Royal Botanic Garden
20A Inverleith Row
General & visitor information
Adult & schools education, and events
0131 552 7171
0131 248 2901
Whether you know us as the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, the National Botanic Gardens of Scotland, or simply as 'The Botanics', this site is a gateway to our science, our horticulture, our education and exhibition programmes, and much much more. Our mission is to explore and explain the world of plants. Share our vision. Explore and enjoy.
Science centre, Environmental or ecological centre, Garden, parklands or rural site
2005: open daily [excluding 25 December & 1 January] from 10am, closing: 4pm November-February, 6pm March, 7pm April-September and 6pm October.
Entry to the Garden is free.
ADMISSION CHARGE for Glasshouses from Easter 2005:
£3.50 adults, £3 concessions, £1 child and £8 family, 50p charge for use of 'Audiopass' sound guide. Free map and Junior Explorer leaflet.