Bught Park, Saturday 23 July, 1–4pm
Our Free for Alls are travelling Scotland this summer, bringing free plants to anyone who fancies having a grow. Join us for mini-festivals of growing – with performances, advice on how to get started and free plants for all. You can just turn up on the day with no need to book, and both admission and plants will be – yes! – absolutely free.
Swing by Inverness’s largest park for our final Free for All giveaway, where thousands of plant plugs will be looking for new homes.
Venue and Access Information
Beautiful Bught Park is the largest park in the city of Inverness and is situated on the western bank of the River Ness and is a short walk from the main town centre. The park is situated on land that was formerly the Bught House estate, an 18th century stately home, which was demolished for the creation of the Ice Centre in the 1960s. There are lots of interesting activities to do around the park for all the family.
Inverness Train Station has many trains arriving daily from its hinterland and the journey time from the Station on foot to Bught Park is 30mins. There are regular buses from the Train Station to Bught Park, approx every 20mins, which take 12mins and drop off at the gate entrance.
There are several buses that arrive at Inverness Station daily every hour from surrounding Highland towns, villages and settlements that are provided by Stagecoach and Citylink e.g. these include Citylink 920 and Stagecoach Highlands 2.
Before travelling, remember to double-check all travel arrangements and for the most up to date information check out your journey on the day on www.travelinescotland.com
Parking is substantial near Bught Park is pay and display. Costs are £1 for up to 2hrs and £2 for up to 4hrs.
As always, we encourage everyone, if possible, and especially if local, to leave the car at home and use active travel and arrive by foot, bike, or scoot.
There is plenty of free disabled parking available also in nearby streets and by the entrance. Anyone displaying a valid blue badge may park in a ‘limited waiting’ bay without time restriction. Anyone displaying a valid blue badge can park in any marked disabled bay.
There are public toilets with access to accessible toilets and baby change facilities at the Inverness Ice Centre, which is level 1 min walk from the site.
Access to the Free for All site is level and the space is a mixture of both paved land and grass. The park has seating benches and there are many interesting areas around the park to explore with all the family.
The Free for All Information Point will be situated at the entrance to the event site.
Assistance dogs are welcome and fresh drinking water will be provided.
If you have any access requirements or enquiries please
contact Caroline Thompson @ [email protected]
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