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Information on the collections at this Arboretum in Gloucestershire. Details of the history, conservation activities, and for visitors.
Belfast Botanic Gardens
Garden history, events, virtual tour, entry, features and facilities.
Birmingham Botanical Gardens and Glasshouses
Among many other features, historic Roman, Medieval and Tudor gardens, a herb garden, the National Bonsai Collection, collections of tropical and desert plants, and an Education Centre. Includes a diary of events.
Bodenham Arboretum and Earth Centre
Housed on a working farm near Kidderminster, Worcestershire. Information on the trees, the farm, and walks. Details for visitors.
Sussex botanic garden and park with a very diverse and large collection of trees and shrubs. Pictures; information on visitor facilities and access.
Bradenham Hall Gardens and Arboretum
In Norfolk, UK, a private garden open to the public on selected days, featuring over 1000 named varieties of trees.. Information about the garden, its collections, and plants and other items for sale.
Bristol University Botanic Garden
Collection of 4,500 species just outside Bristol from across the world, in beds and glasshouses; includes a collection conserving threatened plants native to SW England, and collections of plants used in alternative medicine.
Cambridge University Botanic Garden
Collections of British Native Plants, and Trees. Other gardens include Scented, Woodland, Winter, Rock and Genetic. Glasshouses house the tropical, desert and alpine collections. Education and events programme.
Chalice Well Gardens
Magical spring and gardens with holy thorn trees, said to have sprouted from Joseph of Arimathea's staff. Wide herbaceous borders either side of the path are a riot of colour and perfume in Summer, views across the Vale of Avalon. Beneath Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, England.
Chelsea Physic Garden
Founded in 1673 by the Society of Apothecaries; one of Europe's oldest botanic gardens. Important Herb and Medicinal collections, and of Mediterranean plants. Information on history, events and visitor access.
Describes the Botanic Gardens, and information about access and events.
The Cruickshank Botanic Garden
Part of Conoco Natural History Centre, which supports teaching and study of botany in Aberdeen University, and is also open to the public. Collection of 2,500 plants recently catalogued.
Dilston Physic Garden
In the Tyne Valley, this garden has over 500 medicinal plants on display. Information about garden, and courses run there.
Dundee University Botanic Garden
Collections of plants native to the UK, and collections representative of the world. Information on the garden tour, education, events, and for visitors.
Durham University Botanic Garden
Information and pictures covering glasshouse and outdoor plant collections, art in the garden, walks, a virtual plant gallery, and visitor access and facilities.
E A Bowles Society of Myddleton House
Charitable organisation set up to further interest in the life and work of plantsman E A Bowles and the conservation of his garden at Myddelton House, Enfield, UK.
Friends of the National Pinetum, Bedgebury
A collection of conifers in Kent. Started as a joint project with Kew Gardens. Includes news, events and tour listing, and educational programme.
Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum
Details of the collection, including rare trees, champion trees, and visitor facilities at the country's national arboretum.
Glasgow Botanic Gardens
Twelve glasshouses, with an important collection of tree ferns from Australia and New Zealand. Free admission.
Harlow Carr Botanical Gardens
Royal Horticultural Society Gardens outside Harrogate, N Yorkshire. National collections of rhubarb, ferns, fuchsia and heathers. Education programme, and special interest groups. Plant trials of benefit to gardeners in the North of England.
Hergest Croft Gardens
Arboretum and gardens in Kington, Herefordshire. Information on the history and the different parts of the garden, planted and worked by three generations of the same family.
Inverness Botanic Gardens
Unique tropical greenhouse and outdoor gardens visitor centre and coffee shop.
Marks Hall Gardens and Arboretum
Located in Essex and featuring woodland walks, footpaths and a visitor centre offering a tea room, gift shop, plant centre and picnic area.
National Botanic Garden of Wales
Opened in May 2000, in Llanarthne, Carmarthenshire. The project includes the Great Glasshouse, restoring 18th century formal gardens, woodland, species-rich grassland, and developing a demonstration organic farm.
The National Memorial Arboretum
A living tribute to the war-time generations of the twentieth century in Staffordshire. Includes information on events and visitor facilities.
Ness Botanic Gardens
Part of the University of Liverpool. Virtual tour, history, general information, and list of events.
Palm House Botanic Gardens, Belfast
One of the earliest examples of a curvilinear and cast iron glasshouse, built for Belfast Botanical and Horticultural Society in the 1830s.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
Founded in the 17th century, RBGE now has one of the world's largest collections of living plants, and of preserved specimens. Information on main garden at Inverleith, visitor access and facilities, and activities in research and education. Searchable databases.
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Overview of the gardens, collections, conservation and research activities of the Royal Botanic Gardens. Information on tours, trails and the education programme.
Royal Horticultural Society Gardens
Visitor information and details of the collections at the four RHS gardens in the UK.
Savill Garden, Windsor
35-acre garden, part of the Crown Estate. History of the garden and its development, events listing, and seasonal highlights in photographs. Details of admission and facilities.
Sheffield Botanical Gardens
Focus on progress in restoring the botanical and horticultural collections, the landscape and the buildings. Also covers the history of the gardens, their two national collections, plant of the month, visitor access, and includes a virtual tour.
Sir Harold Hillier Gardens and Arboretum
Diverse collection of hardy trees and shrubs from around the world, started by the late Sir Harold Hillier in 1953 and now covering 180 acres, in Romsey, Hampshire. Open to the Public.
Thorp Perrow Arboretum
Collection of almost 1,500 trees and shrubs from across the world. Three national plant collections are held in the arboretum (lime, walnut and ash). Also houses the Falconry of Thorp Perrow. Events calendar.
University of Leicester Botanic Garden
Brief details of the gardens, arboretum, and their education programme.
University of Oxford Botanic Garden
The oldest botanic garden in Britain, includes glasshouses, a walled garden, and an arboretum.
35 acres of parkland in Pembrokeshire, Wales, including an arboretum, formal gardens, Victorian walled garden and medieval chapel with beautiful views of the surrounding countryside.
Ventnor Botanic Gardens
Gardens commenced in 1970 on the Isle of Wight with a variety of temperate, sub-tropical and exotic plants, shrubs and trees; provides information about the gardens and their maintenance.
This West Sussex garden is a satellite of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, housing the Millennium Seed Bank, and the national collection of birch trees; offers a range of trails and tours, and a guide to seasonal attractions.
Details of the collection, including rare trees, champion trees, and visitor facilities at this national arboretum. Westonbirt, Gloucestershire.
Kew at Castle Howard (North Yorkshire) is an arboretum set in the Howardian Hills containing many rare and endangered trees and shrubs.
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