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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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A Great Little Botanic Garden with a Nice 'Cobbs' Cafe too

We always enjoy visiting Botanic Gardens no matter how big or small. We encountered an interesting... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Alianne4
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Manly, Australia
via mobile
A Gem on my Doorstep

I haven't been at the Floral hall, sorry Botanic garden, for a very long time and had thought it... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
AlexBennett
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Inverness, United Kingdom
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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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“floral hall” (41 reviews)
“cactus house” (31 reviews)
“glass houses” (18 reviews)
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Inverness Botanic Gardens Bught Lane | Bught Park, Inverness IV3 5SS, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We always enjoy visiting Botanic Gardens no matter how big or small. We encountered an interesting variety of plants and there is something for everyone to enjoy. Pamela, a delightful staff member, had time to talk to us about the 'naughty' little stick insects (tiny...More

Thank Alianne4
Reviewed 4 days ago

I haven't been at the Floral hall, sorry Botanic garden, for a very long time and had thought it had been closed due to council cuts. Well, how nice to return and what a great asset for Inverness city and well worth a visit. Small...More

Thank AlexBennett
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The botanic garden can be rather difficult to find, but if you find them, they are nice. It is a very small botanic garden and I would not recomend going there on its own. However if you are walking along the River Ness the botanic...More

Thank Kira G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked alongside the River Ness and called in to the gardens. Entry is free and the gardens are beautifully kept with informative labels. Out at the back is the G.R.O.W project with kitchen gardens and fruit trees. The cafe is very friendly with a...More

1  Thank Pennywise97
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just a lovly garden centre. So peacefull infact it feels like you could be in a budda monestery. Has a wee cafe which is ok. Havent since it got renovated so cant comment on it but the garden centre is immense. Check out the cactus...More

Thank 8tsh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a small botanical gardens tucked away on the outskirts of Inverness but well worth the effort to visit. An absolute gem for horticulturalists or gardeners and a tranquil, quiet place for anyone. Lovely varied 'areas & themes', two magnificent tropical and cactus houses...More

Thank RichardWare
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved the botanic gardens, what a great find, it's like stepping into a quieter and calmer parallel universe. You can even pick up a small bunch of flowers and leave an honesty box donation, FABULOUS Our little Grandson thought he'd been on a jungle...More

Thank Marion B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful small garden - with excellent café - great green houses and a very colourful display outside. Could do with better road signs to the gardens from the main road.

Thank DerbyshireGardeners
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been here each time we visit Inverness , so worth the time. A real garden oasis, cannot believe this is free entry. But please leave a donation to support the upkeep. The tropical house and cactus garden are amazing, but take the time to look...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This small botanical garden is a hidden gems. An absolute masterpiece in garden design. Be sure to catch the butterfly garden which is nothing less than transcendent. Bring your camera.

Thank arttourist999
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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
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