Safety informationTake care in the woodland after rainfall as the tree roots and rocks can be fairly slippery.
Tips and hints
Food and Drink
There is a small cafe to the left of the entrance gates of the botanic gardens plus Gothenburg has a huge selection stores, delis and cafes where you can pick up supplies for your walk today.
Points of interest
The magnificent garden grounds expand, in total, 175 hectares (430 acres), of which most constitutes a nature reserve including the arboretum. The garden itself is about 40 hectars where around 16,000 different species of plants, trees and flowers grow. Among many fascinating parts of the garden are The Rhododendron Valley, The Japanese Glade and The Rockgarden with it's waterfall. In the Greenhouses you will find about 4,000 various species, including some 1,500 orchids and the rare Eastern Island Tree. Opened in 1919 the gardens and the surrounding nature reserve are a popular spot with locals heading out for a sun, a bike ride or simply just to relax away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
This tour is available on the following itineraries: WTBWS, WTWSE
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EquipmentA pair of sturdy walking trainers will be enough for this route if you dont want to wear full hiking boots. Along with the rest of your usual gear for a day outdoors remember to pack a wind/waterproof and an extra layer, especially during early/late season.