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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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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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“floral hall” (42 reviews)
“cactus house” (32 reviews)
“exotic plants” (15 reviews)
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Inverness Botanic Gardens Bught Lane | Bught Park, Inverness IV3 5SS, Scotland
+44 1463 713553
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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 15 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

1  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

1  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
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Very nice botanic garden. Loved the large heather tree. Talked with one of the gardeners about the different varieties. Not large but still worth seeing

Thank duchat
Reviewed 5 June 2017

About a 20 minute walk from city centre. Very small but quaint. Worth a visit if you like this type of thing. They have a cafe and have plants for sale.

Thank Lynne W
Reviewed 24 May 2017

I had planned go to visit the gardens when visiting Inverness based on the high ratings on TripAdvisor and it's high placing of things to do in Inverness. We found it slightly difficult to find and thought it would be signposted better. Anyway, it was...More

Thank Flintstone89
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

A free entry garden run by a charity. Donations are appreciated. It has a tropical hot house and another with cactuses. Nice outside too with plenty of variety. There is also a cafe there.

Thank PipeTheStill
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28 July 2017|
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Response from helentraveller1976 | Reviewed this property |
About 20 minutes
8 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