The Garden is a 15 minute walk from the City Centre with entrances on Trumpington Road (Brookside Gate) and Hills Road (Station Road Gate).
Bike racks are available in our bike park near the Brookside Gate and inside our Station Road Gate. Please note – no bicycles or foot-scooters may be used in the Garden.
The main Cambridge Railway Station (CBG) is a 5 minute walk from our Station Road Gate. See National Rail Enquiries train information.
Please visit the Stage Coach website for the latest updates of bus routes and bus stops.
Car / Park & Ride
There is no parking at the Botanic Garden, we recommend the Park and Ride services. The Trumpington Park and Ride bus stops outside our Brookside gate, on Trumpington Road.
There is limited pay and display parking on Trumpington Road and Bateman Street. Alternatively, see Cambridge City Council’s parking map.
There is a coach drop off bay (15 minutes maximum waiting) near the Brookside Gate. The Council ask coaches not to use the nearby bus stop for bus drops. Madingley Road Park & Ride site offers a coach park on a first come first served basis at £10 for the day. Please contact Cambridgeshire County Council if you have any questions, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call: 01223 845561.
For more information
Please telephone +44 (0) 1223 336265 during Monday-Friday office hours (9am-1pm / 2-4.30pm) or by email email@example.com.
Guidelines for visiting the Garden
Cambridge University Botanic Garden is an active research facility and a living museum with a collection of over 8,000 plant and tree specimens. This is also a working garden with machinery in use.
Please be aware of some simple rules for your visit:
- Children must stay with an adult at all times
- Please keep to the paths and lawns
- Do not climb the trees
- Please do not pick any part of a growing plant
- No bicycles, foot-scooters, ball games or drones may be used in the Garden
- Please see our full Rules of Admission for full details.
Dogs in the Garden
Please note that only registered guide and assistance dogs are permitted to visit the Garden
Left luggage/storage facilities
There are no luggage lockers at the Garden and we are unable to store items at the ticket offices. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
For commercial, professional or portrait photography you must ask for permission in advance, see link below. If you have any questions, telephone +44 (0) 1223 336265 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.