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Inverness Botanic Gardens

Inverness Botanic Gardens Bught Lane | Bught Park, Inverness IV3 5SS, Scotland
+44 1463 713553
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Opened in 1993 by Prince Edward, Inverness Botanic Gardens, formerly Inverness Floral Hall & Gardens, are an oasis of calm and beauty within walking distance of the city centre. With each new season the outside gardens are an explosion of colour and texture, and borders are planted to demonstrate a wide variety of plants and growing conditions. The impressive glasshouses reveal the drama of plant diversity ranging from the tropical rainforests to arid, heat scorched desert.
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Inverness Botanic Gardens Bught Lane | Bught Park, Inverness IV3 5SS, Scotland
+44 1463 713553
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visit whilst in the area, this place is a credit to all the volunteers who run it. Situated in the centre of Inverness if you are into gardens you must not miss this place it is not huge but absolutely packed full of exotic...More

Thank tilda354
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Go hear for coffee and cake with wife and 2 kids most weekends kids love the gardens and fish, 10/10 from me !!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited this garden at its peak. It is a nice walk to this garden but I had some difficulty finding it because there are no signs. It is well worth a visit . The highlight for me were the blue Himalayan poppies. I have...More

Thank bobbi96
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Not the biggest of Botanical Gardens but nevertheless well laid out and packed full of interesting and colourful plants et al. The ongoing building and road works adjacent to the Gardens do little to enhance the venue's appearance but don't be put off. There is...More

Thank ShaunT16
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Struggled to find this hidden gem. This was partially due to the building works nearby. So glad we made the effort. It was amazing. Such a variety of plants and shrubs. The gardeners and volunteers work very hard. A real delight to visit. Wish we...More

Thank christine c
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Went to the Inverness botanic gardens whilst in the town and this is a must visit place if you're here. It's a lovely walk down the river and a wonderful way to spend a couple of hours. There is no entry fee, donations are requested,...More

Thank Davidffc
Reviewed 14 June 2017

This is a good way to have a look at Scottish plant life all in one spot. These gardens are well kept, with several seats dotted around the gardens, and has a good glass house to see as well. There is a cafe here too...More

Thank Paul I
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Really lovely to visit.Inside and outside gardens.Coffee shop selling snacks and delicious cakes. Possible to buy plants at good prices .Close to large leisure centre and ice rink

Thank sweetcountrybumpkin1
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

I regularly travel to inverness to visit family, and I always make at least one trip here a year , it's a lovely peaceful place to come to sit , read a book or whatever. I simply come with my family to have a wander...More

Thank leilac32
Reviewed 9 June 2017

we went with nursery and learned a lot about nature, even the adults enjoyed the day. make sure its a sunny day to enjoy it more

Thank trenton c
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7 April 2017|
Response from pam4336 | Reviewed this property |
I usually park at the aquadome, it is literally a stones throw from the car park to the Botanical gardens. The time is as you see fit . It isn't huge but there is a cafe that makes scrumptious food. ( the cobb I think it is... More
30 November 2016|
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Response from Lloydilicous | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is
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25 November 2016|
Response from mrbrucegray | Reviewed this property |
Their website lists these as their opening times: Winter Seasonal Opening Hours November - March Mon - 10.00-16.00 Tue - 10.00-16.00 Wed - 10.00-16.00 Thur - 10.00-16.00 Fri - 10.00-16.00 Sat - 10.00-16.00 Sun... More