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FREE Summer Butterfly Hunt
Monday 2nd July – 17th August

We have lots of different types of butterflies hiding in the garden centre – see if you can find them all! Each butterfly has an interesting fact so you can learn and have fun at the same time! Everyone who completes the hunt will receive a treat and be entered in our prize draw to win some butterfly goodies! Don’t forget to visit our butterfly inspired garden in our outdoor area.

Afternoon Tea Week
Tuesday 14th – Monday 20th

Celebrate this great British tradition with Afternoon tea in our restaurant or pick up some delicious treats and your favourite tea selection from our Foodhall/Deli to create your own afternoon tea at home!

Don’t miss the opportunity to WIN an amazing Afternoon Tea with Prosecco! Visit our Facebook page to enter.

Cairngorm Creatures Visit
Monday 20th August 1pm – 4pm 

Cairngorm Creatures will be in store with us on Monday 20th August – 1pm – 4pm. Don’t miss the opportunity to get up close and personal with a range of creepy crawlies, reptiles and more! Bring the whole family along to this FREE EVENT and learn all about these fascinating creatures! Please note: we do expect this event to be busy.

Cairn o’Mohr Wine Tasting
Saturday 25th August 11am – 4pm 

We’re very excited to welcome the Cairn o’Mohr team to Simpsons food hall & deli on Saturday 25th August for some wine tasting! It’s the perfect opportunity to try this fabulous range of Scottish wines.

Made in Perthshire, the Cairn o’Mohr fruit wines are all made in the traditional and proper way of fermentation followed by at least a year of maturation. To give their wines real vinosity and smooth well developed flavours.

For more info about Cairn o’Mohr, visit their website at:


Scottish Food Fortnight
Saturday 1st – Sunday 16th September

Join us to celebrate the fabulous Scottish produce we have in our Foodhall and Deli! We will have regular tastings of delicious cheeses, breads, preserves and biscuits throughout the fortnight. See in store for full details.

Autumn Gardening Week
Monday 10th – Sunday 16th

Get your garden ready for Autumn with advice and help from our specialists. The team will be on hand to answer any questions throughout the week. Look out for plenty of tips on our social media pages!

Highland Honey Weekend
Saturday 29th – Sunday 30th September

Join us to celebrate the wonderful world of honey throughout the weekend. The Inverness Bee-Keepers will be in store with a live hive, face painting and honey judging.

We will also have plenty of bee friendly plants in store and honey products as well as bulbs, seeds and books. Come along and learn more about honey and the wonderful bees that make it!


FIVE IN A ROW! 2010 – 2014, 2016 & 2017

Award Winners

The Garden Centre Association have awarded Simpsons Garden Centre awards for…

  • Scotland’s Best Garden Centre for 2010 – 2014, 2016 & 2017
  • Garden Centre of Excellence 2014/15 and 2016/17
  • Scotland’s Best Garden Centre Restaurant for 2010 – 2014 & 2016
  • Scotland’s Best Plant Area 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2016 & 2016
  • Scotland’s Best Staff Award 2010 – 2012

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