Cambridge University Botanic Garden
If you prefer living exhibits, the University Botanic Gardens are a hidden treasure. The site’s 40 acres include large glasshouses with tropical plants and outdoor displays of domestic species cultivated with the seasons in mind.
Visit the Botanic Garden website.
What makes it special
- 40 acres of gardens and plants
- Popular with families and couples
January - 10:00 to 16:00
February to March - 10:00 to 17:00
April to September - 10:00 to 18:00
October - 10:00 to 17:00
November to December - 10:00 to 16:00
Adult - £6.00
Concessions (65+) & students - £5.50
Children 0-16 inclusive - free
Cambridge University Student - free
Other things to do nearby
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Kids will love learning about electricity, gravity and more at this exciting science centre with interactive exhibits. Follow in the footsteps of Hawking, Newton and Darwin!
See another side of Cambridge only seen from a punt. With a Punting tour you can get to see the beauty of the historic colleges from the water.