Opening times

March to November

Monday to Friday: 10 am to 4:30 pm
Weekends: 10 am to 4:30 pm
Bank Holidays: 10 am to 4:30 pm

December and January

Monday to Friday: 10 am to dusk
Weekends and Bank Holidays: Closed

Please note; on Saturday and Sunday throughout February the Garden is open from 11am to 3pm. 

Refreshments in the Garden re-open on 28th February.

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 - £7.70 (includes optional £0.70 Gift Aid donation for UK taxpayers)
  • Children under 18 - Free
  • Members (Friends of the Garden) - Free
  • University of Bristol students and staff - Free


Our café is open daily from 28th February, 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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