View across azaleas to the Temperate Palm House at Edinburgh

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

The Botanics captures the imagination of everyone who visits and is world renowned for its horticultural excellence. Over 70 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds provide a tranquil haven just one mile from the city centre.

Open daily (March to Sept) 10am – 6pm, (Feb & Oct) 10am – 5pm, (Nov to Jan) 10am -4pm. Closed 25 December and 1st January
Garden entry FREE with a charge for Glasshouses.

Plan your visit:

We are delighted to say that the Garden is open today from 10am. 

RBGE summer panorama still

NEW: Virtual visit

Explore the Garden with interactive, 360 panoramas.
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This week's highlight

Plant highlight this week

See what is blooming this week.



Real Life Science

What's on

Find out about exhibitions, events and courses.

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is a charity (registration number SC007983)