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Let's Explore Activity Sheet

Let's Explore Activity Sheet

Just for kids, what can you spot in the Garden today? Pick up a Let's Explore Activity Sheet from admissions and explore Benmore Botanic Garden.

Ageing Well Edinburgh Leisure Garden walks (every Monday afternoon)

Ageing Well Edinburgh Leisure Garden walks (every Monday afternoon)

A low-level health walk where older adults, living with dementia and their carers can experience the various health benefits that can be achieved by regular walking. Suggested donation of £1. For more information contact Ageing Well on 0131 458 2183

Meet the Edible Gardening Team

Meet the Edible Gardening Team

Pop in anytime and look out for the team at work in the garden. Take a walk around our productive garden with the Edible Gardening Project volunteers, find out what jobs need doing in your own garden now and have your vegetable growing questions answered.

Plant Scenery of the World

Plant Scenery of the World

A major exhibition celebrating 50 years of the ‘Front Range’, RBGE’s innovative modernist glasshouses.

Family Art Trail

Journey into your imagination through Plant Scenery of the World in a fun, interactive in-gallery resource for all the family.

Garden Social for Dementia| (First Friday morning of the month)

Garden Social for Dementia| (First Friday morning of the month)

Free sessions with refreshments and activities, inspired by the Garden, for people affected by dementia. Numbers are limited; please arrive a little early to avoid disappointment.

Botanic Cottage Open Day | (First Friday afternoon of the month)

Botanic Cottage Open Day | (First Friday afternoon of the month)

Join a free, drop in, public tour of the Botanic Cottage and discover how it was saved and rebuilt. Arrive early to avoid disappointment as numbers are limited. Free, Drop-in event, all ages 1.30pm & 3pm

Reading Together drop-in book group (Every Thursday morning)

Reading Together drop-in book group (Every Thursday morning)

Every Thursday 10:30–12:00 | ages 14+ | Botanic Cottage | Free | If you love reading come to a book group with a difference, where stories and poems are read aloud and discussed over tea and coffee | led by the charity Open Book

Explorathon '17

Explorathon brings scientists and the public together to explore big questions. Come and find out what science is happening in Edinburgh with Garden staff and a variety of guest participants.

Apple Day

Apple Day

Join us to celebrate apples this autumn with displays of Scottish apples, opportunities to taste unusual varieties and a chance to get your unknown apples identified.

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