Visiting Mottistone Gardens: What you need to know

The colourful flowers of the double border in Mottistone Gardens, Isle of Wight in July

Mottistone Gardens are now open daily until Sunday 30 October 2022. The wider estate is also open for countryside walks.

Plan a visit

From the 5 March - 30 October 2022 Mottistone Gardens will be open 7 days a week, 10.30am - 5pm.

Access for everyone


If you need to bring a carer or essential companion to accompany you as a disabled visitor, you can, free of charge.

Parking and when you arrive

Our car park is located along the road towards Hulvestone and Brook from Mottistone, a short walk from the entance. A drop-off point is available nearer the entance. 

The Bonica rose in the gardens at Mottistone
The pink flowers of the Bonica rose in the gardens of Mottistone, Isle of Wight
The Bonica rose in the gardens at Mottistone
A close up image of a green tiger beetle, often found amongst the heather

Wildlife on Mottistone Common

Our Common is a wildlife spotter's dream - come along for visit and see what you can find.

Facilities

From the 5 March - 30 October 2022 our main gardens, tea garden and toilets will be open daily. Our Wild Area and our Flowerpot People trail will be open for little ones to enjoy.  We have family-friendly seasonal trails throughout the year, and within the hall of the manor, a selection of second-hand books is available for a donation. 

Upcoming events

Garden gallop at Mottistone

Thu 11 Aug 2022
10:30-16:30
Come out and play at Mottistone Gardens this summer. Get your heart rate up as you follow in Warrior's hooves on a bouncy horse.

Hobby horse race course

Tue 16 Aug 2022
11:00-13:00
Join us every Tuesday and make your very own hobby horse before racing round our track.