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University of Oxford Botanic Garden

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Address: Rose La., Oxford, England
Phone Number: 01865/286690
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Relaxing with interesting gardens and the greenhouses are beautiful and unusual

The gardens are very relaxing, you could take a picnic and sit under the trees. There's a nice walk alongside the river, watching the punts and the greenhouses are beautiful... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

The gardens are very relaxing, you could take a picnic and sit under the trees. There's a nice walk alongside the river, watching the punts and the greenhouses are beautiful. Each one is different, arid, rainforest, Lilly house. Well worth seeing. Free for 16yr olds and under with an adult

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Westbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Spending a whole day in Oxford recently we had the opportunity to visit quite a few of Oxfords more well known attractions that we did in fact visit. But we also spent a couple of hours in the University of Oxford Botanic Garden and we were not disappointed. Being a very keen gardener my self I gained a lot of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

We stopped here while my wife and I were on vacation from Ohio. Overwhelming amount of plants. Very well cared for. I would budget at least 1 - 1.5 hours for this visit.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

All year around the Botanic garden is well worth a visit with lovely borders and green houses. Missed the fish in the water lily pond this year though..

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Hertford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

The gardens were really in full colour on our visit. There was a large variety of flowers and shrubs which were nearly all labelled and also greenhouses that had many of the more unusual plants. Well worth a visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We visited on the 11th June, we were very impressed with the beautiful layout of the gardens. Found the labelling really helpful and nice that the plants were often grouped in family beds. Amazed how peaceful it was considering how close it was to the main road,. Will go again, we usually visit Kew gardens but Oxford is closer so... More 

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Talloires, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

As we bought our entrance tickets, we were asked if we'd like to join a tour on ethnobotany. We joined and thoroughly enjoyed the 1 hour tour, led by two young women students. We learned so much about the medicinal, industrial and food uses of many of the plants in the gardens. The guides were responsive to questions and extremely... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We loved going around seeing what was growing. One can take your book picnic and sit on grass or wooden benches. There is a walk by the river where u can picnic The hot houses are very interesting espicially the lily house Well worth it

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Leigh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Visited here in May this year. It is located opposite Magdalen College and next to the River Cherwell. The gardens are well maintained and tranquil. I believe from memory that the entrance fee is about £4.50 for adults and there is no time limit on your visit. Worth a visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

The vegetation is incredible and the space is relaxing. I enjoy walking, looking and taking a picture while conversing with friends.

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Additional Information about University of Oxford Botanic Garden

Address: Address: Rose La., Oxford, England
Phone Number: 01865/286690
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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