Visitor information

Due to COVID-19 restrictions

The grounds have remained open throughout the COVID-19 lockdown and current times are from 7am until dusk.

As of 14 February 2021 our gate times are 6.00pm which means the Main Gate will close at 6pm, other gates will close from 5.45pm, the closing time  tracks dusk so by 22nd Feb  gate times are 6.30 and by April 1st gate times are 8pm)

  • The Kibble Palace is closed
  • The Main Range is closed
  • The Tea Room at the Botanics is closed
  • Our volunteer programme is now suspended until Phase 4 of the Scottish Government’s Route Map  and our waiting list is now full.
  • The RBGE Certificate of Practical Horticulture Course due to start at Glasgow in March 2021 has now been postponed to August 2021. More details can be found on the Education Page
  • The public toilets are open and will remain open during Tier 4, but there are restrictions on operating times.
  • The Kiosk will remain open for take away teas, coffees etc

Thank you