Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is a highlight of any visit to the Scottish Capital. A national treasure of Scotland, this spectacular Living Collection of plants is over 350 years old.


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  • Getting there

    The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh has two entrances: the West Gate on Arboretum Place (EH3 5NZ) and the East Gate on Inverleith Row (EH3 5LP). 

    Bus: The West Gate (John Hope Gateway visitor centre) on Arboretum Place is served by Lothian Buses 29, 42 and 24 via Stockbridge and the Majestic Bus Tour (0131 220 0770). The Garden's East Gate entrance on Inverleith Row is served by bus routes 8, 23 and 27 from the City Centre.

    Bicycle: Bicycle stands can be found at the East Gate and the West Gate.

    Car: There is metered on-street parking available near the Garden’s West Gate (John Hope Gateway) on Arboretum Place. Blue Badge parking spaces are located on Arboretum Place, see the Accessibility section of our website for more information. 

    Address: 20a Inverleith Row, Edinburgh EH3 5LR


  • Contact the Visitor Welcome Team

    If you have any queries relating to visitor facilities, accessibility or Lost Property, please call us on +44 (0) 131 248 2909 or get in touch by using the enquiry form.

    If you wish to make a complaint, please read the Complaints procedure.

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