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The Thames Valley Sights

University of Oxford Botanic Garden

  • Rose La. Map It
  • Oxford
  • Garden/Arboretum

Updated 05/28/2014

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Founded in 1621 as a healing garden, this is the oldest of its kind in the British Isles. Set on the river, the diverse garden displays 6,000 species ranging from lilies to citrus trees. There is a spacious walled garden, six luxuriant glass houses, including an insectiverous and a lily house, and interesting medicinal, rock, and bog gardens to explore.

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Rose La., Oxford, OX1 4AZ, England

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Sight Details:

  • £4.50
  • Mar., Apr., Sept., and Oct., daily 9–5; May–Aug., daily 9–6; Nov.–Feb., daily 9–4; last admission 45 mins before closing

Updated 05/28/2014


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