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8–9 June 2019

8–9 June 2019

South London Botanical Institute

Visitor Information
Open

Sunday 13:00–17:00

Activities

Guided tours of the Institute building, including the lecture room, botanical library and herbarium. Unusual plants, grown by our members, are for sale. Delicious home-made teas are available at our small Garden Café.

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

323 Norwood Road
Nearest postcode: SE24 9AQ

Buses

68, 196 322, 468 + 2, 201, 415, 432

Station

Tulse Hill

Toilets

Disabled toilet on site

Access

Narrow paths

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

The Garden

London's smallest botanic garden sits behind the South London Botanical Institute. It's densely planted with more than 500 labelled species in themed borders. Plants used in pharmaceutical and popular herbal remedies and research can be found in the Medicinal Border. Plants from New Zealand include a rare endangered coastal shrub, a leafless clematis and a rare Sophora tree. British natives, ferns, mosses, scented and drought-tolerant plants and unusual vegetables also feature. A pond supports native wetland plants and provides a habitat for frogs and newts. The Institute building houses a botanical library, lecture room and a herbarium. Home-made teas available at the Garden Café.

Head gardener: Sarah Davey
Visitor Information
Open

Sunday 13:00–17:00

Activities

Guided tours of the Institute building, including the lecture room, botanical library and herbarium. Unusual plants, grown by our members, are for sale. Delicious home-made teas are available at our small Garden Café.

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

323 Norwood Road
Nearest postcode: SE24 9AQ

Buses

68, 196 322, 468 + 2, 201, 415, 432

Station

Tulse Hill

Toilets

Disabled toilet on site

Access

Narrow paths

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

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