Arboretum Trompenburg Rotterdam
A green oasis in the concrete jungle
A beautiful botanical garden at a stone’s throw away The lush and magnificently landscaped botanical garden Arboretum Trompenburg is located on the perimeter of Rotterdam city centre, within the district of Kralingen. There is an endless list of different tree species you can find, amongst others a vast collection of shrubs, trees, perennials, tubers and bulbs. Wherever you look, you’ll find a corner where you can admire the beauty around you, or simply choose to stroll in a haven of peace. Still, you’re not far away from the hustle and bustle of Rotterdam city.
Of course there are name tags at Arboretum Trompenburg
Arboretum Trompenburg is more than a vast collection of plants. At this amazing botanical site you will find thousands of perennials and also the national collection of Rodgersia, Hosta, bulbs, succulents and other plant types. The perennials are divided throughout the garden premises, including the national reference collection of beech, privet, dwarf, conifers, holly, oak and rhododendron. You will be able to recognize each specimen and its origin, thanks to a nameplate that will allow you to appreciate the extent of the site, a treasure trove for nature lovers and horticultures.
Guided tours through Arboretum Trompenburg Rotterdam
If you are interested in learning more about these species from around the world, you can join one of the many walks through the gardens, accompanied by a professional guide. This is a unique chance to find out about the origins and history of the plants and the garden in which they are sheltered in. During a guided tour, you will find the best spots and garden views and you will be also led through the four seasons, a showcase of how the plants evolve throughout the year.
Workshops at Arboretum Trompenburg Rotterdam
There are also various interesting activities throughout the year, which include flower arranging workshops that can either be organized with pre-determined group numbers, or simply by putting your name on the list available for the following week.
Lunch in the Tea House
The Tea House is a meeting place within the gardens’ perimeter. Here, you can stop for a pause of gourmet tea, coffee or cakes, often made with the garden’s own produce. On Tuesday and Wednesday, you can also sit down to have a light lunch or enjoy a more extensive menu. High Teas are available during the weekend, be sure to book in advance, though.
OPENING HOURS Arboretum Trompenburg Rotterdam
These are the opening hours of Arboretum Trompenburg:
April through October Monday 09:00 - 5 pm Tuesday 09:00 - 5 pm Wednesday 09:00 - 5 pm Thursday 09:00 - 5 pm Friday 09:00 - 5 pm Saturday 10:00 - 4 pm Sunday 10:00 - 4 pm November through March Monday 09:00 - 5 pm Tuesday 09:00 - 5 pm Wednesday 09:00 - 5 pm Thursday 09:00 - 5 pm Friday 09:00 - 5 pm Saturday 10:00 - 4 pm Sunday 12:00 - 4 pm
These are the opening hours of the Trompenburg Tea House:
Monday Closed Tuesday 09:00 - 4 pm - December and January closed Wednesday 09:00 - 4 pm - December and January closed Thursday Closed Friday Closed Saturday 10:00 - 4 pm - November till March closed Sunday 10:00 - 4 pm - November till March closed
TICKETS Arboretum Trompenburg Rotterdam
These are the rates for
Arboretum Trompenburg Rotterdam:
Children under 13 Free Adults age 13 and above €6,25
PARKING Arboretum Trompenburg Rotterdam
Arboretum Trompenburg is located in the East of Rotterdam at the Honingerdijk 86. From Rotterdam Central Station, get there by taking tram 21 to De Esch and get out at stop Woudestein. From there it's a short walk.
Parking near Arboretum Trompenburg
If you come by car you can park your car for free on a small parking.
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