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Inverness Botanic Gardens

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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A little gem. Free entry, but donations very welcome.

Bijou gardens with tropical and dry greenhouses. Beautifully kept greenhouses with colourful... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Elspeth N
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Paridise in walking distance to downtown Inverness

We had a lovely time wandering the grounds of the botanical gardens. We enjoyed to cool fall air... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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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 3 days ago

Bijou gardens with tropical and dry greenhouses. Beautifully kept greenhouses with colourful planting. Lille fish pond with a couple of HUGE koi carp, which presumbably live on the smaller ones. :-). Sheltered outside gardens with scented plants, edible plants, fruits etc. Nice little cafe too....More

Thank Elspeth N
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a lovely time wandering the grounds of the botanical gardens. We enjoyed to cool fall air and taking in all the late fall foliage and the green houses made the day! Such a nice way to spend the afternoon with a good friend...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

As a horticultural professional, I loved the Inverness Botanical Gardens. The flowers were beautiful and the collections were well presented. It didn't take long to view the entire place but I did appreciate how well the place was put together

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came across the Botanic Gardens when walking along the River Ness from Inverness to visit the Ness Islands. It is small but some lovely flowers to look at. There were two green houses - one with variations of cacti and the the other with...More

Thank siand632
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A little gem well worth seeking out - smashing outdoor and indoor gardens worth seeing. A great restaurant attached provides good value, well cooked and presented food.

Thank Robert O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The gardens are great. The hot houses even better especially on a grey day in Inverness. Spent many a lovely hour looking round and buying plants. Then enjoying a light lunch in the cafe. wonderful. From the outside you wouldn't know it was there. Straight...More

Thank Sandra M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful walk alongside the west bank of River Ness from the City centre took us to the small but perfectly formed Inverness Botanic Gardens. Free entry gained us access to the tropical hot house and arid desert glass house. Loads of beautiful flora and...More

Thank Y4726SQdavidv
Reviewed 12 October 2018

This is a nice walk of a couple of kilometres from the city core. IT's small, but very enjoyable, with an especially attractive outdoor section that's sheltered from the nearby city and adjacent recreational facilities. The cafe is terrific

Thank Nick M
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Never knew this was here. Restraunt before going in & was bit noisy. Ideal for kids. We had a lovely stroll around & thoroughly enjoyed the peace & quiet as last of children disappeared. Lots of plant life as you would expect & not a...More

Thank 953ger
Reviewed 9 October 2018

The Botanic Gardens is situated near the leisure centre. The best part for me is the glasshouse where you can find a wonderful display of exotic plants no matter what time of year. Not the largest botanical gardens but worth a visit none the less.

Thank delman47
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27 July 2017|
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Response from helentraveller1976 | Reviewed this property |
About 20 minutes
7 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 |
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25 November 2016|
Response from mrbrucegray | Reviewed this property |
Their website lists these as their opening times: Winter Seasonal Opening Hours November - March Mon - 10.00-16.00 Tue - 10.00-16.00 Wed - 10.00-16.00 Thur - 10.00-16.00 Fri - 10.00-16.00 Sat - 10.00-16.00 Sun... More
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11 August 2016|
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Response from louisarobyn | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure sorry, but i think if yes it will have to be very well behaved as there is no room for roaming.