Wedding photographs

You are most welcome to take wedding or engagement photographs in the Botanic Garden during opening hours, but it is essential that you book in advance. There is a charge of £40 per session.

To check availability, or if you have any queries, please phone Estates and Campus Services on 0116 252 2212 or email:

Please note that the arrangement relates solely to photography. We regret that we do not allow drinks, picnics, confetti or music in the Garden on these occasions.  Please also note that the use of drones above the garden is not permitted.

If you want to arrange a reception, please contact the University Conference Office (0116-271-9933).

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Visitors to Botanic Garden

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

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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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The University of Leicester is committed to equal access to our facilities. DisabledGo has a detailed accessibility guide for the Botanic Garden.

Café in the Garden

Refreshment facilities

We regret that University Catering no longer provides a café in the Botanic Garden. However, we will be offering refreshments at some of our special events. For details see our events calendar on our website.