Visitor Information

How to buy your tickets

Book your tickets in advance online or prepaid by phone. We will not have tickets available to purchase at the garden.

Prepaid by phone:  +44 20 3318 0421

Prepaid online: Dundee Botanic Garden Trip Advisor site or direct through Viator

Print off your online tickets or display on a mobile phone to show the receptionist at the garden entrance.

The Friends of the Botanic Garden can show your membership at the entrance and for those local visitors who plan to come more than once we encourage you to join the Friends membership group.

Complete our Visitors form

Before you visit please complete a Visitors access form before attending the Garden.

Your safety

good to go safety badge‌We have adopted a simplified garden entry and queueing system. 

The car park has a pedestrian path marked out for 2m social distancing which we ask you to follow and be aware of other visitors to site. If the garden entrance is busy, please remain patient and queue to the left of the garden entrance and follow the signage we have provided on site.  

The garden will maintain regular hygiene checks to facilities and ensure hygiene is maintained for all our safety.

When leaving the garden please follow the signage and use the hand sanitiser on site.

The glasshouses are now open to the public.

The coffee shop is open 9am to 5pm, please call 01382 381193 for bookings

Admissions Prices

Summer Prices

July & August - under 18's Free (every day)
All - July & August £5.00

Regular Prices

Adults £5.00
Concessions (over 65) £4.50
Carers Free
Children (under 16) Free
Students (outwith Dundee) Free (with valid matriculation card) 
Dundee University Staff & Students - Free entry to the Garden (except for events) No need to book online.  

The garden is very popular with families and children of all ages. The paths are buggy-friendly, and there are baby changing facilities at the Visitor Centre

  • No Dogs Allowed in the Garden except for Guide Dogs and Assistance Dogs wearing their working harnesses
  • No bicycles allowed (for both adults and children)
  • No jogging/running


Contacts, Maps and Directions

Botanic Garden & Grounds
University of Dundee
Riverside Drive

Tel: 01382 381190 (office)
Tel: 01382 381193 (coffee shop)

Google Maps Directions to the Dundee Botanic Gardens