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Inverness Botanic Gardens

Open Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Small oasis

This is a nice walk of a couple of kilometres from the city core. IT's small, but very enjoyable... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Nick M
Winnipeg, Canada
Visit to if suitable for a venue

Never knew this was here. Restraunt before going in & was bit noisy. Ideal for kids. We had a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Forres, United Kingdom
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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 days ago

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a few hours to fill before leaving for the airport on a Sunday morning so visited the Botanic Gardens. It's situated next to the leisure centre which is a bit of a walk out of the town centre (20-25 minutes). The site is fairly...More

Thank Neil C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Inverness Town Council need to take note. Not enough advertising when I looked on line to see what to do in Inverness.The only info. I could find was via Tripadvisor. Pne review said it was 20 minutes walk this is not the case. From...More

Thank Middleton70
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Fantastic little site, yes not the largest botanical garden experience you will ever have but was a great visit none the less. Plenty to see and do and well laid out. There is also a lovely little café with a great variety on offer and...More

Thank Nevada3752000
Reviewed 9 September 2018

While enjoying a bike tour with Alison of Inverness bike tours, we stopped for a few minutes to see the gardens. A great gem in the city. Great layout and array of different plants is astounding.

Thank Kurts321
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Visited with my elderly Mother, who loves plants & gardens. My mother has a walking frame and it was just perfect, we could walk around most of the place with almost no problem. We both enjoyed the variety of colors textures and humidity levels! A...More

Thank FionaEller
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Only a small garden but a tropical and desert hot house plus other areas. Nicely kept. Good basic information. AND free to get in. Not a major destination but worth a look if you have an hour to spare. Also cafe but did not use.

Thank Gr0mitp0et
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Beautiful small free garden really pretty lovely welcoming staff a very busy work place also used the cafe probably the best coffee I had the whole week good choice of cakes and biscuits plus hot food as well

Thank mare1963
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28 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 |
Yes it is