Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
Royal Botanic Garden EdinburghRoyal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, West Gate, Arboretum Place, EH3 5NZ Address: Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, West Gate, Arboretum Place, EH3 5NZ Telephone: +44 (0) 131 552 1974
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Inverleith Lawn Marquee
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The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is situated off the A902, one mile north of the
city centre, with entrances on Inverleith Row (East Gate) and Arboretum Place (West
Gate and John Hope Gateway).
Extensive parking is available around the perimeter of the Garden and on adjacent
side streets. Parking is free at weekends and evenings, but is metered Mondays to
Fridays between 8.30am and 5.30pm.
Disabled parking bays: There is disabled parking available at the John Hope Gateway
(West Gate) on Arboretum Place.
There are regular public bus services (Lothian Buses 8, 23 or 27) to the East Gate on
Inverleith Row. These buses also stop beside 20A Inverleith Row, the site of the
Library, Herbarium, Laboratory and Administration buildings, as well as the Lecture
Theatre and Meeting Rooms.
The East Gate of the Garden, and the Administration buildings, are all very close to
the National Cycle Network Route 75, a dedicated traffic-free cycle path. The City of
Edinburgh Council has installed additional bicycle racks at the Garden entrances. The
bicycle racks are located at Inverleith Row and Arboretum Place and are for use by
The nearest rail station is Edinburgh Waverley, which is only 1.5 miles away and is
connected to the Garden by Lothian Buses service 8.