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Inverness Botanic Gardens

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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.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“floral hall” (43 reviews)
“cactus house” (33 reviews)
“exotic plants” (16 reviews)
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Inverness Botanic Gardens Bught Lane | Bught Park, Inverness IV3 5SS, Scotland
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+44 1463 713553
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"floral hall"
in 43 reviews
"cactus house"
in 33 reviews
"exotic plants"
in 16 reviews
"for sale"
in 28 reviews
"koi carp"
in 14 reviews
"hot house"
in 13 reviews
"buy plants"
in 8 reviews
"sports complex"
in 5 reviews
"free attraction"
in 10 reviews
"glass house"
in 5 reviews
"free entry"
in 18 reviews
"wee gem"
in 5 reviews
"leisure centre"
in 15 reviews
"lovely place to visit"
in 7 reviews
"soup"
in 13 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 19 reviews
"the river"
in 29 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Interesting small botanic garden, good cafe with food at reasonable prices. Excellent cactus house, well set out and maintained. Tropical house also well maintained

Thank Graham W
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It's not overly big we walked from the city center and the spent a couple of hours admiring the plants and water features it was lovely and warm and felt like a different world considering our visit was on a cold December would highly recommend...More

Thank Scott O
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful garden, well worth a visit. Also sell plants at reasonable prices. Didn't visit café but seemed good.

Thank HaddowGlenrothes
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best visited in the summer, this place is full of nice plants and shrubs seen not in the part of the world very often. Great to visit with the family, there is a nice little cafe in there too.

Thank AviemoreScotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its not well signposted. Take the narrow road beside the Ness and look for the Leisure Centre. On one side of the car park is the Botanic Garden. It's free and wonderfully warm inside on cold days. The outside gardens are peaceful and colourful but...More

Thank ajm549
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Botanic Gardens is situated up beside Bught Park just beside the Leisure Centre. I did not visit the café but it looked busy the day I was here. My main interest was the glasshouse and what a wonderful display of exotic plants I was...More

1  Thank allanmaciver
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

It is a humble, well hidden place. Nobody would ecpect to find the tranquillity one would feel in these gardens. Walking through rooms with a different theme each and with the ability to sit down and read, when in the same time listen to the...More

3  Thank George Z
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Reviewed 17 February 2018

Returned soup because it was inedible. Staff response was that the soup was perfectly good. No apology offered and our complaint was brushed off. It was only when we were leaving and indicated that we would be registering our complaint online, that the manageress followed...More

2  Thank Anne C
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

This is a little hidden gem, you have to walk along the river to get to it but well worth the walk. It is possible to buy plant in the gardens So good we have been twice

2  Thank Surreysurfers
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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

We whiled away an hour here looking at the tropical house and the cactus house both of which were lovely and warm! The coffee room was great with birdfeeders directly outside to watch the garden birds close up. It was free to enter and even...More

2  Thank Heather G
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Marinna47
27 July 2017|
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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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