Opening times

The Botanic Garden is currently closed to the public.

The Botanic Garden will now remain closed for the duration of the new Government National COVID restrictions. 

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 - £5.00 (Reduced from usual £7.00 entry fee as Glasshouses are currently closed)
  • Children under 18 - Free
  • Students from all institutions - Free
  • University of Bristol staff (including retired) and alumni - Free
  • Members (Friends of the Garden) - Free


We regret that at present our refreshment facility is closed. There are a number of cafes a short drive away in Henleaze and Westbury Park.

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 and are available at special events. Please see below for Curator's tours and group tours.

Curator's tours

At certain times of the year the Curator leads informative 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. We are now taking bookings for school tours in late spring and summer 2021.

Arrange a group tour

We can arrange tours for organised groups of 10 or more. We are now taking bookings for tours in late spring and summer 2021.

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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