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image for Garden item typeLeicester University Botanic Garden

  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Garden

Contact

The Manager

0116 271 2933

Address

Glebe Road,
Oadby,
Leicester,
LE2 2NE

Details

Explore the Botanic Gardens where you can view greenhouses, national collections and interesting garden sculptures. Friends of the Botanic Gardens run events throughout the summer months.

Coach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsPublic toiletsAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessGuided tours for groupsSmoking allowed

Guided tours by prior arrangement. Coach parties welcome. All main paths around the garden are accessible for wheelchair users. Cafe in the Garden during annual sculpture exhibition.

Opening details

The Botanic Garden is open throughout the year, seven days a week, 10.00am to 5.00pm. It is closed on 25th December, 26th December and 1st January.

Prices

Free but special events are chargeable

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups
  • Smoking allowedSmoking allowed

Guided tours by prior arrangement. Coach parties welcome. All main paths around the garden are accessible for wheelchair users. Cafe in the Garden during annual sculpture exhibition.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SK 616015  Lat: 52.60779 Long: -1.09177

Situated 2 miles south of Leicester city centre, catch the Arriva 31/31A or Arriva 80/80A bus from Charles Street or railway station. Visitor entrance on Glebe Road.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 km from Leicester station