If you’re looking for beautiful gardens to visit in Scotland, St Andrews Botanic Garden is a must! This tranquil place in the heart of St Andrews is home to a diverse collection of trees and plants. Take a woodland walk, visit the glasshouses, or simply sit for a while and enjoy the serene surroundings.
Things to do at St Andrews Botanic Garden
At St Andrews Botanic Garden, you can enjoy peaceful walks amongst the plants and trees, water features, rock gardens and herbaceous borders. Explore over 2000 square metres of tropical glasshouses containing cacti, plants and alpines. And, pop into the Tea Room and Gift Shop for refreshments and souvenirs.
There’s a varied programme of activities, such as guided walks and garden trails, family crafts and kids’ clubs, fascinating exhibitions and events. Check what’s on.
An Important Botanical Centre
Not only is St Andrews Botanic Garden a wonderful Scottish garden attraction for the whole family to enjoy, it’s also an important centre for botanical, horticultural and environmental knowledge. They have fully documented the entire plant collection here, so they can record and share data with others. Plus, they have meticulously labelled every species in the garden, so that visitors can easily identify them. And with more than 8000 species of native and exotic plants on display, there is much to see and learn about.