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Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh - Sunday 28th of February 2021

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Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Arboretum Place

Edinburgh

EH3 5NZ

United Kingdom

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The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is delighted to be open.

About this Event

The Garden will remain open to you for local outdoor recreation and exercise.

  1. You can visit with your individual household or extended household.
  2. If you are meeting someone else, group size is restricted to two adults from two separate households.
  3. Please abide by the latest Scottish Government rules on meeting others and travel.
  4. Everyone including members, carers, children and babies must book a time slot ticket. Under 14's must be accompanied by an adult.

Please note that due to current restrictions all our public buildings are closed, including the John Hope Gateway Visitor Centre

  • Your chosen time slot/entry time will be displayed on the top left corner of your ticket(s) which will be attached to your confirmation email. Please have your tickets ready for scanning upon entry.
  • To reduce queuing, please do not arrive before your chosen time slot. You have up to 30 minutes after your selected time slot to gain entry. Once you're inside the garden, you can stay as long as you like.

Visitor Information

The Gardens opening hours are 10.00 hrs to 17:00 hrs.

Last time slot ticket 16:00 hrs. Last entry to the Garden 16:45hrs.

Face coverings must be worn when visiting any of our indoor areas.

Toilets, including temporary mobile facilities will be available near the West and East Gate entrances. Toilets for visitors with disabilities will be available in the Fern House toilets in the centre of the garden and at the external toilets at Botanics Cottage.

A limited number of wheelchairs and mobility scooters will be available to hire. Please book in advance by emailing visitorwelcome@rbge.org.uk by calling 0131 248 2909.

We care for some of the world's most precious plant species. To protect our Living Collection and our visitors we have rules around what you can and can't do in the Gardens. https://www.rbge.org.uk/media/3707/garden-regulations-2.pdf

Unfortunately, there will be no storage facilities for children's scooters, balance bikes or cycles. The lockers will also not be in use during this time.

Bicycle stands can be found at the East and West Gate where you can attach scooters and bikes with your own padlock.

Support Us - safeguard our future

As a charity, we need your support more than ever before. Whilst the Garden was closed, we lost a large proportion of vital income which supports our international research and conservation work. By making a donation, your support can help us to protect the world of plants. Thank you.

We hope you enjoy your visit.

During the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, we are supporting NHS Scotland’s Test and Protect strategy by recording details of customers making online bookings in line with GDPR.

To support NHS Scotland’s Test and Protect strategy and for the health and safety of our customers visiting our staffed sites, we are recording the name and contact details of customers making online bookings.

Where a customer is making a booking on behalf of a group, only the person making the booking will have their personal data recorded.

RBGE Test and Protect Privacy Notice

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Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Arboretum Place

Edinburgh

EH3 5NZ

United Kingdom

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