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Botanical Gardens

Paget is a delightful park that provides the perfect departure point from which to study the island's flora. It is a fragrant haven of exotic subtropical plants, flowers, and trees. Some of the highlights of this 36-acre paradise include the palm garden with native palmetto trees, the subtropical fruit garden, a garden for the visually-impaired which features scented plants, a ficus collection, and a flowering hibiscus garden. In addition, there are greenhouses with orchids, bromeliads, a miniature forest, an aviary, and a variety of flowering houseplants. The white house on the grounds of the Botanical Gardens is Camden, the official residence of Bermuda's Premier. The house is open for tours, except when official functions are scheduled.

Address: 169 South Road

Telephone: (441) 236 4201

Opening times: Open daily, from sunrise to sunset

Admission: Free (though there is a charge during the Agricultural Exhibition every April)