Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

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9 expert reviews

“Twenty-eight beautifully landscaped hectares include splendid Victorian palm houses, colourful swathes of rhododendrons and azaleas, and a world-famous rock garden.”

– Lonely Planet

Concierge Concierge
"Established in 1670, the Botanics (as they're more commonly known) are a must for horticulturalists."
Travel + Leisure Travel + Leisure
"Since 1670, when it was established for cultivating medicinal plants, the gardens have been an exemplar of botanical conservation." Full review
Michelin Guide Michelin Guide
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"The origins of this garden, a veritable haven but also a research tool, dates back to the late 17C." Full review
Time Out Time Out
"The city’s horticulture hotspot boasts a Victorian glasshouse, two dining options and a stunning selection of plants and flowers from across the world." Full review
Fodor's Fodor's
"Britain's largest rhododendron and azalea gardens are part of this 70-acre garden just north of the city center." Full review
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Don't miss the soaring palms in the glass-domed Temperate House and the steamy Tropical Palm House.
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