Bird of Paradise Flower (strelitzia)
A vast array of sub-tropical and mediterranean plants are set within this 15 acres of spectacular landscaped gardens. One of the finest plant collections in the Midlands. Its four ornate Victorian greenhouses are filled with leafy exotics, tropical flowers and cacti. Attractions include bird aviaries and a children's adventure playground.
Facilities: shop, plant centre
Open: all year, daily
Address: Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 3TR
Tel: 0121 454 1860
The Walled Garden © John G Hill (CC2)
Explore ten acres of beautifully restored 17th-c formal walled gardens, which are host to an amazing collection of period plants, vegetables and fruit trees. Family friendly activities. Regular events throughout the season. Daily trails and woodland walks.
Facilities: even flat pathways, cafe
Open: all year
Address: Chester Rd, Birmingham B36 9DE
Tel: 0121 749 4100