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image for Group Visits item typeInformation for Group Visits at Leicester University Botanic Garden

  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Group Visits

Contact

Jenny Mattingly

0116 271 2933

Address

Glebe Road,
Oadby,
Leicester,
LE2 2NE

Details

The grounds are perfect for a pleasant walk and there are benches for those who simply wish to relax and admire the surroundings. Variety is the key to this garden's strength.

Coach park: Nearby

Drop off: At entrance on Glebe Road

Driver: Free tour for driver.

Visit hrs: 2

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

Disabled accessGuided tours for groups

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

Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day

Prices

Group Tours (by prior arrangement):

£3.00 per person - minimum charge of £30

Self guided visits free.

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
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups

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