University of Leicester Botanic Garden & Attenborough Arboretum


Visitor information

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Sunday, 7th August 2016
National Gardens Scheme Charity Open Day

Venue: Botanic Garden
Time: 10am-4pm
Entry: by donation (suggested £3). Refreshments & specialist plant sales.

Forthcoming events

Magnolia campbellii

School visits

Habitats & Adaptations

Courses for adults

Plant ID picture

Friends of the Garden

Fibonacci pavements

About the Botanic Garden & Attenborough Arboretum

Herbaceous borders

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Magnolia salicifolia

Magnolia salicifolia, one of several early-flowering species coming in to flower in various parts of the Garden.

Friends of the Garden

NEXT Friends Morning Talks: 
Tuesday, 20th September 2016
‘Travels in Chile’ by Mary Walmsley

At the Botanic Garden, in the Knoll, 10.30 for 11am start.
As usual refreshments will be available from 10.30am and the talk will commence at 11.00am and finish at noon.
Parking is available on Glebe Road

20 July 2016
The Secret Garden and Biddulph Grange

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016 Brian Laney ‘Wild Flowers’

Full programme of Friends of the Garden visits and lectures for 2015-2016 on the Friends of the Garden pages

Visitors' entrance

The visitor entrance to the Botanic Garden is on Glebe Road, Oadby LE2 2LD. Parking is on Glebe Road.

Contact us

Correspondence address:
University of Leicester Botanic Garden,
University Road,
Leicester, LE1 7RH

Botanic Garden office phone: 0116 271 2933
(Mon-Fri 9am-5pm)

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Summer in the Botanic Garden

Café in the Garden 2016

We regret that the University Catering Dept. will be not be providing a café in the Botanic Garden this summer. However, we will be offering refreshments at some of our special events. For details see our events calendar.