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University of Oxford Botanic Garden

Rose La., Oxford OX1 4AZ, England
+44 1865 286690
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  • Poor2%
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Rose La., Oxford OX1 4AZ, England
+44 1865 286690
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 6 October 2017

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 3 October 2017

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

Reviewed 24 September 2017

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 24 September 2017 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 22 September 2017

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 21 September 2017

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
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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