The Cambridge University Botanic Garden is a botanical garden located in Cambridge, England associated with the university Department of Plant Sciences. It lies between Trumpington Road to the west, Bateman Street to the north and Hills Road to the east.
The garden covers an area of 16 hectares. The site is almost entirely on level ground and in addition to its scientific value, the garden is highly rated by gardening enthusiasts. It holds a plant collection of over 8000 plant species from all over the world to facilitate teaching and research. The garden was created for the University of Cambridge in 1831 by Professor John Stevens Henslow and was opened to the public in 1846.
Apr – Sep: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Feb, Mar, Oct: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Jan, Nov, Dec: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Children (under 16 inclusive): free
Official website http://www.botanic.cam.ac.uk/Botanic/Home.aspx
Phone +44 1223 336 265
Address CB2 1JE
Coordinates 52°11'36.995" N 0°7'38.479" E