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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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Beautiful place

This is such a beautiful place which is free but there is a donation box.So many different plants from around the world,nice way to spend a few hours

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

This is such a beautiful place which is free but there is a donation box.So many different plants from around the world,nice way to spend a few hours

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Popped in here on the advice of friends. Lovely relaxing gardens with small cafe. Lovely fish pond with plenty of fish swimming around. Lots of plant variety and even some for sale. Good way to spend a morning or afternoon.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

A small, café with a decent luncheon selection of foods. It is cafeteria style and very handy if visiting the gardens. The toilets were well maintained.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Smaller than most botanic gardens but perhaps even more lovely as a result. Packed with interest and I particularly enjoyed the additional project area which had a huge area of wild flower meadows. Very central and only a small detour from the riverside walk to the Ness Islands.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Lovely and tranquil place, a tropical and a cactus glasshouses filled with beautiful plants, waterfall, fountains with carps, benches.. Beautiful gardens outside with a little cafe and plants to buy. Situated only 10 minute walk from the city centre, nice walk along River Ness. Very enjoyable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I'm not normally a huge fan of botanic gardens but loved this place. A beautiful location, well planned and thought out. There are delightful places to sit and contemplate and just listen and watch nature in action. The hothouse is great too. Good signage throughout. Our reason to visit was the Rugby World Cup on display at Highland RFC across... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Calm and tranquillity on the edge of the city. A bit difficult to find , but worth the find. Cafe is excellent, gardens and glass houses are calm, take a seat and watch.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

This is one of the stops on the hop on hop off bus tour. Free entry and there is lots to see. The tropical area and the cactus areas were spectacular. If you are in Inverness put this on your itinerary.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This is a lovely little attraction and it is free to go in. The cacti are amazing and you will get many garden ideas in the grounds. The cafe is well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

first visit to inverness and i am so glad that i found this place on my first day as i was able to arrange to return a couple of days later.cosy cafe with space at the rear to sit outside near the plants and the bird life. glasshouses contain wonderful exotic plants,indoor ponds with colourful carp and outside are paths... More 

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Additional Information about Inverness Botanic Gardens

Address: Address: Bught Lane | Bught Park, Inverness, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1463 713553
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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