As a Friend of the Botanic Garden and Arboretum you'll enjoy free access to 12 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.
Our Friends enjoy free entry not just to Oxford's Botanic Garden and Arboretum, but botanic gardens across the country
Royal Botanic Gardens
Including Kew Gardens in West London and Wakehurst Place at Ardingly in West Sussex
Chelsea Physic Garden
Tucked away beside the Thames, Chelsea Physic Garden is the oldest botanic garden in London and houses around 5,000 different medicinal, herbal, edible and useful plants
Royal Botanic Gardens of Scotland
Including the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Benmore Botanic Garden, Dawyck Botanic Garden and Logan Botanic Garden
National Botanic Garden of Wales
The National Botanic Garden of Wales is set in the beautiful countryside of Llanarthe, Carmarthenshire
Birmingham Botanical Gardens
The Birmingham Botanical Gardens contain glasshouses, beautiful gardens, a playground, tearoom and gift shop
The University of Liverpool's Ness Botanic Gardens
The superb gardens at Ness in Liverpool span over 64 acres
A wonderful programme of events
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Upcoming Friends' visits
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Friends' Newsletter and E-bulletin
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to receive the bulletin.
Friends also enjoy 10% off in our Gift Shop and a Summer Party exclusively for Friends and their families.
Become a Friend from £35 today
Download and print our form to become a Friend
Buy membership as a gift
Download and print our form to purchase membership as a gift