The Isle of Wight may be the perfect getaway area in the UK. It is full of amazing attractions, fantastic scenery, shopping, and more. One of the unique things about this area is the agriculture. It is unlike any other place in the world. Specifically, the Isle of Wight has the most incredible gardens that every person on holiday should be sure to visit. Here are some of the top gardens in the area.
Adgestone Vineyard is the oldest vineyard on the island. It is open all year around. Visitors to this vineyard will not only experience wonderful beauty, but they can also enjoy wine tastings, guided tours, time at the gift shop, and fantastic food at the café. Admission is free. The only charge is for personal, guided tours.
Afton Park Nursery
The Afton Park Nursery is a unique park on the Isle of Wight. This park specialises in plant nursery, gardens, wildflower, meadow, and apple orchard. It is a beautiful 7-acre site that many people love to visit. Visitors can enjoy the beauty of this area everyday of the week. However, it is only open seasonally. Therefore, make sure that it is open when you are planning your trip.
Godshill Model Village
Another area with amazing gardens is Godshill Model Village. In addition to the beautiful gardens, this area has large 1/10th scale models. Many of the models have real thatch. And, in the midst of the gardens and models are miniature trees and plants. It is a unique and fun environment.
Mottistone Manor Garden
One of the most picturesque gardens on the Island is the Mottistone Manor Garden. This is a 20th century Mediterranean garden. It sits in a valley and there are beautiful views of the sea. The garden surrounds a beautiful Elizabethan manor house. The house is colorful and architecturally beautiful. Visitors to the area can observe the house, however they are not allowed inside. They can walk around the grounds as long as they like. And, there is even a children’s flowerpot trail.
Another vineyard on the island with beautiful gardens to see is the Rosemary vineyard. This vineyard is approximately 30-acres in size. It sits in an area of the island with a milder climate, which is ideal for the vegetation of the land. Many grapes are grown on the vineyard. It is a very peaceful, beautiful, and relaxing environment that guests can visit at all times of the year.