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Botanic Gardens

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Steephill Road
Ventnor, Isle of Wight PO38 1UL
01983 855397 http://www.botanic.co.uk/

The Botanic Gardens are STUNNING and play host to fairs, functions and events.  Their beauty hides it’s past of being the site of the Royal National Hospital for Diseases of the Chest. Founded in 1868 by the inspiration of Dr Arthur Hill Hassall, physician and naturalist, it grew within a decade to be an important institution.Garden was  For 80 years it was a major factor in the life of Ventnor. With the discovery of antibiotics for tuberculosis the hospital quickly became redundant and soon deteriorated beyond economic repair. It was finally demolished in 1969.

What is now the car park for these beautiful gardens was the footprint of the imposing building that once stood there.

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