Outdoor World

10 great botanical gardens around the world: readers tips

From the tropics to the Arctic Circle, these gardens are full of colour, wildlife, scents, and, sometimes, spectacular views and great cafes, too Winning tip: Port Augusta, South Australia The 250-hectare Arid Lands Botanical Garden on the coast in Port Augusta (three hours drive north of Adelaide) made for a wonderful visit. Not only is it free of charge, there is a cafe serving great fresh food and some fantastic Australian wine, too. The gardens are a joy to wander, with plenty of bird life, amphibians and lizards, and ideas…

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