It's your big day, the first day of the rest of your life...      ....make it perfect at Ventnor Botanic Garden

Finding the perfect venue which can cater for all of your requirements can be difficult on the Isle of Wight, but once you've found it, everything else falls into place. 

Here at Ventnor Botanic Garden we offer one of the Island's most stunning  and unique wedding venues. Our position here in the sheltered and balmy Ventnor Undercliff gives us an extended wedding season, perfect for indoor outdoor celebrations from the  early spring until late autumn.

It's where wedding dreams are made.

With our beautiful subtropical garden setting, elegant indoor spaces and complete flexibility over creating the special day you want, you won't find a venue locally that offers quite such an original setting to create a wedding day to remember.

As a couple, it really is all about you. We dare you to dream of the day you want and we can help you make it happen. If you want to arrive in a helicopter and leave in speed boat, it's all possible at VBG. Fancy a swanky marquee in an exclusive garden or the finest dining with a menu you've created?...then you are talking to the right people. You can even hire the whole 20 acre garden for the  weekend for you, your friends and family to exclusively enjoy if you really want to push the boat out. All you have to do is ask.

It’s quite literally one of the most stunning places to have a wedding on the Isle of Wight... a hidden gem tucked away on the south coast. The place has a genuine warmth running through it...from the friendliness of the staff to the subtropical heat of the New Zealand garden where we had our marquee. We recommend it to anyone.
— John & Malin, Hammersmith, London

Great weddings really are for the making at Ventnor Botanic Garden...just talk to us about a dream day and lets start making it happen. We can host ceremonies, civil partnerships and receptions for couples to suit everyones needs. Those who want just intimate gathering of  closest friends and family  can find their perfect space here. Those who want a lavish celebration for hundreds of guests are right at home too.

With over 20 acres of garden to use, there isn't much we can't host here on the subtropical Ventnor Undercliff to suit your requirements. We have underground Victorian cellars, secret tunnels to the sea and not mention over 6000 plant, shrub and tree species from every continent. You don't get that at every venue, for use at your disposal. We have marquees we can put into all our open spaces to get you out in our wonderful gardens, as well as indoor rooms and a restaurant for those who want to stay inside. With our fabulous Channel coast microclimate, we don't mind which you choose, you will have a great wedding either way. 

We are open 364 days per year and can host your celebration on any day of the week, in any month you choose. If you choose a weekday celebration (Mon-Thurs) we can offer nice discounts on our standard peak day prices (Fri-Sun). Get married in the cooler months (Oct-Mar) and it's even more cost effective.

Have we got you interested? Then just drop us a line or an e-mail today to arrange a visit by clicking here. One of our team will be happy to host a one to one viewing with you talk through all the options, with a  complimentary glass of welcome champagne included too.

New for 2015/16...choose a stylish stretch marquee for a touch of class

With such an incredible mix of exclusive outdoor garden spaces, it is no wonder that choosing a marquee for a wedding celebration here is so popular. There is nothing like getting outside and in amongst our thousands of subtropical plants and trees that makes choosing Ventnor Botanic Garden so unique.

Now you can choose to have a stylish stretch marquee as well as more traditional styles for your wedding celebration, seating up to 100 guests for a sit down meal. There's nothing like the feeling of a stretch marquee in the summer months..airy, light and beautifully elegant. They compliment wedding celebrations in garden spaces so well and look stunning uplit with modern LED lighting. Click here to enquire more about this recommend option.



There are five great places in the garden to choose for your ceremony and reception:

The New Zealand Garden


The Garden Top Lawn Marquee


The Echium Room


Edulis Restaurant & Terrace


The Meadow Marquee

Want to make an impression on your big day? Ask us about these stylish transport options that will turn a few heads:

Arrive by Speedboat from Ventnor Haven

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Arrive by Helicopter from Sandown

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Arrive by Horse & Carriage

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Arrive by Ferrari 

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Arrive by Vintage Bus

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Arrive by Parachute