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Open Day (Visit our garden)

21st July, 11:00 - 29th September, 16:00

Open Day (Visit our garden)

Our botanic garden is open to the public every Thursday

Book here Various dates available (or you can just drop in too).

The botanic garden, hidden behind the Institute, is approached though a small conservatory which shelters tender plants in winter, and houses a collection of carnivorous plants. The garden features a variety of themed beds and a pond very popular with school children and adults alike!

On the day:

  • Relax and wander around the garden
  • Meet our gardeners
  • Gain some gardening tips
  • Indoor & outdoor plants available to purchase
  • Visit our greenhouse and pond
  • We also sell local honey, tea-towels, books, greetings card and more!

The SLBI is a registered charity for botanical education. It supports people of all ages and backgrounds in learning about plants. By making a donation with your booking you will help to sustain our work with school children, families and the wider community. As a small charity, any amount you can give, large or small, will be warmly appreciated and make an enormous difference. Thank you.

Book here Various dates available (or you can just drop in too).

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21st July, 11:00
29th September, 16:00