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:

To join the Friends download and complete this document 


To give a gift membership download and complete this document 


  • programme of exclusive garden visits, tours and events.
  • Regular coffee mornings and tours led by members of staff.
  • Special volunteering opportunities. LINK
  • A newsletter published three times a year. LINK
  • A regular electronic bulletin with up-to-date news of Friends' events and of what's happening at the Garden and Arboretum. LINK
  • 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 join the Bobarts Group downlaod and complete this form 


To find out more about the Bobarts, click here.