Forest Fables at Mottistone Manor

An enchanted winter's journey for bubbled families...

A historical home, and a magical meeting place in local lore.

Forest Fables at Mottistone Manor is a show to ignite the imaginations of families. Imbued with Isle of Wight folklore, Mottistone Manor is ready to be explored. You’ll come across captivating, clever and curious creatures ready to impart their tales. A magical journey for bubbled families, ‘Forest Fables at Mottistone Manor’ will leave each child a custodian of this precious land.

In line with current government guidelines, you can purchase a bubble of up to six attendees to see ‘Forest Fables at Mottistone Manor’. You are free to use up as many spaces as you would like within your bubble. The cost of a bubble is £65 from December 11th - 24th and £50 during previews December 4th - December 10th.

Tickets are non-refundable. To read our FAQs, please head here.

Please arrive promptly at the Mottistone Gardens as these are timed slots, latecomers may not be admitted.

Staying safe

The safety of our visitors, staff and volunteers is of utmost importance, so to help keep everybody safe, we’ll have special precautions in place. In line with government guidance, all audience members over the age of 11 will be required to wear a mask, unless they are unable to do so for medical reasons. There will also be temperature checks on arrival, and we ask that bubbles should not attend if anyone in their household has been unwell in the last 14 days. A socially distanced performer or volunteer will accompany one bubble per performance, following a clear, one-way system through the house. 

If you have a temperature of above 37.5°C on the day of your booking you will need to reschedule. For any questions regarding COVID safety please get in touch at

This experience does include stairs; if someone in your bubble does have mobility issues or additional needs, please do contact us at so we can create a unique journey for you.

If you need to contact the box office, please call 01983741302 or You can find more information regarding refunds, accessibility and COVID procedures on our FAQ page here. 

We look forward to welcoming you to the Manor!

Please book a time slot for your bubble of up to 6 people (including infants and children)

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