The Friends of St Andrews Botanic Garden are a separate charity that have supported the work of the Garden financially and through dedicated volunteer activities since establishment in 1980.

As a Friend of St Andrews Botanic Garden you benefit from:

  • Free garden entry
  • Free entry to expert Friends lectures
  • Monthly e-newsletter
  • Four printed newsletters per year about our garden and the natural world
  • 10% discount on purchases and educational classes
  • Social events for Friends
  • Access to annual seed distribution programme

Above all, as a Friend of St Andrews Botanic Garden you help support the education, conservation and research activities of the garden. Being a Friend is a great way of making new friends through our volunteer teams, social events, and many other organised activities.


If you would like to become a Friend of St Andrews Botanic Garden, please complete the form below.

Please choose one option and the Friends Membership Secretary will contact you to confirm the payment.
Please select this box if you wish to hear about events, activities and work in the Garden. St Andrews Botanic Garden has a strict spam policy and will not share your details with any third parties.
Please select this box if you are a UK Tax payer and would like to Gift Aid your donation. This will allow the Friends to recover tax amounting to 25% of your subscription at no cost to yourself. I wish the Friends of St Andrews Botanic Garden to reclaim tax on this and future subscriptions and donations to the organisation. I am a UK taxpayer and understand that if I pay less Income Tax and/or Capital Gains Tax than the amount of Gift Aid claimed on all my donations in that tax year then it is my responsibility to pay any difference. Please notify the charity if you: * want to cancel this declaration * change your name or home address * no longer pay sufficient tax on your income and/or capital gains.