University of Leicester Botanic Garden

University of Leicester Botanic Garden
Stoughton Drive South
Oadby
Leicestershire
LE2 2NE
England

Website

www.le.ac.uk/botanicgarden/

E-mail

botanicgarden@le.ac.uk

Telephone

General Enquiries

0116 2712933

Fax

General Enquiries

0116 2712933

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
Flower of Gloriosa rothschildiana in tropical house
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Founded in 1921 with the assistance of the Leicester Literary & Philosophical Society, the University of Leicester Botanic Garden was established on its present site in 1947.

Venue Type:

Science centre, Environmental or ecological centre, Garden, parklands or rural site

Opening hours

Mon - Fri: 10.00-16.00/ Sat - Sun: 3rd weekend in March to 2nd weekend in November, 10.00-16.00

Closed: Christmas and New Year

Admission charges

Free

Guided tours can be arranged at a cost of £3.50 each, but have to be booked.

Arboretum, herb garden, woodland and herbaceous borders, rock gardens, a water garden, the National Collections of Skimmia, Aubrieta, hardy Fuchsia and Lawson’s Cypress and a series of glasshouses displaying temperate and tropical plants, alpines and succulents.

Collection details

Natural Sciences

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