Become a member

Become a member of the Friends of the Botanic Garden. Members get free entry to the garden, 10 seed packets, and access to exclusive events.

Annual membership

Currently there is a special offer on annual membership, with a reduction of £10.

Single: £15

Two-person (including children): £25

Annual memberships are also available as a gift subscription

Lifetime membership

Lifetime: £625 per person

Benefactor membership

Benefactor: £125

Benefits of membership

  • Free entry to the garden throughout the year
  • Exclusive tours with the curator
  • Talks from top horticultural speakers
  • Sculpture and art exhibitions
  • Grow special plants from seeds from the Botanic Garden
  • Excursions to world famous gardens like Kew and Wisley
  • Theatre and wine tasting evenings
  • Regular newsletters with updates on the garden and events
  • Visits to friends’ private gardens

We use income generated by the Friends to invest in new projects and contribute towards the upkeep of the Garden.

Corporate membership

The Friends of the Garden are very grateful for the support given by our corporate members. Contact the Friends of the Botanic Garden if your organisation would like to support our work.

We are currently supported by:

Contact us

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