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Pretty gardens showing, especially when we were there during the long, hot summer, the ability to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Hampshire, United Kingdom

What a beautiful place. Peaceful and stunning gardens. We spent longer there than we thought and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
London, United Kingdom
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Mottistone, Brighstone PO30 4ED, England
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Reviewed yesterday

This National Trust Garden, is well looked after and would look fabulous when in bloom. The day we went it was pouring with rain and very soggy. The gardens were well set out and the staff were able to answer questions on what was planted...More

Thank Al-Shumba
Reviewed 3 days ago

Pretty gardens showing, especially when we were there during the long, hot summer, the ability to plant drought tolerant, but colourful borders - no watering is apparently done here except to the organic vegetable garden. It is quite a small garden as these things go...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a beautiful place. Peaceful and stunning gardens. We spent longer there than we thought and one of the highlights of our break. Staff very frequently especially the lady in the shop. Many many thanks

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been coming to the Island for many years but never been to Mottistone and I have to say it was worth the trip. Beautiful well kept gardens and spectacular views of the Island. My advice is forget Ventnor Botanic gardens it is not...More

Thank Josie001
Reviewed 1 week ago

My second visit here, the other was during a dull September day many years ago but 'wow', this was a joy to see. Easy to find and plenty of parking, a short walk takes you to the shop and a very friendly welcome. Beautiful gardens...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth a visit even though there is no house to look around. The gardens are well kept and maintained and the surrounding pathways easy to follow. A nice area for kids to explore and search for things. Limited but excellent tea / coffee shop.

Thank Tauntontraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good half day out, lovely gardens and worth taking the almost hidden walk down past the church to the sea... Want to return and do the Warrior trail.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tucked away down leafy back lanes is old charm manor house (not open) with small quite pretty gardens surrounded by bigger wilder areas. Lots of steps, hilly and bit daunting for wheelchairs and those shaky on feet. Nice tea etc. garden with old hut. Good...More

Thank Rover099
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a National Trust owned garden. It is not large but a well presented and secluded example of an English garden. It is in the grounds of a lovely looking house, but this is only open a few days of the year. The cafe...More

Thank Ludders_11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We didn’t see much of the gardens as we took the dog round a circular walk instead. The instructions round were really easy to navigate and can be found on the National trust website (long stone down). There were some hills during the walk but...More

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28 April 2018|
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Response from Kathryn W | Property representative |
A visit around the Gardens and taking in the tea rooms would take around 2hrs. The Manor House is only open 2 days a year.
Grant A
24 September 2017|
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Response from Kathryn W | Property representative |
Hi I'm sorry but the Tea Garden is within the Gardens and there is a charge for entering the Gardens so you would need to pay the entrance fee or be a National Trust Member to enter the Gardens. Kathryn Wilson Visitor... More
Lynne F
16 June 2017|
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Response from Kathryn W | Property representative |
Hi, yes you can use a mobility scooter but we do have a wheelchair if this is easier.