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Birmingham Botanical Gardens and Glasshouses

Loudon Terrace -

Address

Westbourne Road
Birmingham
Edgbaston
B15 3TR

Contact

Tel : +44 0121 454 1860

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Prices

Family
£22.00 - £22.00


Concession
£4.75 - £4.75


Child
£4.75 - £4.75


adult
£7.00 - £7.00


This peaceful 'oasis of delight' comprises fifteen acres of landscaped gardens incorporating many rare species. The four glasshouses take the visitor through different climates from the tropical rainforest, with its steamy heat and exotic plants, to the palms, tree ferns and orchids of the Sub-tropical House, then the lush colours and fragrances of the Mediterranean House and finally to the hot dry desert conditions of the Arid House with its stunning collection of cacti. Outside, as well as the colourful bedding on the Loudon Terrace, there are the Rhododendron, Azalea and Woodland walks, Rose Garden, Rock Garden and Pool, Lawn Aviaries and Growing Schools Garden. The National Bonsai Collection is houses in the Japanese Garden. There is a children's adventure playground, plant centre, gift shop and refreshment pavilion. In the summer there is live theatre on the Main Lawn and every weekend live music from the Victorian Bandstand.

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Directions


By Road

Nearest major road is M5. Take the A456 to Birmingham city centre. Follow the tourist signs.

By Public Transport

Nearest station is Birmingham Five Ways. Turn left on the B4217 Calthorpe Road, follow the tourist signs.

Loudon Terrace - Lawn Aviaries and Main Lawn from Loudon Terrace - Lawn aviaries - Barrel Arch to Glasshouses - Summer Blossoms in the Rock Garden - Victorian Bandstand and Main Lawn -
Loudon Terrace - Lawn Aviaries and Main Lawn from Loudon Terrace - Lawn aviaries - Barrel Arch to Glasshouses - Summer Blossoms in the Rock Garden - Victorian Bandstand and Main Lawn -

Birmingham Botanical Gardens and Glasshouses facilities include:

  • Print in foreign languages
  • In town/city centre
  • Outdoor event/attraction
  • Smoking not permitted
  • Guided tours available for groups
  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Suitable for families
  • Suitable for young children
  • American Express accepted
  • Delta accepted
  • Group discounts available (min group size)
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Sterling Travellers Cheques accepted
  • Visa accepted
  • Café/restaurant
  • Picnic site
  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)
  • Groups accepted
  • Max group size
  • Min group size
  • Special group rates
  • Toilets

Birmingham Botanical Gardens and Glasshouses accessibility includes:

  • Ramp/level access
  • Toilets for disabled visitors
  • All areas accessible to disabled visitors
  • Facilities for hearing impaired visitors
  • Facilities for visually impaired visitors
  • Service dogs permitted (eg guide dogs)
  • Audible alarm system
  • Clear signage throughout attraction, eg colour contrast, large letters, pictograms
  • Designated parking within about 50 metres of main entrance
  • Disability awareness training for all personnel
  • Drop-off point for guests immediately outside main entrance
  • Effective lighting throughout attraction for visually impaired visitors
  • Good colour/tonal contrast throughout attraction, eg doors contrast with floor/walls
  • Handrail by ramp
  • Handrail by steps
  • Level access, ramp or lift to a public toilet
  • Level access, ramp or lift to a public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
  • Level access, ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • Level access, ramp or lift to gift shop
  • Level access, ramp or lift to information point
  • Level access, ramp or lift to restaurant
  • Level access, ramp or lift to ticket issuing point

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