Ventnor Botanic Garden Welcomes Artist, Rhea McCarthy

Ventnor Botanic Garden Welcomes Artist, Rhea McCarthy

Ventnor Botanic Garden Welcomes Artist, Rhea McCarthy    Meet freelance Architect and Artist, Rhea McCarthy. Rhea will be joining us at Ventnor Botanic Garden through the summer, 2022 as an Artist in Residence.  Talking about her background in Botanical Palm Houses,...

Storm Eunice Hits Ventnor Botanic Garden

Storm Eunice Hits Ventnor Botanic Garden

Ventnor Botanic Garden - Storm EuniceMid-February and storms are rushing across the Atlantic for the United Kingdom. The Isle of Wight was included within a rare RED weather warning from the MET office. Ventnor Botanic Garden, being located on the southern tip of the...

National Plant Collection status for Arecaceae at VBG🌴

National Plant Collection status for Arecaceae at VBG🌴

We are proud to announce that we have been certified with another National Plant Collection status from Plant Heritage, this time for our Arecaceae (hardy & half-hardy). Garden Curator, Chris Kidd, gives some insight and information on our new collection. The...

My eagle-eyed winter wander around the Isle of Wight

The Guardian Journalist Sarah Baxter writes about having her mind blown by her visit to Ventnor Botanic Garden "heading out of town along the esplanade, via a clifftop park and the slope-tumbling cottages of Steephill Cove, to Ventnor Botanic Garden. It displays a...

October Half Term at Ventnor Botanic

Something exciting is happening this half term at Ventnor Botanic. Take a visit and explore the secret gardens. Follow our Spooky trail through the twisting pathways to find those haunting surprises. Sit back at relax in the Plantation Room...

Fit for a Queen!

Check out this four-page spread titled 'Fit for a Queen' talking about Queen Victoria's life on the Isle of Wight, featuring Ventnor Botanic Garden. Click here to have a read.  

Cycad Flowers at VBG!

A Cycad (Cycas revoluta) has produced a male cone at Ventnor Botanic Garden. This is the second time this has happened out of doors in the UK, the first was at VBG in 2012. Cycads are primitive plants that dominated the Earth’s flora from a period some 280 million...

Themed Tasting Evenings

"Thanks for an awesome evening. We have never had a private dining experience before. Thank you for catering for the veggies and making our anniversary so special...You deserve to have your food appreciated by many" - Alistair and Clare, Mexican Night.   Our...

Theatre in the Garden

Quantum Theatre are returning to the garden this summer present The Wind in the Willows (26th July) and A Midsummer Night's Dream (28th July)! These live productions will make for a fun day out, suitable for all ages. Tickets are available through our online shop or...

YOGA VIBE, 21st – 23rd JUNE

A weekend of Yoga, Wellbeing, Relaxation and Revitalisation in the setting of the micro climate of the Undercliff at Ventnor Botanic Garden on the weekend of the 21st, 22nd and 23rd June. The weekend is suitable for participants of all abilities. Please bring your own...

Easter Sunday Lunch

Easter Sunday is a chance to get all the family together. Join us and celebrate with a Roast Lamb Lunch, soaking up The Undercliff microclimate and taking in the beautiful scenes in our Botanic Garden. With children’s activities running over the Easter period, we...

Introducing Puya Boutique Shopping

On Thursday 21st March, from 3pm–7pm, we’re launching our Garden gift shop as the newly branded Puya Boutique Shopping. There will be great deals on all shop products including such items as homeware, ornaments, cards and stationery, books, artwork, kids’ novelties,...

Mother’s Day Lunch, Sunday 31st March

Treat your mum to the day she deserves, a three course lunch in one of the most relaxing settings, a subtropical Botanic Garden. A small gift for all mothers is included, plus each mum is treated to free entry to the garden, with the rest of the family receiving 25%...

Spring Wedding Fayre, 3rd March

The perfect opportunity to see Ventnor Botanic Garden as the ideal wedding venue as well as meeting a substantial number of key wedding suppliers.

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Tel: 01983 855397  |  Ventnor Botanic Garden Community Company C.I.C, Undercliff Drive, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 1UL

 

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