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University of Oxford Botanic Garden

1 Rose Lane, Oxford OX1 4AZ, England
+44 1865 286690
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“exotic plants”(18 reviews)
“hot house”(9 reviews)
“rock garden”(8 reviews)
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The Oxford Botanic Garden is the oldest in the UK and with nearly 6,000 different types of plant, the Garden is a year-round oasis of biodiversity, right in the heart of the city.
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1 Rose Lane, Oxford OX1 4AZ, England
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+44 1865 286690
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"exotic plants"
in 18 reviews
"hot house"
in 9 reviews
"rock garden"
in 8 reviews
"water lilies"
in 7 reviews
"plant life"
in 7 reviews
"spring and summer"
in 7 reviews
"flower beds"
in 11 reviews
"beautiful flowers"
in 7 reviews
"full bloom"
in 7 reviews
"entry fee"
in 17 reviews
"busy city"
in 12 reviews
"sunny day"
in 20 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 24 reviews
"high street"
in 18 reviews
"magdalen bridge"
in 8 reviews
"worth a visit"
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"few hours"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Compared to Cambridge University Botanic Garden, my husband and I were rather disappointed with our visit. It took about an hour to look round the garden and hot houses, and then we sat by the river for a little while watching the punts go past....More

Thank Bright1952
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The greenhouses and rock garden were definitely highlights...they are beautiful. The rest of the garden is very pretty too and was very nice to walk around however it's smaller than I expected and there's not a wealth of information. Because of this I thought that...More

Thank Neira_Blue
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Pleasant time outdoors. The garden itself is quite small but really nicely taken care of. It is situated in inner city, surrounded by some beautiful colleges and architecture. It is not the most exciting of activities but if you're after some one-on -one nature time-...More

Thank 281monikah
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Smaller than I expected but pretty nevertheless. Nice place to meander round & have a relaxing hour or so.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a very pleasant couple of hours wandering around the gardens and glass houses in the sunshine. £6 each seemed reasonable and there is also a little outdoor coffee vendor by the river so you can pass the time being amused by people’s punting efforts....More

Thank Tom_Blancmange
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Inadequate toilet facilities only 2 available. Big queues😩 totally unacceptable. ........! These places are so happy to rip tourists off

Thank M0llie1923
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even as the green houses carried some nice plants the garden itself was in waiting to bloom. So my advice is to come in summer.

Thank NissePh
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited here on a rainy day in July but it was worth the visit. The garden is immaculately maintained. The staff was very nice and enthusiastic about being there.

Thank Kate B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were fortunate to come in good weather. Its moderate in size but certainly a pleasent find. It offers some variety in layout and choice of plants. It also is right along the riverside which is nice. Its just over £5 for entry which is...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

For the £15 it cost 3 of us to get in, I was expecting something a little more. Yes, there are plenty of nicely lined plants in beds, a lot of exotic examples and some water features. But there was nothing spectacular that makes me...More

Thank Hannah G
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Matache C
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Response from Partha Sarathi S | Reviewed this property |
You can pay by cash or card.
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murphy-monkey
1 July 2017|
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Response from Paul S | Reviewed this property |
15 minutes by foot, just follow the main road, the entrance is opposite St Magdalene College. There are city buses passing nearby, check the website of the oxfordbus
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SouthamptonCaroleE
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it's 18-20 minutes by walk, very easy to get
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