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University of Bristol Botanic Garden

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An oasis in the heart of the City

Oasis of peace and quiet and colour within easy reach of the City Centre. Has to be a great spot to... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2018
BrucieBEssexBoy
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Essex Boy
Interesting exhibition but quite a long walk from the bus stop

Really though provoking exhibition by Luke Jerram about perception. I was impressed by how many... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
Werneth
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 September 2018

Oasis of peace and quiet and colour within easy reach of the City Centre. Has to be a great spot to visit for weary travellers and enthusiastic gardeners alike

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

Really though provoking exhibition by Luke Jerram about perception. I was impressed by how many plants were packed into this relatively small space and the display boards are well done and informative. Remember to visit the greenhouse across the car park before you go. The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 26 August 2018

We visited here for the Impossible Garden exhibition which was very good. The gardens themselves are maybe not 'stunning' but very interesting and there is a lot of helpful information. It's obviously a place to go on a Sunday as it seemed fairly busy. The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

A lovely afternoon out! Because I'm a student, I got in free but an adult's ticket isn't too expensive either. I'm not a keen gardener but all the flowers were beautiful

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

A wonderful morning walk with my little boy, the gardens are beautiful and we enjoyed our cup of tea afterwards

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

I have lived in Bristol for most of my life but this was my first visit to the Botanic Gardens. What a lovely place. We came specifically to see Luke Jerram's exhibition after hearing about it on the radio. However the whole gardens are lovely...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AB1972
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Kept meaning to try this, installation (impossible garden) convinced. Really good value at £5:00. Small enough to manage, interesting enough for decent visit. Volunteers very knowledgable. Fabulous tea room, lovely to sit outside and enjoy view.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mary H
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Absolutely delightful series of twelve installations based on vision and visual perception which works brilliantly in the Botanic Garden grounds.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 15 July 2018

We have taken the conducted tour of The Botanic Gardens three times now. By going each year in a different month we have learned an incredible amount and had a terrific experience on each visit. |I am not a keen gardener nor do I know...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Meharibear
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Came here on a Saturday afternoon with my husband, I was expecting to see flowers, we saw a few, maybe it wasnt the right time of year but as a garden I would have thought the flowers would have been in bloom year round. There...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Em H
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Although I cannot speak on behalf of the Botanical Gardens I can advise that they do have parking facilities for coaches and they are not far from the city centre. Go up Park Street, then all the way to the top of... More
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