The green shadows of the Rhododendron Dell, spread over four hectares, draw walkers into their winding paths.
The aviary is home to more than 200 birds, including some endangered native species and chatty parrots.
The Winter Garden Glasshouse is an Edwardian building with tropical, desert and sub-tropical plants, a warm haven on a crisp day.
From the imposing Winter Garden to Peter Pan, everyone has a favourite statue or building in the Botanic Garden.
The formal, sculpted Knot Garden is a pleasing visual counterpoint to the unstructured herbaceous beds.