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... Ventnor Botanic Garden has been given the accolade of No.1 Countryside Wedding Venue by bridebook.co.uk, one of the UK’s leading online wedding planning apps. Bridebook have scoured the country looking for the ideal wedding venues with that perfect English... Four more places to visit on Victoria’s Island Trail Get involved! Participate in our Hop picking by hand tradition this year & come along on Tuesday 5th September from 8am. If arriving from 8am, please head straight down towards the hop yard where a wristband will be issued. If arriving after 10am, please visit our... Ventnor Botanic Garden, Isle of Wight. A balmy microclimate and a scrubland habitat support Britain’s oldest colony of wall lizards.