Ventnor Botanic Gardens

Undercliff Dr, Ventnor PO38 1UL, UK

Gardens & Parks

Bus: Routes 6, Island Coaster (Closest stop Ventnor Park)

Ventnor Botanic Garden is set in the amazing Ventnor Undercliff. With a warmer climate (5c) than the rest of the country, plants that cant grow anywhere else can be seen. Queen Victoria herself planted a tree in the garden, which can still be seen growing in the garden. The gardens even grow their own hops, with the beer sold in the gift shop. The Tropical House is home to Amazonian Giant Waterlily's and Climbers that climb up the structure of the building

The site originally was the site of the Royal National Hospital of Diseases of the Chest, and in the heritage centre there is artefacts, photos and information about the original use of the site.

Keep a eye out in the Mediterranean Garden for the Wall Lizards,