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Inverness Botanic Gardens

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Address: Bught Lane | Bught Park, Inverness, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1463 713553
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Description: Opened in 1993 by Prince Edward, Inverness Botanic Gardens, formerly...
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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An oasis!

This was beautifully designed and maintained-well worth the walk from the city- and free entrance. Particularly good succulents.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Clare, sUffolk,England
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Clare, sUffolk,England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

This was beautifully designed and maintained-well worth the walk from the city- and free entrance. Particularly good succulents.

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newton abbot
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

If you have a time in Inverness and like gardens, this place will amaze you. It's a mini-Kew Gardens , a very reasonable entrance price too!

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Krakow, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

me and my boyfriend went for a walk along riverside, islands on the Ness river etc. and we got to the gardens as well. I didn't regret at all. Very nice place to walk, many exotic plants, cactis, they have even a small pool with some exotic fish!! they were enormous and wonderful. You can also purchase some of the... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

A hidden gem and place of tranquility. One of my favourite places to go and just spend a quiet hour or so walking the gardens and seeing what new plants have been introduced.

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inverness, scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

On a cold Saturday afternoon at the end of April, we wanted a wee stretch but not in the cold! The walled garden and greenhouses were a welcome retreat from the icy blast, and the tropical, semi-tropical and desert glass houses, with waterfall, huge Koi carp, and cactus display were just what we needed! Then into Cobb's Cafe for lovely... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Don't miss this excellent garden, good even when the weather isn't. The café has good quality cakes though a bit limited if you want a hot meal .

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

This place in Bught lane, Inverness, is amazing and interesting if you are a plant lover. Lots of plants, trees and cacti in the garden and glass house. If you like the plant vibe you will like here, it is special, if its quiet, better still, immersing oneself in the healing aura of plants. There is a cafe as well,... More 

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Scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Really impressed with the botanic gardens. I am not a gardener, but can appreciate the hard work and care taken in the keep of the garden. Lovely tea room, and sitting areas.

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Small but lovely gardens. Children were amazed but the hige cacti and loved the fish. nice littke cafe and very helpful staff.

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Inverness, Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Beautiful place. Great location definitely worth visit. We go their couple times a month in summer to watch the fish and occasionally to purchase some plants. The coffee shop is also very nice not to expensive with lovely and helpful staff. Can't wait to go back this year when the weather improve

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