Hop Harvest Report

On a clear sunny day on 10th September 2014 staff, Friends and volunteers gathered at the Cliff Top Hop Yard. Picking began at 8am as soon as the dew began to dry. Picking hops by hand ensures only the fully ripe cones are selected, and all the bits and pieces of...

Hops Festival 2014

Hops Festival returns! Celebrating another successful hops harvest, Ventnor Botanic Garden is delighted to announce Hops Festival will be taking place on Sunday 21st September. This year, Hops Festival will be featuring a range of beers and real ales brewed on the...

New Heritage Centre and Mushroom chamber opens

We are pleased to announce the opening of our new Heritage Centre.  Located above the subterranean caverns that formed the boiler rooms of the former hospital, the centre gathers together pictures and artifacts from the old hospital.  Below this is our new Mushroom...

Hop Picking 2014

Free beer! Help us bring in our hop harvest September 4th Free Beer! Hop Picking 10th September 2014   Volunteers needed!  The 2014 hop pick is currently Wednesday 10th September 2014, keep your eyes on this site for the final decision soon.  Sign in then make your...
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