At the University of Leicester Botanic Garden and Attenborough Arboretum, we focus on global biodiversity. You can see and learn about a wide range of plants that grow in our extensive collections from around the world.

Notice board

The Garden is closed

The University has decided to close the Botanic Garden and Attenborough Arboretum until further notice.

This is because of staffing issues caused by the coronavirus, which potentially compromise the safety of the site. We apologise for the inconvenience that this will cause. The Garden and Arboretum will remain closed until further notice, so please watch this space!

Online primary programmes

NEW: Online session Plants for KS1 - parts of plants and what they need to grow.