Accessibility

Visiting Us 

Group photo with representatives from: Guide Dogs Scotland, Hearing Dogs for Deaf People, Canine Partners and Medical Detection Dogs.

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh welcomes all visitors and aims to ensure that everyone has an enjoyable day out by providing best possible access to the Gardens, our Glasshouses, Inverleith House contemporary art gallery, our visitor centre and restaurants.   

The Garden is largely accessible to wheelchair users and public buildings have level or ramped ground floor access.  There are tarmac paths around the Garden most of which are flat and accessible.  Any steep paths which are not wheelchair accessible are sign-posted.

Young girl sat with Guide Dog

All registered assistance dogs are welcome in the Garden.

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh’s Access Statement is currently in development and will be added to this website in the very near future.  Thank you for your patience.

Accessibility Survey

If you have specific needs and have recently visited the Garden, we’d love to receive your feedback.  Please follow this link to our new Accessibility Survey and tell us what you thought of your visit.  Your comments and opinions are invaluable to us.

Click here to complete our new Accessibility Survey.

Website Accessibility

We have taken a number of steps to ensure our website is simple to use for everyone.  Click here for information on how to change the text size or navigate the website using keys rather than a mouse.

Wheelchair accessible pathway through the Botanic Garden

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