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Inverness Botanic Gardens

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Address: Inverness Botanic Gardens Bught Lane | Bught Park, Inverness IV3 5SS, Scotland
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+44 1463 713553
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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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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Small, but worth visiting

I visited on the 4th of January, I had the place to myself. I had plenty of space and time to practice macro photography and I also enjoyed a lovely lunch in the café. Overall a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Fort William, United Kingdom
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Fort William, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited on the 4th of January, I had the place to myself. I had plenty of space and time to practice macro photography and I also enjoyed a lovely lunch in the café. Overall a pleasant morning in lovely surroundings.

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

Since I came to the UK, I visited few botanic gardens but the Inverness one is my favourite! It is near to the River Islands and you can visit it in a nice walk by the river. The botanic garden is quite big and it is great because you can feel that you are in different places of the world.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Beautiful small gardens well worth the walk along the river to find . Excellent little cafe in the front for lunch / tea/ coffee

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

On a recent visit to Inverness me and my fiance decided to take a riverside walk from the centre of town via the Ness Islands - which I highly recommend as it was stunningly beautiful. When we got to the end of this walk we decided to loop round, and stumbled upon the botanic gardens, which we had considered visiting... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Easy to walk to along the river bank but lots of parking if driving. Impressive little facility that I highly recommend. Kids love the koi carp too and lovely little independent coffee shop.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We were here only for a brief period of time..but were glad to have visited! They have some beautiful and exotic varieties of flowers and plants!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Beautiful hothouses with good range of plants imaginatively displayed, very attractive to wander round. The cacti and succulent area is amazing. The outdoor space is also very interesting and well done. They sell a range of very good, healthy plants. The excellent tea room is a further bonus!

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

The ever-changing face of the botanic gardens provides a feast for the senses all year round. The helpful and friendly staff work tirelessly to design and maintain the wealth of varied floral displays. There is so much to discover and enjoy in the extensive gardens, the cactus hall and the rain forest greenhouse. My wife and I are keen amateur... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

A nice place to spend your time quiet hot inside the tropical flowers house. Free entrance . Flowers for sale.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

My wife and I visited the Inverness Botanical Gardens on the recent Halloween weekend. We had never been conscious of botanical gardens in Inverness. We went along for a wee visit and spent a lot more time than we expected because the place was gorgeous. And we’ve been to gardens from Edinburgh Botanics, to Rosemoor, Devon and to Kew. It... More 

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