Opening times

The Garden is closed.

From 23/3/20 the decision was taken to close the Garden to protect public and staff. Please keep an eye on our social media channels where we'll share images of the Garden over the closure period and beyond. We wish you all well. 

Find us

University of Bristol Botanic Garden
The Holmes
Stoke Park Road
Stoke Bishop

Telephone: +44 (0) 117 42 82041

Map and travel information


The Garden is largely accessible for wheelchairs and mobility scooters with a designated path leading around the Garden and glasshouses. Disabled toilet facilities are available on site.

Only registered disability assistance dogs are permitted in the Garden.

Entry price

  • Adults - £7.00 (£7.70 with voluntary Gift Aid donation for UK taxpayers)
  • Children under 18 - Free
  • Students from all institutions - Free
  • University of Bristol staff (including retired) and alumni - Free
  • Members (Friends of the Garden) - Free


Our café is open daily, 11 am to 4 pm.

Chandos Deli offer a delicious selection of hot drinks, cakes, pastries, sandwiches and salads.
Served in the beautiful, period Devers Room or sitting on the West Terrace overlooking the pond.

Come on a tour

Guided tours are a great way to learn about the history of the Garden, our fascinating plant collections, and the work we do.

Tours take around 1 hour 30 minutes.

Curator's tours

The Curator leads monthly tours of the Garden.

Free to Friends of the Garden, students and University of Bristol staff.
£9.00 per visitor. No need to book, just come along.

Find out when the next Curator's tour will be.

School visits

We offer inspiring school visits for primary and secondary school pupils.

Arrange a group tour

We can arrange tours for organised groups of 10 or more.

Group tours cost £9.00 per visitor (this includes the standard entry fee)

Group tour enquiry form

Group tour enquiry form

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