Visit the Garden

Plan your visit


We strongly recommend that you pre-book a time slot online before visiting the Garden. Please note, the Conservatory and Upper Range glasshouses (Carnivorous, Water Lily, Cloud Forest and Plants from High Places Glasshouses) are open from 17th May, with one-way systems in place. The Lower Range Glasshouses (Rainforest and Arid Glasshouses) and Herbarium Room remain closed. You can explore the Glasshouses virtually with our virtual visit. Further information is available of our visiting during coronavirus page. 


From July 19th, we strongly request all visitors continue to wear face coverings in the Welcome Centre and our glasshouses. Our staff will continue to wear face coverings.

Please note that we will be closing at 4:30pm on Sunday 1st August due to last minute changes. Last entry to the Garden will be at 3pm.


Are you a Friend, Annual Pass holder, University of Oxford or Oxford Brookes University student or staff member, registered disabled or a carer?

Please note from May 1st you are no longer required to pre book, excluding events. You must bring your valid ID/membership card with you when you visit, our front of house team are unable to check your membership at the door. Find out more on our FAQs page.


Download a map of the Garden for your visit. 

Admissions charges

Adult: £5.45

Adult + Gift Aid: £6.00

Children under 16: Free*

*must be accompanied by a paying family member

£25.00, or £20.50 for concessions.
Valid for 1 year from date of purchase, find out more and buy online

You could also consider becoming a Friend of Oxford Botanic Garden & Arboretum and enjoy free or reduced entry to 13 botanic gardens across the country from £36 a year, including the Oxford Botanic Garden and Harcourt Arboretum.
Find out more and buy online

Friends of Oxford Botanic Garden & Arboretum, Edinburgh, Chelsea Physic, Bristol, Wales, Ness and Birmingham Botanic Gardens may enter for free with their membership card. Find out more about the Friends of Oxford Botanic Garden & Arboretum and buy online.

Concessions include senior citizens (over 65), University of Oxford Alumni, non-Oxford students. Proof of concessionary status is required at the point of purchase.

Concessionary Day Ticket: £4.00

(with Gift Aid): £4.50

Registered disabled and carer: Free

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We have been awarded "we're good to go" status for our safety measures.

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Get directions
By car
Public transport

Rose Lane


01865 610300


Please note that there is no parking onsite. 


Access and facilities 

During the summer months, a pop-up café is available for visitors to purchase hot and cold drinks, as well as a selection of cakes and ice cream. Visitors are very welcome to bring picnics with them; there are plenty of benches. Oxford city centre also has a wide range of cafés and restaurants less than a ten minutes' walk from the Garden. 

If you have any queries ahead of your visit, please contact us at

Wheelchair accessibility

The Botanic Garden is fully wheelchair accessible. We have a wheelchair available for public use: please note this must be booked in advance at our Ticket Office (telephone 01865 610 300).

Detailed access information is available here. A parking map for people with disabilities can be found here.

Dogs are not permitted at the Botanic Garden, with the exception of registered assistance dogs (these may be required to wear an identification coat or marker on their lead or harness).