Located just one mile from Edinburg’s city centre, the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is an absolute must-visit attraction when in the city. The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is world renowned and is known to be one of the finest in the world. Spread across 72 acres, this tranquil garden is home to a plethora of unusual and beautiful plants from around the world, as well a variety of urban wildlife. While here, visitors will come across over 25 glasshouses, Inverleith House; an award-winning art gallery, and a number of gardens, such as the Scottish Heath Garden, the Rock Garden, the Queen Mother's Memorial Garden, the Arboretum, the Woodland Garden and the Fruit Garden, amongst many others. The garden is also known to house the largest collection of wild-origin Chinese plants outside China. For those looking to make the most of their visit, guided tours are available daily.
Admission to the Garden is free. Glasshouse admission Adult: £5 Child (15 and under): Free
November to January: 10am - 4pm February and October: 10am - 5pm March to September: 10am - 6pm
Around 2 hours or more
Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families, children
The Victorian Palm Houses, the Chinese Hillside, the Herbaceous Border, the Rock Garden, the Scottish Heath Garden and the Queen Mother's Memorial Garden
Muslims visiting the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh will not be able to find prayer facilities within its premises. They will however be able to locate plenty of empty space outdoors to offer their prayers. The city of Edinburgh is also known to house a few mosques, such as the Edinburgh Central Mosque, the Blackhall Mosque and the Annandale Street Mosque.
The Gateway Restaurant, the East Gate Coffee Bar and the Terrace Café are all located within the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. While visitors are sure to find a variety of delicious food items and drinks here, Muslim visitors will have to dine on suitable vegetarian and seafood dishes since the food will not be Halal certified. There are however plenty of Halal restaurants in the city, for those looking specifically for Halal cuisine.