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The Garden is open from 10am-4pm from October to March, and from 10am-6pm from April to September

The Garden will close for Christmas on Friday 23rd December at 3pm and will reopen for 2023 on Wednesday 4th January, with our usual winter opening times of 10am-4pm

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St Andrews Botanic Garden is an independent Scottish charity with conservation and community programmes that tackle some of our area’s most pressing challenges.

As a charity, the Garden relies upon the support of its community so that it can continue to carry out projects and be a place that can be enjoyed by everyone.

On the First Friday of every month garden admission is free for everyone.

We welcome registered assistance animals to the Garden, however no pets are allowed.

Ticket Prices

Ticket Price with Donation Price without Donation
Under 18s and Students with valid student cardsFreeFree
Friends of St Andrews Botanic GardenFreeFree
Essential accompanying carersFreeFree

* Gift Aid Donations - If you are a UK taxpayer and add a voluntary donation of 10% to your ticket price, this enables us to claim Gift Aid on the whole ticket price and you help to support St Andrews Botanic Garden’s Trust conversation and education work.

Become a Friend of St Andrews Botanic Garden

Enjoy unlimited free visits throughout the year, exclusive updates, expert talks, social gatherings and tours and receive Gift Shop discounts whilst supporting the Garden’s charitable work.

Ticket Price
Individual membership£28
Joint membership£42

Seasonal Opening Hours

  • January-February - open everyday 10am-4pm.
  • March - open everyday 10am-4pm.
  • April-September - open everyday 10am-6pm.
  • October-December - open everyday 10am-4pm.

If strong winds are forecast, the garden may be closed. The best place to check for updates is our Facebook page.

Read more about us in our Visit section.

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