Visitor Information

How to buy your tickets

We are bookable in advance online or visitors can pay by card on the door. We have moved to a cashless admission although you can still make a cash donation at the visitor entrance.
Prepaid online: Dundee Botanic Garden Viator site

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

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

All University Staff and Students have free access showing a valid staff or student matriculation card at the entrance (no booking required).

We are open all year, daily, 10:00 - 16.30 (15:30 November - February). The last entry and glasshouses close 30 minutes for garden closure.

Our rates are:

  • adults £5.00
  • seniors £4.50
  • under-16s free

Your safety

We 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.

We are looking forward to seeing you back.


Coffee Shop

The coffee shop is open from 09:00 until 17:00. Telephone + 44 (0)1382 666410 for bookings

Admissions Prices

 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

Botanic Garden Office Tel: 01382 381190 


Google Maps Directions to the Dundee Botanic Gardens