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St Andrews Botanic Garden, St. Andrews

(4.3/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
St Andrews Botanic Garden is a 4 star Scottish Tourist Board Garden. With 18 dazzling acres, 2000m2 of heated display houses and 8000 different plant taxa, the Garden delights in all seasons. The Gruffalo trail, childrens activities and exotic plants like bananas, kiwis and tomato trees make the garden fun for all the family.

Entry is £5/4.50 for adults, FREE for under 18, students and Friends of the Garden.
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TripAdvisor
  • Not really a walk in the park but a very nice relaxing environment to spend some time. Even if the weather isn't great, there are several well stocked glasshouses with a wide range of specimens. The g...  more »
  • The St Andrews Botanic Garden, located off the Canongate and just a few minutes walk from the town centre, is a truly wonderful place, staffed by charming people. The original Botanic Garden was creat...  more »
  • Came across the gardens by accident on a wet Sunday afternoon but was pleasantly surprised at the variety of native and European plants displayed in the grounds and greenhouses. I spent an hour wander...  more »
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  • Beautiful place. Had great weather when I was there so it was a really enjoyable walk round the gardens. Went to see the butterflies too. Amazing.
  • The Botanic Gardens is a great place to visit when in St Andrews. The gardens have areas by temperate areas. Plus there is a butterfly house that is well worth a visit.
  • We loved our visit here. Reasonable price for entry beautiful grounds. Definitely bring a picnic and take in nature.
  • def worth a visit relax in nature and learn a little something new.. butterflies are worth it alone...!
  • We had a lovely afternoon here with a visit to the new butterfly house, a great selection of butterflies that were very inquisitive and landing all over us. A lovely garden to walk round and several greenhouses with a selection of exotic plants