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University of Oxford Botanic Garden

Rose La., Oxford OX1 4AZ, England
+44 1865 286690
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“exotic plants” (18 reviews)
“green houses” (17 reviews)
“hot house” (9 reviews)
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Rose La., Oxford OX1 4AZ, England
+44 1865 286690
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Reviewed September 11, 2016

I am a Friend of Kew so get free entrance here and as this place is lovely I always try and come here when I am in Oxford. This garden is better earlier in the Summer (June / July probably the peak) but the fruit...More

Thank sheepygold
Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

I'm not a fan of botanical gardens, that's sure. When entering, I was asking myself what exactly brought me here, and, to my big surprise, it's a great place! I enjoyed my visit a lot, they have not only various flowers and trees, but also...More

Thank leuveen
Reviewed September 7, 2016

Visiting in September, although was nice to see the array of plants within the greenhouses, the borders were somewhat lacking as the summer drew to a end. Overall though a very nice few hours spent wandering around.

Thank Vic0911
Reviewed September 7, 2016

Formal garden beds with plants used for healing form part of this garden, with less formal areas beyond, including a rock garden. I was thrilled to find a Dawn Redwood and a newly planted Sargent cherry among the trees.

Thank Ann M
Reviewed September 5, 2016

Peaceful gardens in the bustle of Oxford. Some beds could have been better but we enjoyed the hot houses. Overall an enjoyable place to visit. Tea and cake from a van.

Thank keephoping
Reviewed September 5, 2016

A beautiful, large garden to visit, but not overwhelming. Interesting greenhouses containing exotic plants, glorious flower beds.

Thank _annatkinson
Reviewed September 4, 2016

We paid £5 each to spend a very pleasant hour and a half walking around these beautiful gardens - it was incredibly relaxing! In fact we probably could have stayed even longer, if we had the time. The displays are well maintained and well presented,...More

Thank IanDig
Reviewed September 4, 2016

This really is a very interesting place. I did not really know what to expect but was so glad I'd gone and will certainly go back again. The gardens are well set out with many peaceful paths to walk along. I particularly liked the cacti...More

Thank Huffers57
Reviewed September 1, 2016

We've lived near Oxford for ages but never stopped in before. What a lovely place for an afternoon stroll. The greenhouses are amazing. Bring a picnic - there are a few nice spots to sit down and chill.

Thank plannergrrrl
Reviewed August 31, 2016

I took one of the first guided tours to be offered, and it makes a big difference. Our guide, Peter, was very well prepared to show us the grounds.

Thank Roxanne F
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Response from Partha Sarathi S | Reviewed this property |
You can pay by cash or card.
June 30, 2017|
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Response from Paul S | Reviewed this property |
15 minutes by foot, just follow the main road, the entrance is opposite St Magdalene College. There are city buses passing nearby, check the website of the oxfordbus
June 9, 2017|
Response from 104katarzynap | Reviewed this property |
it's 18-20 minutes by walk, very easy to get