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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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Inverness Botanic Gardens Bught Lane | Bught Park, Inverness IV3 5SS, Scotland
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"cactus house"
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"exotic plants"
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"for sale"
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"koi carp"
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"hot house"
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"buy plants"
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"sports complex"
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"free attraction"
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"glass house"
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"free entry"
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"wee gem"
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"leisure centre"
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"lovely place to visit"
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

Had a bit of difficulty finding our way in due to building works but once in it was worth the effort. Personal favourite was the Tropical house, i could have spent hours in there, that's not to say that the rest wasn't great, it was....More

Thank Jonathan W
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

Get there either via the delightful Ness Islands or simply walk along the north bank of the River Ness before cutting up to the Botanic Gardens Easily spend an afternoon there exploring the glass houses and the grounds but allow yourself at least a couple...More

Thank cyclist60
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

A wee gem hidden away in the city and well worth a visit. The staff are so friendly and the greenhouses are superb! Not to mention the excellent wee cafe - love it all!

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Reviewed 7 August 2017

We visited the Botanical Gardens with our Two Kids and really enjoyed walking round the gardens. The Kids loved the Fish, Some off the Coy Carp were truly Massive !! This is a free attraction and there is a Coffee shop on site selling cakes...More

1  Thank iamthestig01
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

Enjoyed wandering through the Botanical Gardens with interesting and lovely plants and flowers. Off the beaten track so a little bit of a challenge to find - but definitely worth the walk. Fun to wander through the pathways outside. They were preparing for a plant...More

1  Thank mbrooks3
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Reviewed 2 August 2017

This extraordinary botanical garden is located on the coast of Loch Ewe, surrounded by the glorious scenery of Wester Ross. Acquires its reputation as one of Scotland's great gardens, with a wide variety of exotic plants including Himalayan rhododendrons, and South African, New Zealand and...More

Thank Michael M
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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Never knew this existed. Wet day & had been told about Cobbs coffee shop at botanic garden. FREE entry & worth time to just walk around or take a seat in one of many relaxing places & soak in the tranquility of the place. DONATIONS...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed 2 visits this week to this gem of an attraction in Inverness. Wonderfully maintained gardens and indoor plant areas and helpful staff. Enjoyable cafe to take a break in. Great quality plants for sale and happy to make a few purchases especially as...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2017

what a lovely place to spend a few hours, no charge just a voluntary donation. The community/wild garden was stunning and I have taken on board a lot of the ideas!

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Reviewed 21 July 2017

Cactus greenhouse was a lovely place to sit and have my sandwich when the weather was a bit dreich outside!

Thank Heidi P
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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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