Durham University Botanic Garden


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Durham University Botanic Garden

Take a stroll in the fascinating Botanic Gardens of Durham University with a unique collection of indigenous and exotic plants and animals. Once created primarily for teaching and research to protect biodiversity on the campus, it has opened its doors to the public. From arid desert to tropical rainforest and native woodland, the Botanic Gardens has it all.

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