Isle of Wight Gardens & Vineyards
Osborne House Gardens
Osborne House Gardens are set in extensive grounds with mature trees. There are terrace gardens in the Victorian Italian style with Solent views, a restored walled garden & hot houses. Visit Swiss Cottage where the royal children grew their own flowers & produce. Restaurant and Cafés. More on Osborne House Gardens...Buy Admission Tickets
Princess Beatrice Garden, Carisbrooke Castle
Opened in 2009, The Princess Beatrice Garden was designed by Chris Beardshaw. With pretty period planting creating a chaos of colour, there's a fountain and plunge pool, clipped hedges and an orchard of fruit trees. This Edwardian-style garden promises to delight visitors to Carisbrooke Castle. More on Carisbrooke Castle...Buy Admission Tickets
Ventnor Botanic Gardens
The Island's very own Kew Gardens. Opened in 1972 and listed as a Grade II Historical Garden, it extends over 22 acres with the micro-climate helping to grow tender species. There is a Herb Garden, a Palm Garden and an experimental Rock & Scree Garden. Café & Plant sales. Ventnor Botanic Gardens website...Buy Admission Tickets
Mottistone Gardens (National Trust)
A magical & picturesque 5 acre Elizabethan Manor garden with colourful herbaceous borders & gentle grassy terraces covered in springtime bluebells and summer flowers. There's a more formal rose garden and a small organic kitchen garden & plant sales area. More on Mottistone Gardens...Buy Admission Tickets
Features 11 acres of Parkland, laid out at the end of the 18th century by Capability Brown. Skilful planting, serpentine drives, nature trails and great views of the surrounding downs. There's also an Owl & Falconry centre, demonstrating the art of falconry, little changed since Henry VIII visited in 1538. Appuldurcombe website...Buy Admission Tickets
Afton Park Gardens
A haven for gardeners, walkers and fresh food fanatics. Afton Park has gardens, a plant nursery, cafe and an apple orchard set within 6 acres in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Visitors can walk the gardens and meadow or have lunch or cream tea at the Apple Tree Café. Afton Park Gardens website...
Morton Manor Gardens
These multi-award winning gardens dating back to 1249 are amongst Britain's finest. The landscape grounds feature Magnolias, Azaleas, Roses, Rhododendrons, Camellias, an Elizabethan sunken garden, dazzling herbaceous borders & shrubs, ponds & cascades & many mature trees. Morton Manor Gardens website...
Nunwell House Garden
Originating from Tudor times, there are 5 acres of beautifully set formal and shrub gardens. An avenue of lime trees leads up to the front of the 18 century house. There's a rose garden, a walled garden, a Long Walk, a lily pond, a woodland garden and a fountain from the Crystal Palace. More on Nunwell House Garden...
Isle of Wight Lavender
Home to the National Collection of Lavendula with over 230 cultivars of Lavender, Isle of Wight Lavender is a friendly, family run farm near Newport. Learn about the history of Lavender from its origin, to the uses of the oil and the care of the plant. Plant sales, café & gift shop. Isle of Wight Lavender website...
The Island's largest vineyard covering an area of 30 acres. Free colour guide and tasting. Guided Tours by appointment. Vineyard Trail Self Guided Tours. Delightful cafe and terrace overlooking the estate. Shop with a large range of own-label, quality products.
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The Island's oldest vineyard (est. 1968) and the only one in England with cellars. Set in 10 acres on a south facing slope, you can see how fine award-winning wines are made through to bottling and take a tour of the vineyard and winery. Adgestone Vineyard website...