Student Internship at Logan Botanic Garden

Contact details: Logan Botanic Garden, Port Logan, Stranraer, Wigtownshire DG9 9ND.

Telephone: 01776 860231

Curator: Richard Baines

E-mail: r.baines@rbge.org.uk

Accommodation is available on site for intern students  at Logan Botanic Garden. This comprises of three bedrooms with two beds in each room, a well equipped kitchen, a dining room and a shower room with a toilet.

Useful information

All bed linen such as over sheets, pillows and pillow cases are supplied on site. You are however expected to supply your own towels.

Kitchen: There is an electric cooker, fridge, freezer and microwave available for use. A range of pots, pans, crockery and cutlery are also supplied.

Keys: It is your responsibility to return keys to a member of staff at the end of your stay.

Computers and internet: Two computers are available in the Garden Office for use at lunch times and during the evening. Both Skype and internet facilities are available on these machines.

Telephone: A phone is available in the cottage to receive incoming calls after 5pm at night. The phone cannot be used to make outgoing calls.

Mobile reception: The only total coverage in the area is via the Vodafone network.

Opening Times: The garden is open to the public from 15th March -31st October from 10am -5pm.

Location: The accommodation is located behind the small area of woodland to the left of the garden entrance.

Shopping: Bi-weekly visits to Stranraer are undertaken normally on Mondays and Fridays. Stranraer has supermarkets, chemists, a post office, a bus terminal and a train station. There are ferry terminals at Carin Ryan that travel to Belfast and Larne in Northern Ireland.

Normally students are collected from Stranraer on arrival and transported back to Stranraer on their return trip.

The closest airport is Prestwick airport and this has regular train and bus links to Stranraer. Glasgow airport is also 2 hours away.

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