The Bermuda Botanical Garden was inaugurated in 1898. The 35-acre landscaped park located in Paget parish, numerous flowers, shrubs, trees &Â plantations including a vast collection of subtropical fruit trees, hibiscus, an aviary and Banyan trees. The Garden has large glass houses with cacti and orchids along with formal gardens and lawns. There is also an aromatic garden designed for blind visitors.
The Camden House is located at the Bermuda Botanical Gardens. It is designated as the official residence of Bermuda’s Premiere and is an impressive colonial building with painted shutters and fretwork. Built in the early 1700s, Camden House is a great example of typical Bermudian architecture. It has a fine collection of art and antiques.
Behind Camden House, there is a beautiful rose garden, and a kitchen garden showcasing many types of herbs and cut flowers. There is also an aviary here with peacocks, ducks and many other birds. Lawns stretch from here all the way towards South Road having many matured trees like cedars and acacias. Some of the lawns are bordered with beds of seasonal flowers like lilies, freesias and dahlias.
The western section has palm gardens full of Bermuda palmettos, butterfly &Â maze gardens, and mammoth rubber &Â ficus trees. There is also a Sensory Garden for the blind. All the signs here are in Braille to help those who do not have vision. The sensory garden has rosemary, jasmine, and other scented flora with a fountain at the center.
Towards the North Gate of the garden (i.e. Berry Hill Road), you will see cactus hillside that includes aloes and agaves with sword-shaped leaves. You will also find Bermuda cedars here and a Blue Gardenhaving a beautiful blue foliage.