Guided tours

With 120 acres to explore, make sure you see the best of this very special Garden by joining a guided tour with one of our experts. Guided tours are included in the Garden admission and take place on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays at 2pm (March - September). No advance booking necessary.

Self-led audio tours

If you prefer to enjoy the Garden at your own pace, ask for a complimentary audio handset at Visitor Reception and discover the fascinating history, hidden treasures and seasonal highlights of this magnificent Garden.

Girl using audio handset at Benmore Botanic Garden

Guide yourself around the Garden with a complimentary audio handset. 

Booked tours for groups

Tours for groups can be arranged at other times and can be tailored to meet the needs of your group. Due to availability, we ask that you pre-book group tours at least two weeks before your visit to avoid disappointment.

To book a guided tour, please call 01369 706261 or email

The Benmore Explorer

The Benmore Explorer people carrier offers rides for those with mobility needs - information about running times are available from Visitor Reception on +44 (0) 1369 840 509 or the Main Office on +44 (0) 1369 706 261.

 The Benmore Explorer


A comprehensive souvenir guidebook is available to buy from the Benmore Shop or from the RBGE online publications store.

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