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Inverness Botanic Gardens

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Lovely gardens...

...visited on the Inverness cycle tour. It's a pleasant outdoor space with some beautiful flora and... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2018
Hoylake, United Kingdom
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Brilliant Surprise Visit

Inverness Botanic Gardens are a little-known jewel of a place that has been developing recently... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2018
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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...more
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Inverness Botanic Gardens Bught Lane | Bught Park, Inverness IV3 5SS, Scotland
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Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

...visited on the Inverness cycle tour. It's a pleasant outdoor space with some beautiful flora and fauna. Well worth a visit if you're at a loose end...

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Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Lovely gardens and surroundings. Went for a walk around the whole place, very beautiful, as we were going back around by the fish pond for a second time we saw a rat running across the pipe nearby. In formed staff as i left. Better pest...More

Thank tabithaannabelfraser
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Inverness Botanic Gardens are a little-known jewel of a place that has been developing recently from what was just called "The Floral Hall". Fantastic collection of exotic plants which were nearly all in bloom when we visited. Lovely cactus area too. Great café adjoining, run...More

Thank MountainHare_10
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Nice gardens with lots of lovely plants and a nice café. Only downside is it is not animal friendly although we were allowed to carry our dog around with us to avoid the resident cat! Good job we don't have a Great Dane !!! Worth...More

Thank sitaylor1
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Located near the leisure center, it seems small however it is actually a good size once you enter, plus it has a little cafe. Free admission, although donations are appreciated. Some street parking in front of it, otherwise there is a parking lot down the...More

Thank dooandherb
Reviewed 18 June 2018

There is no entrance fee; they only ask for a donation but it is worth paying to get in, honestly. You go through the café area but that's good and the coffee and snacks are not too expensive. The gardens are terrific! Through arches, waterfalls,...More

Thank Viv C
Reviewed 15 June 2018

My wife and I had a very enjoyable afternoon visit here - so relaxing and peaceful with plenty of interest in the gardens. The cafe is delightful with options for indoor or outdoor sitting and catering for many dietary types, (with tempting home baking and...More

Thank Kiwipom99
Reviewed 12 June 2018

Went here to show my elderly father in law but I am glad I went as I enjoyed looking round too. Small display but very well presented. Cafe on site had very friendly helpful staff, food was very nice plenty of seating inside and out.

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Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

We decided to stop at the gardens during some extra time before dinner. It was very easy to get to the gardens via the bus. The gardens are small but beautifully kept. We even ran across a garden kitty cat soaking up the sun. We...More

Thank Rebekah F
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

A real find after a glorious riverside walk. Free entry but donations encouraged. Lovely cafe in a beautiful garden. The biggest Koi carp I have ever seen and a quirky but brilliant cactus house.

Thank Rob A
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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