Birmingham Botanical Gardens


From the 15th-19th August, the Gardens will be hosting “Jungle Book: The Immersive Adventure”. This will result in the following areas being closed to general admission;

We apologise for any inconvenience. Tickets for “Jungle Book: The Immersive Adventure” can be found here.

Things to do in Birmingham for the whole Family

Being one of Birmingham’s best attractions, The Birmingham Botanical Gardens offers something for everyone, be it one of our four stunning glasshouses showing tropical rainforests to an arid desert, our playground, tearoom and Japanese Gardens, all surrounded by some of the most beautiful gardens in the UK. 

A great family day out

If you are after a day out in Birmingham, there are four glasshouses which range from our exotic Tropical House through to our Subtropical, Mediterranean and Arid Houses. There are always great events taking place, making the gardens a great destination if you are looking for things to do in Birmingham. Overall, the character is that of a Victorian public park with a bandstand set in 15 acres (6.1 ha) of landscaped greenery.

Botanical Gardens FAQs

Do I have to book Botanical Gardens Birmingham?

You can enter the botanical gardens by purchasing a ticket from reception on the day of your visit, although we advise guests to pre-book tickets online to guarantee your entry into one of Birmingham’s best days out! 

Can I take my dog into the Birmingham Botanical Gardens?

Dogs are not allowed into the gardens as they may disturb our animals and wildlife. However,  Guide Dogs and Assistance Animals are permitted within the gardens.

Do I have to pay for parking at Birmingham Botanical Gardens?

Members can park for free but must register their vehicle in reception each time they visit to avoid being charged.

Non-Member visitors to the gardens must pay £3 to park in our car park and must be sure to register their vehicle in reception.

How do photoshoots work at the botanical gardens?

At the botanical gardens, you are able to have a photoshoot ranging from wedding photoshoots, engagement photography, family photoshoots and other events. For non-commercial photoshoots, you can find out more information on the photoshoots section of our website, or get in touch for more information.


Still got questions? Head to our full FAQ section or contact us to find out more.

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