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Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

The Botanics is a world-renowned centre for plant science and education, aiming to explore and explain the world of plants for a better future. This April, feed your hunger for knowledge in a series of drop-in events exploring the science behind Scotland’s drive to be a Good Food Nation. Scientists working on Scottish Government research programmes will be running engaging, family-friendly activities about the connections between food and health.

Facilities at a glance:
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh has three on-site catering facilities – the Gateway Restaurant, the Terrace Café and the East Gate Coffee Bar

      The Gateway Restaurant, the Terrace Café and the East Gate Coffee Bar are available


Access information at a glance:

Full Access Guide 

     Accessible toilets are available at the John Hope Gateway, East Gate and Garden

     Hearing loops are available

     Assistance dogs are welcome

     Mobily scooters and wheelchairs are available to hire

     Baby changing facilities are available

          Water is available at the cafes and for assistance dogs

Getting there:
You can travel to Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh on the following Lothian Buses services: 8, 23, 27.

Many of our venues in and around the city centre are easily accessible on foot and by public transport so please consider the environment when planning your travel to and from our events. Public transport information is available from Traveline Scotland - and 0871 200 22 33 - 24 hours a day.