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Self catering holiday reviews from guest to Isle of Wight and Purbeck cottages. Latest holiday comments from holiday makers. For more comments and review select a cottage and scroll to the guest reviews.

Dunnose Field Cottage self catering Shanklin East Isle of WightDunnose Field Cottage self catering Shanklin, East Isle of WightDunnose Field Cottage self catering Shanklin, East Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight » East » Shanklin

Sleeps 2 in 1 bedroom; Children welcome

"The perfect place to think and breathe. Bill and Jane were lovely, the perfect hosts." - Angela McAleese 06 Dec 2016

View Dunnose Field Cottage Luccombe, Isle of Wight

The Coach House self catering Godshill East Isle of WightThe Coach House self catering Godshill, East Isle of WightThe Coach House self catering Godshill, East Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight » East » Godshill

Sleeps 2 and a baby in 1 bedroom; Children welcome

"We really enjoyed our stay at the cottage, the rooms are spacious and the location ideal for our needs. thank you! " - Caroline Knight 24 Jun 2015

View The Coach House Godshill, Isle of Wight

Brook Lodge self catering Whitwell South Isle of WightBrook Lodge self catering Whitwell, South Isle of WightBrook Lodge self catering Whitwell, South Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight » South » Whitwell

Sleeps 2 in 1 bedroom + 1 on extra bed; Children 8+ yrs welcome

"Looked after by owners, beautiful gardens, quiet, good location, loved the dishwasher! " - Rebecca shrimpton 05 Sep 2016

View Brook Lodge Whitwell, Isle of Wight

Wagtails self catering Brighstone West Isle of WightWagtails self catering Brighstone, West Isle of WightWagtails self catering Brighstone, West Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight » West » Brighstone

Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms; Children welcome

"Lovely cottage highly recommended would like to stay again lovely part of the island, five stars" - Janet Smith 06 Dec 2016

View Wagtails Brighstone, Isle of Wight

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Therles Cottage self catering Brook, Isle of Wight
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Western Lines self catering Ventnor South Isle of WightWestern Lines self catering Ventnor, South Isle of WightWestern Lines self catering Ventnor, South Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight » South » Ventnor » St Lawrence

Sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms; Children welcome

"Another very enjoyable stay at Western Lines. The sea view is amazing, you can tell the time by the Brittany Ferry passing at 4.45pm each day. " - Brian Larkin 09 Nov 2016

View Western Lines Ventnor, Isle of Wight

Harbours Edge self catering Bembridge East Isle of WightHarbours Edge self catering Bembridge, East Isle of WightHarbours Edge self catering Bembridge, East Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight » East » Bembridge

Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms + 1 on extra bed; Children welcome

"Very nice holiday accommodation, in a beautiful location. Well equipped and very spacious. Would definitely book again in the future. " - Susan Meakings 06 Dec 2016

View Harbours Edge St Helens, Isle of Wight

Bridgecourt Manor Cottage self catering Godshill East Isle of WightBridgecourt Manor Cottage self catering Godshill, East Isle of WightBridgecourt Manor Cottage self catering Godshill, East Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight » East » Godshill

Sleeps 5 in 3 bedrooms; Children welcome

"We had a lovely stay. The Island is beautiful and Alison was very helpful with Island information, and even had some of the plastic medicine spoons to hand that we had forgotten to pack. The weather was kind to us too! " - Andrea Dine 28 Sep 2016

View Bridgecourt Manor Cottage Godshill, Isle of Wight

Barn End Cottage self catering Whitwell South Isle of WightBarn End Cottage self catering Whitwell, South Isle of WightBarn End Cottage self catering Whitwell, South Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight » South » Whitwell

Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms; Children 12+ yrs welcome

"An exquisite thatched cottage inside and out, everything catered for, with a beautiful floral garden, providing a brilliant holiday as the weather was glorious. Enjoyed lots of coastal and public footpath walks. Very friendly owners. " - Rachel Groves 28 Sep 2016

