About us

Our mission

Our mission at the University of Bristol Botanic Garden is to educate, communicate and conserve.

Our history

Our current garden was established in 1882. Since opening, we have moved location three times. Find out about our rich history.

Volunteer with us

We have a range of voluntary roles at the Garden. Apply to volunteer with us.

Donate to the Friends of the Garden

The Friends of the Garden welcome donations large or small to help support the GardenMake a donation.

The Garden Blog

We regularly share news of what we’ve been up to in the garden, and our musings on the world of plants. Discover our latest posts.

Contact us

You can contact the Botanic Garden by email, telephone or by post.


Tel: +44 (0) 117 42 82041

Postal address

(Please note this is different from our visitor address)

University of Bristol Botanic Garden
Hollybush Lane
Stoke Bishop