Your membership of the Friends makes it possible for the Garden and Arboretum to continue their important work in research, conservation and public education and to improve visitors' experience of these beautiful gardens.
All Friends enjoy:
Free entry to the Garden and Arboretum.
A 10% discount in our shops.
Free entry to:
- The Royal Botanic Gardens, including:
- The Royal Botanic Gardens of Scotland including:
- The National Botanic Garden of Wales at Llanarthne, Carmarthenshire
- Birmingham Botanical Gardens
- The University of Liverpool's Ness Botanic Gardens
New as of 2014: free entry to the Chelsea Physic Garden.
A programme of exclusive garden visits, tours and events.
Regular coffee mornings and tours led by members of staff.
Special volunteering opportunities.
A newsletter published three times a year.
A regular electronic bulletin with up-to-date news of Friends' events and of what's happening at the Garden and Arboretum.
- A summer party exclusively for Friends and their families.
The Bobarts Group
This level of membership is an opportunity to provide extra support to the Garden and Arboretum and to enjoy additional benefits, including private previews of art exhibitions at the Botanic Garden and exclusive small group visits to outstanding private gardens and collections.
To find out more about the Bobarts, click here.
Members of the Bobarts Group enjoyed a private visit
to Adwell House near Thame