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University of Leicester Botanic Garden

2ld, 3 Glebe Rd, Oadby, Leicester LE2 2LD, UK

Botanical Gardens

About University of Leicester Botanic Garden

The University of Leicester Harold Martin Botanic Garden is a botanic garden close to the halls of residence for the University of Leicester in Oadby, Leicestershire, England. Founded in 1921, the garden was established on the present 16-acre site in 1947. The garden is used for research and teaching purposes by the university's Genetics Department and features events such as sculpture and art exhibitions, music performances and plant sales. It is open to the public.

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Leicester Racecourse0.45km from University of Leicester Botanic Garden

Leicester Racecourse is a dual Flat and National Hunt venue located in the East Midlands, hosting 30 race meetings throughout the year. Not just a racecourse, but an outstanding venue for conferencing, weddings and so much more. The racecourse had its heyday in the late nineteenth century when it staged some of the most valuable races in the United Kingdom, including the Prince of Wales Stakes and the Portland Stakes, both of which carried more prize money than any of the five British flat-racin

Knighton Park1.37km from University of Leicester Botanic Garden

Knighton Park is a significant area of green open space at the southern boundary of the ward, where it meets with Oadby and Wigston. The various compartments and zones within the Park still reflect many of the divisions of the land put in place in 1756 for agricultural improvements when the Knighton open fields were enclosed and subdivided for the first time.

Brocks Hill Country Park2.04km from University of Leicester Botanic Garden

Brocks Hill is an established 67-acre country park, which was part of the community providing an area for relaxation and recreation, while promoting rich and diverse wildlife habitats including woodland, meadows, ponds, and community orchard, which are all laid out with access friendly paths. One of the nice trekking destinations and also you can spend a nice time in the middle of nature.

Victoria Park2.42km from University of Leicester Botanic Garden

A beautiful and fine green space next to the University of Leicester campus. The centrepiece of the park is the magnificent memorial arch, built to commemorate the dead of the First World War. It has facilities for various sports, including tennis, basketball, bowls, croquet, football and cricket. A skate park has recently been added, and there is an adventure playground for young children.

Nelson Mandela Park3.28km from University of Leicester Botanic Garden

The Nelson Mandela Park is a public park in Leicester, England. It is located just inside the city centre near Leicester Prison and the Leicester Tigers' Stadium. The park was named in honor of South African president Nelson Mandela. The park's facilities include a small children's play area, flood-lighting, and public toilets. As of March 2017, a selection of outdoor gym equipment has been installed opposite the children's play area.

Leicester Museum and Art Gallery3.37km from University of Leicester Botanic Garden

The Leicester Museum & Art Gallery is a museum on New Walk in Leicester, England. It features works from the collections and touring exhibitions from national museums. Plus a range of activities from entertaining talks, children’s handling sessions, lunchtime concerts, licensed for weddings, civil ceremonies and available for private hire.

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Leicestershire  is a landlocked county in the English Midlands, being within the East Midlands. Leicestershire takes its name from the city of Leicester located at its centre and administered separately from the rest of the county. The ceremonial county – the non-metropolitan county plus the city of Leicester – has a total population of just over 1 million, more than half of which lives in the Leicester Urban Area.