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.

Friends annual membership fees:

Single membership – £28.00

Joint membership – £42.00 (2 adults at the same address)

Memberships can be purchased by writing to the Membership Secretary at friendsmembership@standrewsbotanic.org. 

The next Annual General Meeting of the Friends will be at 10.00 on the 17th October, via Zoom. If you are a member of the Friends and wish to attend the meeting, please email friendsmembership@standrewsbotanic.org

The following papers are available for all members of the Friends to download in advance of the meeting: