Opening Times & Admission

The Garden opens daily at 10am.

Our opening hours are:

January, November + December: 10am–4pm
February, March + October: 10am–5pm
April – September: 10am–6pm

Last paid admission is 30 minutes before closing time.
The Glasshouses and Café close 30 minutes before the Garden; and the Botanic Garden Shop at Brookside closes 15 minutes before the Garden.

To enjoy free admission* year-round to the Garden, please consider joining the Friends of Cambridge University Botanic Garden - follow the link below left to find out more.

From 1 January 2016, admission to the Botanic Garden is as follows:

Friends of CUBG: Free
on production of a valid Friends’ Membership Card

If you are a UK tax payer, please consider becoming a Gift Aid visitor

Gift Aid Adult: £5.50
Gift Aid Concession: £4.95
Concession: over 65s and students with a recognised identification card

Standard Adult: £5.00
Standard Concession: £4.50
Concession: over 65s and students with a recognised identification card

Children 0-16 inclusive: Free
must be accompanied by an adult at all times

Students at Cambridge University: Free
on production of a valid University Card

No admission charge is made for companions of disabled visitors without whose assistance the disabled visitor would be unable to gain access to the Garden.

Please note that guide and assistance dogs are welcome in the Garden, although no other dogs are allowed.


*Please note that additional charges may be made to Friends on special events days.
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