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Mottistone Gardens

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Manor house

Mottistone has a lovely and interesting Manour House to look around. Staff are friendly and... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2019
A3303XQpaulh
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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Gardens with view of ocean.

Small, picturesque garden close to the coast in rural part of Wight. Small shop and tea garden... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
fork_handles
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Luton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

Mottistone has a lovely and interesting Manour House to look around. Staff are friendly and welcoming and knowledgeable Garden are lovely . Short and long walks and a section called the long stones.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank A3303XQpaulh
Reviewed 5 November 2018

As National Trust members was interested in viewing the gardens but unaware at the time of the path to the Long Stone running outside Mottistone. We viewed the Shack used as a summer house which we found interesting though more than a shack with at...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sandra C
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Small, picturesque garden close to the coast in rural part of Wight. Small shop and tea garden operated by National Trust, also a preserved working hut used by the former owner who was a designer. Major is not open to the public. Pleasant to walk...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank fork_handles
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Nat Trust at its finest!! We spent the entire afternoon here. My son is autistic and has only just learned how to take pictures. He finds it hard to engage and July ends up being dragged around under protest. However, the open space and vivid...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank beckyw823
Reviewed 19 October 2018

We visited this garden yesterday. It did have some lovely features, but having paid ~£15 for entry, we had probably completed our visit within 30-45 mins, and that included quite a bit of woodland walking! I think National Trust members will enjoy this garden, but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MillieM122
Reviewed 14 October 2018

I can take or leave a garden but I did enjoy this visit. It started well with a friendly greeting from the staff in the shop. (Things have changed at National Trust in last few years with staff looking upon visitors as welcome friends rather...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Randoman1
Reviewed 4 October 2018

A beautiful day enhanced our visit. Well kept gardens and nice tea room. Good value, for everyone, not just National Trust members.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank C12jax
Reviewed 26 September 2018

The gardens are the show here; a variety of rose beds, borders, vegetables and general interesting planting. You can take an hour walking around (with the dog) and explore the olive groves and sunken canyon path. The house is a private residence and only open...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Andy W
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Our short stay on the Isle of Wight and less-than-perfect weather meant that we had to visit Mottistone Gardens straight off the ferry. We arrived in light drizzle so decided on light refreshments and a look in The Shack, a delightful 1930s portable architects' office....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Father-Brian
Reviewed 24 September 2018

A nice little Gem in the Isle of Wight Countryside. We arrived on a very warm sunny day, disappointed that the house was closed but the gardens were seen in all their splendour.Beautiful colours were to the fore and very nicely laid out. We went...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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ianmel1969
27 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.
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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
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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.
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