Poison Garden in Northumberland

If anything can make a garden more exciting, it is the danger that comes with each and every plant within it! From leaves that are poisonous to the touch to plants that breathe out toxins, this garden is full of excitement for avid gardeners and anyone who likes the thrill of danger!

Why should I visit The Poison Garden at Alnwick Gardens?

The Poison Garden offers an exciting opportunity for guests to take a walk through some of the deadliest plants in the world! With danger lurking around every corner, these gardens provide a thrilling experience for visitors who like to live life on the edge!

The Alnwick Garden hosts the small but deadly Poison Garden! The garden is filled with over 100 toxic, intoxicating and narcotic plants! Kept behind sturdy black iron gates, the garden is only open during guided tours to ensure everyone’s safety!

Each visitor is strictly forbidden from touching, smelling, and tasting the plants in the Poison Garden. Visitors should be wary that occasionally, some guests have felt lightheaded and sometimes even fainted from breathing in the fumes of the plants in the garden. This experience is not for the faint of heart!

The dedicated tour guides ensure the safety of every visitor by making sure no one gets too close to the plants within the garden. As dangerous as the plants may be, don’t let it put you off of the beauty of each plant species in the garden!

  • Tickets to the Poison Garden guided tour is  included with tickets for the Alnwick Gardens
  • Children are welcome but must be supervised closely
  • Open 7 days a week
  • Information on prices and booking can be found on the Alnwick Garden website or by contacting the gardens via telephone or email

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