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Inverness Botanic Gardens

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Address: Inverness Botanic Gardens Bught Lane | Bught Park, Inverness IV3 5SS, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1463 713553
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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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Very worth a visit and possible from Invergordon cruise port

These very nice Botanical gdns are FREE to enter and just a short No 8 bus ride from Inverness centre(bus stop100yds from bus& train station) ASK to be dropped off at CEMETERY... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

These very nice Botanical gdns are FREE to enter and just a short No 8 bus ride from Inverness centre(bus stop100yds from bus& train station) ASK to be dropped off at CEMETERY GATES It's a pretty modern building opposite The Inverness leisure centre in BUGHT LANE The café just inside entrance has a selection of light lunches & refreshments pluss... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having found the art gallery and museum closed (it was a Monday), I took advantage of a fine sunny day and walked along the riverside to the botanic gardens. The walk itself was most enjoyable and the gardens worth the effort. Whilst they're not large in size they make up for in interest and beauty. There's plenty to see and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful garden to spend half a day between beautiful and unique trees and flowers. Easy walking with nice point views of the area

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2 Thank Eitan M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely gardens well worth a vist.Tropical house and cactus house, greenhouse and outside gardens.There is a cafe on site gluten free avalable on request also gluten free cakes.Check products contain list with staff before ordering.

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Gibsons, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited this garden several times, but this is our first review. Inverness is a small garden exceptionally well designed and beautifully presented. A small alpine planting is one of the finest we have seen outside the Alps. We expect our visits to be as frequent in the future as the seasons.

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Nairn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Go exploring - there's so much to find - secret gardens within gardens - fun corners and paths - great for kids - the Our Willie Trail there just now plus the amazing architectural sheds for a new perspective - a touching memory tree - a wildlife garden. Warm up in the cactus house & hothouse with lots of exotic... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting the botanic gardens was quite a surprise, the amount of plants there is overwhelming as for a town like Inverness. There's a cafe of the entrance and you can also buy plants inside. The place is beautifully arranged, there are many attractions and it's a lot bigger than it seems when you first walk in. It's really an amazing... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a lovely visit, so warm and relaxing on a rainy summer's day! just nice to sit and read and be here for a little while :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with a coach party and we were all pleasantly surprised. The gardens are reached through the cafe and they go on and on. There are two big green houses, tropical and a cactus house. Many fun and varied gardens, there is the Our Willie trail which adds to the fun this summer and an exhibition of sheds designed... More 

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Invergordon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My older kids have both been here on respective school trips and enjoyed it but this was my first visit here as the Oor Wullie Bucket Trail was up this week in Inverness and I wasn't disappointed. They also have a lovely shed exhibition which the kids also really enjoyed. A beautiful garden hidden in Inverness. We did it as... More 

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