Ventnor Botanic Garden, Ventnor

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Located in a Mediterranean-like microclimate, Ventnor Botanic Garden is a collection of subtropical and temperate plant life from all over the world. This unusual, protected climate on the south-facing Isle of Wight coast provides the conditions necessary to grow the plants in the open air. Take a scenic walk there from Ventnor town to enjoy the island's natural beauty before immersing yourself in the subtropical garden. Using our international travel planner, Ventnor attractions like Ventnor Botanic Garden can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • although the sales agent overcharged us initially once sorted, we walked around and saw all the different types of plants here at the garden. The layout and the plants themselves were very picturesque...  more »
  • Lovely place with highly recommended restaurant where I had the best crab sandwich, nay the best sandwich of my long life!  more »
  • Well worth a visit, some fabulous displays especially Australian, Japanese and sub tropical palm gardens. The gardens are very well kept and the cafe terrace is great. Gift shop with seeds available f...  more »
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  • I bought membership to Ventnor Botanic Gardens and quite honestly it's the self gift that just keeps giving! It changes all year round and there's something lovely about seeing a riot of flowers in mid October. Little one loves it there and we pack books to read whilst we adventure round. It's great for picnics, wildlife (red squirrels and wall lizards) not so wild-life (terrapins and fish in the fishpond) and even has a kids playground tucked away at the bottom. It's also right by the sea which is great on a hot day and they hold various events throughout the year. Personally I love it here and it's well worth a visit
  • Nice if you can find it. Signage shocking. A bit run down when we went at the start of Sept but between seasons. Little descriptions of trees and shrubbery. Not sure what I was looking at half the time. I love gardens with not a lot of knowledge myself and found these gardens lacking in information. Really enjoyed the hot house and wandering around the different areas. Nice to see subtropical plants growing on our own soil
  • What a lovely place. Allows dogs in the gardens which is a plus because I have to greyhounds. I would like to see dog poo bins around please as the only bin we found was a black bin in the car park tucked away by some buildings. I feel if no bins are introduced people won't bother to pick up after their dogs and this would destroy the beautiful gardens for others to enjoy. Definitely a garden that I will visit again in the future.
  • Lovely gardens with many interesting plants from all over the world. Good cafĂ© and restaurant as well. I walk my dog here often as I love to see the garden change through the seasons. Staff are very friendly and helpful.
  • Beautiful flowering shrubs, trees and boarders with specimens from all over the world arranged in geographical areas. Natural settings and good to visit all the year round.

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