View Barn End Cottage Whitwell, Isle of Wight

Harvest Cottage self catering Shanklin East Isle of WightHarvest Cottage self catering Shanklin, East Isle of WightHarvest Cottage self catering Shanklin, East Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight » East » Shanklin

Sleeps 4 and a baby in 2 bedrooms; Children welcome

"Comfortable cosy cottage, in a quiet countryside location very well equipped. Lovely walks on your doorstep. " - Julia Cross 06 Dec 2016

View Harvest Cottage Shanklin, Isle of Wight

Apple Tree Lodge self catering Shanklin East Isle of WightApple Tree Lodge self catering Shanklin, East Isle of WightApple Tree Lodge self catering Shanklin, East Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight » East » Shanklin

Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms + 1 on extra bed; Children welcome

"The cottage is wonderful with added little extra throughout. It is decorated to a high standard and is immaculate throughout. The owners live next door and are very welcoming. We had a wonderful holiday and will be returning next year " - Michael Masters 06 Dec 2016

View Apple Tree Lodge Shanklin, Isle of Wight

Magnolia Cottage self catering Godshill East Isle of WightMagnolia Cottage self catering Godshill, East Isle of WightMagnolia Cottage self catering Godshill, East Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight » East » Godshill

Sleeps 4 and a baby in 2 bedrooms; Children welcome

"Lovely place to stay hoping to book again for may 17 " - Jill Anderton 06 Dec 2016

View Magnolia Cottage Godshill, Isle of Wight

Shiloh Cottage self catering Whitwell South Isle of WightShiloh Cottage self catering Whitwell, South Isle of WightShiloh Cottage self catering Whitwell, South Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight » South » Whitwell

Sleeps 5 in 2 bedrooms; Children welcome

"Fantastic accommodation, very smooth and efficient booking, already recommended to family and friends. " - Lorraine Whatley 22 Oct 2015

View Shiloh Cottage Whitwell, Isle of Wight

Romany Cottage self catering West Tip Isle of Wight West Isle of WightRomany Cottage self catering West Tip Isle of Wight, West Isle of WightRomany Cottage self catering West Tip Isle of Wight, West Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight » West » Totland

Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms; Children 12+ yrs welcome

"Nowhere would you find a better place to stay. Nothing was left unturned to make it such a memorable holiday. Everything was there for our enjoyment. Spoke to the owners re a querie and they could have not been more helpful. Loads of information left in cottage. Thank you Sally and Ian " - Marylyn Davidson 21 Mar 2016

View Romany Cottage Totland Bay, Isle of Wight

Hackney Stable Cottage self catering Merstone East Isle of WightHackney Stable Cottage self catering Merstone, East Isle of WightHackney Stable Cottage self catering Merstone, East Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight » East » Merstone (nr Godshill)

Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms + 1 on extra bed; Children welcome

"A beautiful place to visit and get away from everything. Very friendly. Comfortable accommodation and no restrictions. Good local eating establishments and lovely countryside. We would recommend." - Patricia Wheeler 15 Jun 2016

View Hackney Stable Cottage Merstone, Isle of Wight

Manor Park View self catering Shanklin East Isle of WightManor Park View self catering Shanklin, East Isle of WightManor Park View self catering Shanklin, East Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight » East » Shanklin

Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms; Children welcome

"Fabulous cottage in an excellent location. Feels like you are miles away from the crowds but only a 5-10 minute walk to a range of excellent tea rooms, gift shops and dining pubs and a 10-15 minute walk to the beach. Cottage was clean and well equipped with ample parking. " - Catherine Allen 05 Sep 2016

View Manor Park View Shanklin, Isle of Wight

Driftwood Cottage self catering Brighstone West Isle of WightDriftwood Cottage self catering Brighstone, West Isle of WightDriftwood Cottage self catering Brighstone, West Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight » West » Brighstone

Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms + 1 on extra bed; Children welcome

"Very clean, well equipped and perfect for our needs. " - W Pearce 06 Dec 2016

View Driftwood Cottage Brighstone, Isle of Wight

The Barn self catering Wootton North Isle of WightThe Barn self catering Wootton, North Isle of WightThe Barn self catering Wootton, North Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight » North

