*Cambridge University Botanic Garden

'The original Botanic Garden of Cambridge University was founded in 1762 in the centre of the City, now known as the New Museums Site ... We owe the existence of today's much larger Botanic Garden, occupying a 40 acre site between Hills Road and Trumpington Road, to John Stevens Henslow, the Professor of Botany at Cambridge from 1825 - 1861. Henslow laid out the Garden to accommodate a wonderful tree collection. But he also planted his ideas about variation and the nature of species that would be taken up in a revolutionary fashion by his famous protege, Charles Darwin ... '

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Cambridge University Botanic Garden, , Cambridge (City)
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'The Garden offers all-year interest and seasonal inspiration. Whatever time of year you visit, you will always discover something to intrigue and captivate. Each week, the Head of Horticulture selects some of the plants at their best - you can find these on her Plant Picks Trail ... Best of all, returning to visit throughout the year reveals the dynamic passage of the seasons and nurtures a deep knowledge of the Garden and its collections. The Seasonal Trails  ... will help you plan your return visit.'

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