The University of Birmingham’s Botanic Garden: “an English country garden in an unexpected garden” (58 Edgbaston Park Road to be precise). Open Mon-Fri 12-3.30 (longer in summer) and summer Sunday afternoons, at Â£3 a ticket it’s well worth a visit. Special events listed below. “Explore, enjoy, unwind.”…
Six acres to explore, including a hazelnut tunnel and a stream area. Some highlights:
Working with the weather
“Green gardening doesn’t mean an unsightly garden. Visit our lovely little ‘back garden’ area where you can learn about ways to cope with climate change in your own garden.”
Wednesdays 11 June, 9 July, 6 August, 3 September – a different theme each time. These guided walks cost Â£1.50 on top of the normal entry fee.
10.15-12 noon, Â£15. Advance booking essential.
Friday 18 July: Propagation
Friday 15 August: Pruning
Friday 19 September: Wildlife gardening.
Gardeners’ Open Days (special reduced entry)
Sundays 15 June and 17 August, 10am-5pm, Â£1.50.
Opening times and prices
April to September: Mon-Fri 11am-4pm, Sundays 1-5pm
October to March: Mon-Fri 12-3.30pm
Adults: Â£3. Children 5-16: Â£1.50. Children under 5: free.
0121 414 3832
Winterbourne Botanic Garden, University of Birmingham, 58 Edgbaston Park Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2RT
www.botanic.bham.ac.uk (includes a “virtual tour”)
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