As a Friend of the Botanic Garden and Arboretum you'll enjoy free or reduced price entry to 13 botanic gardens across the country, and meet a wonderful community of Friends at our regular events and trips abroad. You'll also help support our plants, trees and research for future generations. 

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Friends' Newsletter and E-bulletin

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Friends' Newsletter

The newsletter is full of information about what's happening at the Garden and Arboretum, articles by botanical experts, and details of Friends’ events. It is sent to Friends three times a year – in early March, July and November.

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Friends' E-bulletin

The Friends' E-bulletin is included as part of your Friends' membership. It supplements the Friends' section of the newsletter, to make sure that you have the opportunity to take full advantage of your membership and the Garden and Arboretum. Contact if you would like to receive the bulletin.

Additional Benefits

Friends also enjoy 10% off in our Gift Shop and a Summer Party exclusively for Friends and their families.

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Become a Friend from £35 today

Download and print our form to become a Friend

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Buy membership as a gift

Download and print our form to purchase membership as a gift

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