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Days Out Parks, Gardens, Walks & Tours

Botanic Garden

botanic-gardens-drhm.jpg Open: Mar-Oct. 10am-5pm / Nov-Feb. 10am-4pm. Adults £4 / Concessions £3 / Children £1.50. Free to Durham students A veritable rampage of colour in the summer and a great destination for sprawling around in when it’s hot, the university-owned garden range includes a sculpture garden (including various former Bishops of Durham), a Japanese Bank, a butterfly house and a tropical rainforest. Written guides are available and there’s also a glasshouse, a display of tropical insects and bugs, a visitors’ centre and a coffee shop. Some plants are also for sale.

 

Location

Durham University

Hollingside Lane

South Road

Durham

DH1 3TN

T: 0191 3345521

W: www.dur.ac.uk