Cruickshank Botanic Gardens, Aberdeen

Cruickshank Botanic Gardens, Aberdeen

The Cruickshank Botanic Gardens were built by Anne Cruickshank in 1898. The land was dedicated to Cruickshank's brother Dr. Alexander Cruickshank. It was then given in part to the University of Aberdeen.

The botanic gardens are located on 11 acres on the King's College campus of the University of Aberdeen. The low-lying land is about one mile from the North Sea. The gardens consist shrubs, a rock and water garden, a sunken garden, a rose garden and an arboretum.

The botanic gardens are owned and supported by the University of Aberdeen, the Cruickshank Botanic Gardens Trust and the Friends of the Cruickshank Botanic Garden. Botany students at the university work in the gardens, which are used for teaching, research and public use.

The Cruickshank Botanic Gardens are open year-round. There is no charge for entry to the garden. All tours are self-guided except for those scheduled in advance for groups of 10 or more. The botanic gardens are open from April through September from 9 AM to 7 PM and from October through March from 9 AM to 4:30 PM.

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Sight Name: Cruickshank Botanic Gardens
Sight Location: Aberdeen, Scotland (See walking tours in Aberdeen)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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