Members' Events

Open Book: Reading Together

Open Book: Reading Together

Every Thursday 10:30–12:00 | ages 16+ | 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.

Benmore Explorer Tours

Enjoy the beauty of the Garden aboard the Benmore Explorer every Wednesday and Thursday, 2pm.

Benmore Guided Walks

Spend an afternoon with our Garden Guides and discover the history, plants and seasonal highlights of Benmore Botanic Garden, every Sunday and Tuesday, 2pm.

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 Tour 1.30 - 2.15pm & Open Cottage 3pm - 3.45pm

Garden Social for Dementia

Garden Social for Dementia

Free every first Friday of the month|10:30–12:00 with refreshments and activities. Inspired by the Garden for people affected by dementia. Numbers are limited; please arrive a little early to avoid disappointment. Email community

Meet the Edible Gardening Team

Meet the Edible Gardening Team

1st Saturday each month. Pop in join in with practical growing activities with the Edible Gardening Project volunteers, find out what jobs need doing in your own garden now and have your questions answered.

Botanic Cottage Open Day

Botanic Cottage Open Day

Every first Saturday afternoon of the month at 3pm join a free, drop in, look at the Botanic Cottage and discover how it was saved and rebuilt.

Cyrienian Community Cook Club

Cyrienian Community Cook Club

Friday 22nd June | Fortnightly Community Cook Club. Cyrenians support the initial set up and running of the clubs by sourcing food from FareShare and supporting members to prepare nutritious meals. For more information Email: foodeducation@cyrenians.scot

Music in the Gallery - Benmore Serenade with the Grazioso String Quartet

Music in the Gallery - Benmore Serenade with the Grazioso String Quartet

Come and enjoy an afternoon serenade with the Grazioso String Quartet in the Courtyard Gallery.

Summer Solstice Yoga

Summer Solstice Yoga

Join us on the Beech Walk for a relaxing hour of yoga at Dawyck (or in the visitor centre if the weather doesn’t go our way). Then move on to a re-energising breakfast in the Café.

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