The Garden Guide

Mottistone Manor Garden

A medieval/Elizabethan manor house in a wooded valley with views of the English Channel. The terraced garden has herbaceous borders.
Photograph © Pete Duxon
Photograph © Ade46
Photograph © Pete Duxon
Photograph © Pete Duxon
Photograph © Pete Duxon
Photograph © Anthurium/Katrina Underwood
Photograph © Anthurium/Katrina Underwood


Set in a sheltered valley this magical garden is full of surprises, with shrub filled banks, hidden pathways and colourful herbaceous borders. Surrounding an attractive Elizabethan manor house, this 20th century garden is experimenting with a Mediterranean-style planting scheme to take advantage of its southerly location.

Plants of note

Young olive grove.

Mottistone, Isle of Wight, England, PO30 4EA

March to late October Sunday to Thursday. Open 11am to 5pm. See National Trust website for more details

See National Trust website for details.

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