University of Bristol Botanic Garden, Bristol
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There is a beautiful selection of plants here, the green houses are especially good, with a superb selection of tropical plants. I took my little boy here and he loved smelling all the flowers
I spent 2 and a half hours at the garden with youngest child. Lots of different things to see. The 6 year old liked the banana plants and young figs. I preferred the Ginkgos, magnolias and the evoluti... read more »
We took a public bus up to the Downs and then walked to the botanic gardens - well worth a visit. A small café; lots of places to sit; and a varied collection with explanatory material.
Love the gardens a hidden gem! Like a mini Kew Gradens with everything to offfer on a smaller scale and a brilliant place to host an event. Enjoyed shooting Shaun the Sheep Event here for Dunkleys Chartered Accoutnants. You can see some photos on my page, Dianna Bonner Photographer. :)
Lovely place to stop and appreciate life!
This garden is like no other I know other than Kew, probably because it is curated by botanists as much as it is gardened. The plants are arranged as collections rather than flower-beds. Witty labelling in places "orchids are surprisingly useless except for aesthetics and vanilla". The glass houses are magnificent - collections of cactus, orchids, carnivores, huge water-lilies. You can see many of the rare plants from the Avon Gorge without having to abseil (although that is still an option elsewhere...). A good place to see what might grow in your Bristol garden. It is £3.50 well spent.
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