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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 days ago via mobile

So many pretty flowers I don't even know where to begin! A beautiful place to spend a few hours on a lovely sunny afternoon.

Thank GuinnessEm
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

You don't have to have green fingers to visit here! If you're a Tolkien fan after watching The Lord of the Rings, look out for the fantasy trees from the movie. There are other movie facts to look out for too...

Thank Tessy M
Reviewed 4 days ago

A very pleasant way to spend a few hours wandering around enjoying the walled gardens, the glasshouses and the river bank. Not the biggest botanical garden in the world but set in a lovely location and with some beautiful and histoic displays.

Thank nick w
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is well worth a visit. 3 hours is enough, it has lots of unusual plants with good info. We went on a Saturday afternoon and seen the plants that changed the world exhibition. There were also specialist ciders and beers being served along...More

Thank VinnyX K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely variety of plants from all over the world. Some stunning displays, really well kept. Loved the giant lily pads. A peaceful hour or two for a very reasonable price.

Thank hayleyevo
Reviewed 1 week ago

A joy in the city centre - a stroll around the greenhouses is just wonderful and the gardens a joy to walk and rest in.

Thank cara472
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not only are most of the plants labelled but there are very helpful descriptions of their historical usage and development. So many unusual species in the glasshouses. Like any other garden some areas will have passed their best but do not let that put you...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there a couple of months back with a good friend. Really loved this place. Sure some things were shut off but my friend and I had a fabulous time just taking in the scenary. Loved most of the green houses and the open gardens....More

Thank Ritsacl93
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice quiet oasis in Oxford with nice gardens. Handy to city and to river walks. Not the largest but well worth a visit.

Thank hanknz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was probably the wrong time of year to see the gardens at their best, but we had so looked forward to seeing them and felt rather let down. The majority of the plants are past their best and certain areas of the garden felt...More

Thank Jane J
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30 June 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
Natasha D
27 April 2017|
Response from Naomi R |
I paid £3.50 as I have a student discount card, I think it was £5 for a regular adult.