University of Bristol Botanic Garden
The Holmes (opposite Churchill Hall)
City of Bristol
0117 331 4912
A new University Botanic Garden is being created within the grounds of The Holmes at Stoke Bishop, off Durdham Down. Glasshouses have been erected and the major landscaping has now been completed.
Science centre, Environmental or ecological centre, Garden, parklands or rural site
The University of Bristol Botanic Garden at The Holmes will open with its new 2007 programme 10am - 4.30pm on Friday 6th April 2007. Thereafter the Garden will be open to the public 10am - 4.30pm on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays.
Visiting groups are welcome and guided tours are offered by appointment.
Admission to the Garden is £3.
Children 5 - 16 years £1 (children under 5 free).
Entrance to the Garden is free to members of the Botanic Garden Friends Association during opening hours.
Western Herbal Medicine in the 21st Century
Sue Redfern will explore the many and varied uses of medicinal plants grown within the Western Herb Garden. From traditional to modern medicine, plants have an important role to play in human well-being. This tour is designed for people to see the herbs at their best and have an opportunity to draw on Sue’s wealth of experience and knowledge as a practitioner whilst immersed in the herb garden in midsummer. To book: www.bristol.ac.uk/botanic-garden/education/courses or tel: 0117 331 4906
- Family friendly
- Any age
£7.50. Friends £4.00.