Walks and Talks

Benmore Guided Walks

Benmore Guided Walks

Spend an afternoon with our Garden Guides and discover the history, plants and seasonal highlights of Benmore Botanic Garden.

Benmore Explorer Tours

Benmore Explorer Tours

Enjoy the beauty of the Garden aboard the Benmore Explorer.

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

Family Art Trail

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

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

The Handlebards: A Midsummer Night's Dream

The Handlebards: A Midsummer Night's Dream

This critically acclaimed show is back by popular demand in the Botanic Garden, with riotous amounts of energy, a fair old whack of chaos and a great deal of laughter.

Paradise in Palm Houses: A History of the Glasshouses at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Paradise in Palm Houses: A History of the Glasshouses at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Learn about the history of the glasshouses at RBGE in an informative talk with Glasshouse Manager Fiona Inches. From the first evidence of glasshouse building in the 17th century, to the recent re-landscaping of the Palm House, the glasshouses have been instrumental to tropical plant research at RBGE.

Paradise in Palm Houses: A History of the Glasshouses at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Paradise in Palm Houses: A History of the Glasshouses at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Learn about the history of the glasshouses at RBGE in an informative talk with Glasshouse Manager Fiona Inches. From the first evidence of glasshouse building in the 17th century, to the recent re-landscaping of the Palm House, the glasshouses have been instrumental to tropical plant research at RBGE.

Guided Walk: The tail end of summer

Guided Walk around the Garden

Coffee Morning & Talk: The Wee World of Lichens at the Edinburgh Garden

Coffee Morning & Talk: The Wee World of Lichens at the Edinburgh Garden

Lichens add colour, texture and diversity to our landscapes and gardens. This talk will introduce The Wee World of Lichens, a new trail at RBGE

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