Families have a great time here at the Botanic Garden.

Why? Well, there’re lots of things to do - have a look at this great short film to get an idea (it features well known comedian Rhod Gilbert having fun with kids here).

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Finally, we offer 100 Days of Family Activities throughout the year – usually running from 12-4pm, we offer a variety of different activities on a range of topics to keep your family entertained and informed. Check out our events page to see what’s on.

If you’re coming as a family, we think you’ll enjoy this Magical Mystery Tour.  It’s a fun trail of the weird and wonderful aspects of the Garden. Be prepared to be asked to kiss a loved one, hug a healing stone, make a wish, play a tune and listen for an echo.

If your child just wants to play, not only do we have a huge amount of space run around in, we have our Roots and Shoots Adventure Zone, a willow play area with slides, climbing frames, tunnels and musical blocks.