Botanic Garden view of Chinese garden Pagoda with sitter Autumn colours

The Royal Botanic Gardens


One of the world's leading botanic gardens, home to a awe-inspiring collection of plants.

Botanic Garden view of pond and statue
  • Botanic Garden view of pond and statue
  • Botanic Garden view of Victorian Glasshouse
  • Botanic Garden view sun bathers
  • Botanic Gardens- couple walking along hedgeline


With a history dating back 350 years and one of the richest collections of plants on the planet, The Royal Botanic Gardens offers a fantastic day out for all the family. Learn about the Garden's history and admire over 70 acres of beautiful landscape overlooked by Edinburgh castle, only one mile north from the capital's city centre.

The Botanic Gardens can be enjoyed all year round, with each season bring with it a new experience at the Garden's. Enjoy the blooming flowers throughout Spring and Summer, fiery orange leaves in Autumn and the Botanic's unmissable after-dark night trail over the winter holiday period.

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