Events in June 2019
- - Gardening club visit: Oxford Botanic Gardens and Arboretum: All day
Gardening club visit: Oxford Botanic Gardens and Arboretum: All day
The oldest botanic garden in the UK (founded in 1621 as a physic garden growing plants for medicinal research). Today it contains over 6,000 different plant species on 4.5 acres. It is one of the most diverse yet compact collections in the world. Oxford Botanic Garden occupies a world-class position in terms of its history and academic location. Harcourt Arboretum (acquired by the University in 1947) is set within 130 acres of historic picturesque landscape.