The Botanical Gardens can be found on the north side of Victoria Park . The gardens were formed in 1887 and house a huge ... More
Botanical Gardens at Victoria Park
The Botanical Gardens can be found on the north side of Victoria Park . The gardens were formed in 1887 and house a huge array of plants over nine acres of land. The gardens include what is believed to be the largest collection of plants on limestone in the West Country, a scented walk, old shrub roses and a fine herbaceous border, along with many unusual examples of trees and shrubs. Within the garden a replica of a Roman Temple can also be found. This was originally part of the city's exhibit at the British Empire Exhibition at Wembley in 1924.
These fine gardens, opened in 1832, were designed by John Claudius Loudon, a leading garden planner and horticultural journalist. The
gardens offer you the chance to see some of the most beautiful greenery in the world along with stunning ...
Situated next to Queen's University , the Botanic Gardens have provided a sanctuary from the pressures of city life since
1827. Especially prized is the iron and glass hothouse known as the Palm House a splendid example of Victorian ...
Victoria Park was opened in 1845, and was the first Victorian park to be owned by the public. It's located
in the East End and has a huge pond. There are numerous attractions to keep the children amused, including ...