Dundee Botanic Gardens

Dundee Botanic Gardens Visitor Information

Welcome to the Dundee Botanic Gardens Visitor Informaiton Site

Part of the University of Dundee, Dundee Botanic Garden attracts in excess of 80,000 visitors per year and with it's impressive gardens and facilities it is not difficult to see why. This site is an unofficial visitor guide which aims to provide visitors with useful information about the gardens before they visit.

Things to do at the gardens

Visitors to Dundee botanic gardens really are spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing how to spend your day at the gardens, of course first and foremost there are the stunning botanic gardens to explore. The gardens themselves span 9 hectares and include areas of interest such as a herb garden, Mediterranean, American, Asian and Australian / New Zealand areas as well as various glasshouses (tropical and temperate) and three large pools for aquatics, 2 of which are outside the other is an indoor tropical pool which features a rather impressive water-lily which boasts leaves spanning upto 2 metres in diameter. You could also visit the impressive looking visitor centre which features an audio-visual presentation or you could of course stop off for a bite to eat in the coffee shop which features homemade soups and cakes as well as a wide range of snacks and refreshments.