Cambridge University Botanic Garden was established as a University teaching and research resource by Professor John Stevens Henslow on land acquired in 1831, and finally opened to the public in 1846. Henslow, who is perhaps now best remembered for inspiring his pupil Charles Darwin with a love of natural science, recognised the need to study plants in their own right. Trees are the most important plants in the world and these form the framework of the Garden.
Feb, Mar, Oct 10:00-17:00
Jan, Nov, Dec 10:00-16:00
Closed Christmas Eve to 2 January