Dundee Botanic Gardens: A treat for gardeners the world over

Few places in the city are as peaceful or tranquil as Dundee Botanic Gardens.

Its 23 acres stretch along a strip of land between Perth Road and Riverside, and contain flora and fauna from every continent in the world.

Tropical and temperate glasshouses, a water garden, herb garden and pleasant cafe help entice more than 80,000 visitors a year.


Dundee Botanic Gardens.

Run by Dundee University, it’s committed to education for people of all ages – and it’s just a great place to take a stroll.

One of the highlights is the gardens’ annual Shakespeare in the Park event.

Its visitor centre hosts art exhibitions, while there is also a cafe and gift shop.

Website: www.dundee.ac.uk/botanic

Address: Botanic Garden and Grounds, Riverside Drive, Dundee, DD2 1QH

Phone: 01382 381190

Email: botanicgardens@dundee.ac.uk

Richard Rooney

Richard Rooney

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