent monkey puzzle tree that dominates the centre of the garden, and be sure to stop at the apiary.


  • Picnics Allowed Picnics Allowed
  • Restaurant Onsite Restaurant Onsite
  • Snacks Available Snacks Available
  • Toilets Available Toilets Available
  • Baby Changing Available Baby Changing Available
  • Disabled Toilets Available Disabled Toilets Available
  • Parking Available On-site Parking Available On-site
  • Parking Available Nearby Parking Available Nearby

Getting There and Contact Information


Hollingside Lane, South Road, Durham, County Durham, DH1 3TN, England


Click here to visit Durham Botanic Garden's website
0191 334 5521

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

November through end of February

10:00 - 16:00

March through end of October

10:00 - 17:00


Adults: £4

Concessions: £3

Children and Students: £1.50

Infants (under 5): Free


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