University of Aberdeen Cruickshank Botanic Garden

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The Cruickshank Botanic Garden is situated in Old Aberdeen on the King's College campus of the University of Aberdeen, and is a partnership between the University and the Cruickshank Charitable Trust.

The Garden exists to promote an appreciation of the beauty, diversity and importance of plants, and an understanding of their role in the natural world.

This beautiful and peaceful 11 acre Garden offers year round interest to visitors. It has shrub borders, a rock and water garden, sunken garden, rose garden, herbaceous border and an arboretum, and houses a nationally important collection of over 2500 labelled plants.


  • Opening Times
    October - March
    Open every day 0900 - 1630

    April - September
    Open every day 0900 - 1900

    24th December - 5th January Closed

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