If you’re looking for something calm and peaceful to do whilst in Bristol then I recommend a visit to Bristol Botanical Gardens. Here are my photos from our recent trip and my review.
Our morning at Bristol Botanical Gardens
Find out more about the gardens on the University of Bristol Botanic Garden website.
Bristol Botanic Garden Greenhouses
As you can see, I didn’t get a great deal of photos and it was a shame we missed the greenhouses which I think would be quite a highlight from checking out their Instagram tags! Here’s a sneak peek at some amazing Instagram photos from the greenhouses:
Visitor information for Bristol Botanic Garden
Here’s some helpful visiting info from their website:
“Opening times and prices
Adults – £9 (or £9.90 with gift aid), except on WEDNESDAY, which will be DAISY day.
Children under 18 – Free
Members (Friends of the Garden) – Free
University of Bristol students and staff (including retired staff) – Free
Open seven days a week: 10 am to 4:30 pm (Glasshouses 10:30am to 4pm).
Dogs are not permitted in the Botanic Garden unless they are an assistance dog.”
Bristol Botanical Gardens offers a tranquil and peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of city life in Bristol. The gardens are filled with an array of beautiful flowers and plants that are sure to delight any nature lover. Despite not getting to see the whole garden, the outdoor gardens are stunning, with paths for exploration and plenty of bamboo and palm trees to admire. The ponds add to the serene atmosphere, and the quirky touches, such as the dinosaur and giant picnic bench, add an element of fun to the experience. Additionally, the greenhouses offer a unique opportunity to see more tropical plants up close. Overall, Bristol Botanical Gardens is a must-visit attraction in Bristol.
The visit to Bristol Botanical Gardens inspired us to improve our own gardens with its bountiful wealth of plants and wildlife. We were particularly impressed with the variety of plants, including the stunning peonies, and the different environments created within the garden. It made us realize that we could also create different sections in our garden, such as a tropical or wildflower area. As a result, we’ve recently invested in some new wildflower seeds and will also buy grass seed to repair some patchy areas, which we hope will attract more wildlife and create a beautiful and inviting space.
The Bristol Botanical Gardens can be a great source of inspiration for visitors. Whether you’re a plant enthusiast, a conservationist or simply looking for a peaceful retreat, the gardens have something to offer. For instance, the variety of plants on display could inspire you to incorporate some of these species into your own garden, adding to its beauty and diversity. You might also learn about the importance of conservation and sustainability, and be inspired to adopt eco-friendly practices such as planting native species, composting or reducing water usage.
Moreover, simply enjoying the beauty and tranquillity of the gardens could inspire you to create a similar peaceful space in your own home. Whether it’s a small patio garden or a larger backyard, you could use the Bristol Botanical Gardens as a model to create a space that is both beautiful and relaxing.
Ultimately, the Bristol Botanical Gardens can be a reminder of the importance of nature and the need to preserve it. By visiting the gardens, you can appreciate the beauty and diversity of the natural world, and be inspired to do your part to protect it.
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