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MUN Botanical Garden has a wide range of programs and events available. Where noted, pre-registration is required for some programs.

  • Special Events
    Gnomes, and Bees, and Dinosaurs, oh my! We've got plenty happening all season long to spark your interest.

  • Summer Camps camp
    Offered every week over the summer holidays, our very popular summer camps are suitable for children who have completed grades K-6, and who love to spend time enjoying the outdoors.

  • Toddler Programs ducks
    Our Parent & Tot programs now include Nature Tots, ideal for ages 1-5, and Little Explorers, ideal for ages 2-7. Offered in the Spring and Fall these programs help you enjoy nature with your little one!

  • Workshops Rhodies
    Looking to turn your thumb green?  We offer a variety of workshops, talks, and walks for gardeners, nature lovers, and DIYers.

If you are looking for information on Tours or our Backpack Program, please see the Visit tab.

Gardens of South-East England Spring Tour

Gardens of Southeast England Spring Tour, April 27-May 6, 2023

Join renowned horticulturists Todd Boland and Tim Walsh as they lead you through seven of the most beautiful gardens in South-East England on this week-long tour. Included, you will also tour a palace – Henry VIII’s Hampton Court – with its own 60 acres of cultivated gardens. Home base will be Memorial University’s Harlow Campus, just 30 minutes outside London, providing a wonderful opportunity to experience this little piece of Newfoundland & Labrador abroad.

Travel Dates: April 27 & May 6 (Participants are responsible for booking their own travel.)
Tour Dates: April 29 – May 5
Tour Fee per person: $3950 CDN single occupancy; $3600 CDN double occupancy (HST incl.)
Deposit of $500 CDN required at registration. Balance due no later than March 27, 2023.

Refund policy: The $500 deposit is refundable, less 15% administration fee, until March 27, 2023. After this date any fees paid are non-refundable.

Note: This is a walking tour of botanical gardens. Participants must be sufficiently fit to manage seven days straight of all-day physical activity.

Day trips to:
Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew
Hampton Court & Gardens
RHS Wisley
Great Dixter House & Gardens
Hyde Hall
Cambridge University Botanical Garden
Chelsea Physic Garden

Tour Fee Includes:
8 nights’ accommodations at Memorial University’s Harlow Campus
Breakfast and Supper daily
Garden admissions
Tour Guide fees
Coach transportation throughout tour

Not included:
Transportation between your point of departure and Harlow; lunches; items of a personal nature, including insurance, alcoholic beverages, etc.

Please complete the registration form available at Garden Tour Registration. A member of our staff will be in touch within 2 business days to confirm your registration and take your downpayment over the phone.