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St Andrews Botanic Garden provides a unique outdoor learning environment to explore and learn through play whilst discovering more about the world around you!

Our programmes and learning experiences are designed to inspire learners, teaching practitioners, carers and families to get hands on with nature with opportunities to build skills and have new experiences through structured sessions and free play.

Have fun, be curious and feel inspired to investigate more!

Education Garden Explorer R1

Children's Birthday Parties

Our outdoor Learning Club 'Garden Explorers Club' (6-12 year olds) provides opportunities for children to explore plants and wildlife through exciting activities.

Education Little Oaks R1

Little Oaks

Our Little Oaks Early Years Group is for families with little ones under 5 - inspiring them to explore and play in outdoors together!

Education Planet Botanic Holiday Club R1

Planet Botanic Holiday Club

Our Holiday Club provides a great space for kids to get active and enjoy nature-based learning during the school holidays.

Schools Programmes

We are currently going through the exciting process of redeveloping our Schools Programmes to offer new activities, both self-led and tutor-led, with links to the new projects and key themes we’ve been working on in the Garden and which support the Scottish Curriculum for Excellence.

If you would be interested in helping us shape our work to ensure it supports teachers and practitioners, then please get in touch with our Development Team who would love to speak with you through