How To Book

Educational Visits to Ventnor Botanic Garden

Fill out a Booking Request Form.

Return the completed form to

Admission Prices for Educational Visits

Self-Guided Groups

(per person)

VBG Specialist Led Groups*

(per person)

Foundation Phase


From £4.50

KS 1, 2, 3 or 4


From £4.50

Post 16


From £5.50

Additional Adults


From £4.00


Key Stage 1Ages 5-7Years 1 and 2
Key Stage 2Ages 7-11Years 3, 4, 5 and 6
Key Stage 3Ages 11-14Years 7, 8 and 9
Key Stage 4Ages 14-16Years 10 and 11

* Each VBG Specialist Led Visits (as outlined in the Programmes Document) has a different cost, a final cost can be provided when the Booking Request Form has been completed.

Accompanying adults are free within the following supervision ratios

1 adult to 3 children aged 3 – 5

1 adult to 5 children at Key Stage 1

1 adult to 8 children at Key Stage 2

1 adult to 10 children at Key Stage 3, 4, and above

Additional adults will be charged the concessionary rate of £4.00

N.B.Students remain the responsibility of their own leader, and should be supervised at all times on site.

Cancellation Charges

If you cancel less than 4 weeks before the confirmed date, you will lose your deposit. If cancellation is made in less than 48 working hours of the scheduled visit then you will be charged the full cost of your visit.

Risk Assessment

Teachers and School staff will need to familiarise themselves with the Risk Assessment Form when making a booking. This form will then need to be completed, signed and returned before the Educational Visit can be confirmed.

Teacher Pre–Visit

A free teacher pre-visit inspection is offered. Contact us via or (01983) 855397.


The Garden is accessible for wheelchairs in most areas, however owing to the nature of the site there are steep paths that may not be suitable for all wheelchair users and their helpers. Please advise us of any details when making a booking.

First Aid

Fully equipped first aid kits are available in the Nammet Room, Office, Gift Shop and edulis Restaurant. Mobile first aid kits are located on the tractors. Teaching staff will carry first aid kits with them at all times.

Inclement Weather

Please contact the Ventnor Botanic Garden in the event of severe weather conditions, before leaving your school.

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