Stavanger botanic garden lies to the west of Ullandhaug tower, with fine views over Jæren, Hafrsfjord and the North Sea. The garden has a southerly aspect, sheltered from the east by the forest of Sørmarka and from the south by Stavanger University. Ullandhaug organic farm and Jeranldergården iron age farm lie to the north. Stavanger botanic garden is a colourful corner of a part of the city rich in interesting places to visit. Bring a picnic and enjoy the views over the garden and beyond from a bench or on the lawn. The garden includes a herb garden, vegetable garden, medicinal plants, perennial beds, the alpine collection and the geographic garden with plants from around the world.
The garden is always open and entrance is free. A public toilet is available.
Access: Stavanger botanic garden is situated on the slopes of Ullandhaug between Ullandhaug tower and the university.
By bike and on foot: Signed from Stavanger city centre and surrounding areas. Follow the signs to Stavanger botaniske hage or Hulda Garborgs Hus (University).
By bus: routes 6, 7 and X60, from Stavanger city centre to Stavanger University (UiS), route 7 from Sola to Stavanger University (UiS) and X60 from Sandnes to Stavanger University (UiS). 3 minutes walk to the garden, across the road from Hulda Garborgs Hus on Rektor Natvig Pedersensvei.
By car: Follow the signs for Stavanger botaniske hage and park at Ullandhaug tower.