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The Birmingham Botanical Gardens

2.8km
Westbourne Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham. B15 3TR • (0121) 454 1860
The Birmingham Botanical Gardens
The Birmingham Botanical Gardens

The Birmingham Botanical Gardens is a 15 acre botanical gardens situated in Edgbaston. Dating from the 1830s, there are four glasshouses including the Palm House and Lily House. There is a large lawn in front of the glasshouses with a range of beds and shrubberies.

The Gardens contain over 7,000 different plants and are home to The British National Bonsai Collection. The Gardens are also home to a small collection of exotic birds from around the world including the White-cheeked Turaco, Himalayan Monals, Azure-winged Magpies and Quaker Parakeets. Most birds are located in the white-domed lawn aviary building that provides a focal point on the main lawn.

Features:

Light Refreshments Available, Picnic Area.

No easily accessible wifi. No smoking.

Opening Times:

April to September: 10am-6pm daily; October to March: 10am-5pm daily (please check the website for any late changes).
Adult £7.50, Child £5.25, Senior £5.25, Family £22.

Booking:

Advance booking is not required.

Location:

Located south west of the city centre in Edgbaston close to the junction of Westbourne Road and Vicarage Road.

Getting There:

National Rail Five Ways railway station: 20 minutes walk.
Bus Regular bus services to and from the city centre operate along Harborne Road/Westbourne Road.

Parking:

Limited onsite parking available - payment required.

The Birmingham Botanical GardensThe Birmingham Botanical Gardens
The Birmingham Botanical GardensThe Birmingham Botanical Gardens
The Birmingham Botanical GardensThe Birmingham Botanical Gardens
The Birmingham Botanical GardensThe Birmingham Botanical Gardens
The Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Westbourne Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham. B15 3TR • (0121) 454 1860

Last Updated Monday 2 March 2020

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