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Ventnor Botanic Garden - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Undercliff Dr, Ventnor PO38 1UL, UK

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About Ventnor Botanic Garden

Ventnor Botanic Garden lies at the heart of a remarkable microclimate on the south coast of the Isle of Wight. Surrounded by the chalk downs of the Ventnor Undercliff, the garden boasts an impressive collection of rare and exotic plants and trees. The garden's unusual climate is more akin to the Mediterranean and enables a wide variety of plants considered too tender for much of mainland Britain to be grown.

Attractions Near Ventnor Botanic Garden

Ventnor Beach
Ventnor Beach1.48km from Ventnor Botanic Garden

Ventnor beach is the southernmost holiday beach on the Isle of Wight and is well-loved by locals and visitors alike. The south-facing seafront is sheltered by cliffs and boasts a lovely sand and shingle beach with pubs, cafes, amusements, paddling pool and car park. At low tide, a ridge of rocks appears from beneath the waves making a great place for children to explore, from the middle of the beach a channel has been cleared by fishermen long ago making it a great place to swim as it is free f

St Boniface Down
St Boniface Down2.57km from Ventnor Botanic Garden

St Boniface Down is a chalk down on the Isle of Wight, England. It is located near the city of Ventnor, in the South-Eastern part of the island, and rises to 241 m, the highest point of the island, 1 km North of the city. One of the iconic locations for a trek and also you can spend some nice time in the middle of nature.

Appuldurcombe House
Appuldurcombe House3.09km from Ventnor Botanic Garden

A majestic and beautiful manor that sits in lovely gardens designed by Capability Brown. It was built in the 18th century as the seat of the Worsley family, Appuldurcombe was once the grandest house on the Isle of Wight. Admire the delightful east front and stroll peacefully through Lancelot 'Capability Brown's 11 acres of grounds. It is now managed by English Heritage and is open to the public.

Devil's Chimney
Devil's Chimney3.73km from Ventnor Botanic Garden

The Devil's Chimney is a scenic rock cleft with steps descending into the Bonchurch Landslips between Bonchurch and Luccombe, Isle of Wight. Its upper end is at the Smuggler's Haven Tearooms on St Boniface Down, at the southern end of clifftop parkland accessed from the Leeson Road car park on the A3055 road, where there is a Southern Vectis bus route 3 stop.

St Catherine's Lighthouse
St Catherine's Lighthouse5.15km from Ventnor Botanic Garden

St Catherine's Lighthouse is a lighthouse located at St Catherine's Point at the southern tip of the Isle of Wight. It was built in response to local need for reliable light to guide shipping, following the shipwreck of the Clarendon. Perched high on St Catherine’s Hill, the Oratory is often quoted as being a fine example of a medieval lighthouse, although it's more likely to have been a bell tower with a beacon alongside.

Model Village Godshill
Model Village Godshill5.17km from Ventnor Botanic Garden

This beautiful Model Village nestles in the grounds of the Old Vicarage. Set in nearly two acres of gorgeous landscaped gardens this is a real retro find - a quintessentially English visitor attraction. There are two pubs: the "Griffin" – featuring a large griffin-shaped maze and children's playground – and "The Taverners".

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Isle of Wight
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The Isle of Wight is a ceremonial county and the largest and second-most populous island in England. It is in the English Channel, between two and five miles off the coast of Hampshire, from which it is separated by the Solent. The island has resorts that have been holiday destinations since Victorian times and is known for its mild climate, coastal scenery, and verdant landscape of fields, downland, and chines. The island is part of the historic county of Hampshire. It is designated a UNESCO Bi