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Mottistone Gardens

Mottistone, Brighstone PO30 4EA, England
+44 1983 741302
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Magnificent Mottistone.

A well spent two hours of peace and tranquillity in beautifully, laid out and constructed gardens... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
alan c
Nottingham, United Kingdom
A real surprise hidden in the Isle of Wight Countryside

Mottistone was a real find, with a perfectly constructed garden of many elements. Formal, cottage... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Greater London, United Kingdom
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“tea garden” (24 reviews)
“manor house” (16 reviews)
“national trust” (34 reviews)
Mottistone, Brighstone PO30 4EA, England
+44 1983 741302
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A well spent two hours of peace and tranquillity in beautifully, laid out and constructed gardens. Even in the middle of September there was a profusion of colourful flowers and shrubs in interesting areas Bees were buzzing, birds had regained their songs after the moult...More

Thank alan c
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mottistone was a real find, with a perfectly constructed garden of many elements. Formal, cottage, fruit & veg, and naturalised all welded together in a perfect combination. A very good tea room as well. The surrounding countryside adds to the overall charm.

Thank gagensl24
Reviewed 1 week ago

The herbaceous borders were just gently buzzing with bees, a wonderful sound. The whole garden is so well tended and really interestingly planted with several different rooms/areas, all enjoying this wonderfully tranquil setting. The house is a delightful building, sitting so well on the plot,...More

Thank MrsAverage
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely place to visit for a couple of hours. Beautiful flower borders. Not really suitable for this with mobility problems.

Thank avidtraveller-Pen
Reviewed 1 week ago

thoroughly enjoyed visiting these stunning gardens which were a blaze of colour and were being tended by 4 dedicated volunteers when we visited at the end of September. Would love to see inside the house when opened twice a year only. Superior to Osborne House...More

1  Thank Steve H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful peaceful garden. Well worth a visit if you have the slightest interest in gardening. Different areas show very different types of planting - sub-tropical in the lower garden, a rose garden, the herbaceous border area and, my favourite, the organic kitchen garden with it’s...More

Thank Phil187059
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gardens were lovely. Initial part is fairly flat but it's very steep as you get further back. Isn't huge but very nice. If you can make it to the steeper parts there are some nice views but they aren't worth needing oxygen for.

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This NT garden is quite pleasant to stroll around but you can cover the whole thing in half an hour. The house is not open to the public, so if we weren't NT members (so free to get in) we would have been disappointed I...More

Thank Stuart B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately we visited on a showery day so couldn't admire all of the gardens but what we did see was lovely and we will come back had a drink from small coffee/tea facility no cafe on site but plenty of tables and a covered space...More

Thank paulmaureenandmolly
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow! What a knockout! In September we were expecting to see another tired NT garden, but boy, were we wrong! The double herbaceous border was a jewel with 6ft Rudbeckia ‘Herbstsonne’ blasting their yellow blaze repeating down the border, intermixed with asters, dahlias, sedums, Salvia...More

Thank Pinkertonx
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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
15 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.