Sleeps 10 and a baby in 4 bedrooms + 1 on extra bed; Children welcome

"A wonderful fortnights holiday with the family. The Barn is beautifully furnished and equipped and we needed for nothing. An ideal location to access anywhere on the Island within an hour. " - Richard Osborn 06 Dec 2016

View The Barn Wootton, Isle of Wight

The Poplars self catering St Helens East Isle of WightThe Poplars self catering St Helens, East Isle of WightThe Poplars self catering St Helens, East Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight » East » St Helens

Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms + 1 on extra bed; Children welcome

"Very clean, tidy, warm and well equipped cottage. Lovely location in interesting village. One of the best self catering cottages we have been to. " - David Turgoose 06 Dec 2016

View The Poplars St Helens, Isle of Wight

Dairymaid Cottage self catering Shanklin East Isle of WightDairymaid Cottage self catering Shanklin, East Isle of WightDairymaid Cottage self catering Shanklin, East Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight » East » Shanklin

Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms; Children welcome

"Beautiful cottage in a quiet situation. Very spacious and well furnished with a compact garden at back well suited for catching afternoon sun. Aprox 30mins from East Cowes. Very dog friendly he even had his own welcome pack. Highly recommended. " - David Lister 09 Nov 2016

View Dairymaid Cottage Shanklin, Isle of Wight

Chine Side self catering Shanklin East Isle of WightChine Side self catering Shanklin, East Isle of WightChine Side self catering Shanklin, East Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight » East » Shanklin

Sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms; Children welcome

"You will not be disappointed. The house was immaculately clean and well stocked. A generous welcome hamper loved by all ages! The kids adored the garden, as did we. Definitely deserves 5 stars. " - Rachel Woolrych 06 Dec 2016

View Chine Side Shanklin, Isle of Wight

Yew Tree House self catering Cowes Area North Isle of WightYew Tree House self catering Cowes Area, North Isle of WightYew Tree House self catering Cowes Area, North Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight » North » Cowes

Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms; Children welcome

"We very much enjoyed this spacious and outstandingly furnished cottage. You feel that the landlords lived here as every piece of furniture has a personal touch. The enormous library, huge garden and fun Jacuzzi are enjoyable in any weather. The landlords were very approachable and we had several interesting conversations. " - Enrico Minack 05 Sep 2016

View Yew Tree House Parkhurst Forest, Isle of Wight

4 Star Self Catering Holiday Cottage
Tennysons View self catering West Tip Isle of Wight West Isle of WightTennysons View self catering West Tip Isle of Wight, West Isle of WightTennysons View self catering West Tip Isle of Wight, West Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight » West » Freshwater

Sleeps 2 and a baby in 1 bedroom; Children welcome

"Lovely clean apartment in ideal position for walking and exploring the Island. " - Mrs B Ayres 06 Dec 2016

View Tennysons View Freshwater, Isle of Wight

Lavender Cottage self catering Godshill East Isle of WightLavender Cottage self catering Godshill, East Isle of WightLavender Cottage self catering Godshill, East Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight » East » Godshill

Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms; Children welcome

"My wife and I and two daughters aged 4 and 7 had a wonderful week in Lavender Cottage. Island Cottage Holidays were great to deal with and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend both the company and the accommodation. " - Julian Kinder 28 Sep 2016

View Lavender Cottage Godshill, Isle of Wight

Therles Cottage self catering Brook West Isle of WightTherles Cottage self catering Brook, West Isle of WightTherles Cottage self catering Brook, West Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight » West » Brook

Sleeps 5 in 3 bedrooms + 1 on extra bed; Children welcome

"This was our third stay at Therles and we have come to see it as a real home from home. We love Brook beach for exploring and Compton beach for bodyboarding. The town of Freshwater now has many more great shops, including excellent baker's and fishmonger's. " - Richard Lough 05 Sep 2016

View Therles Cottage Brook, Isle of Wight

Tennyson Wing self catering West Tip Isle of Wight West Isle of WightTennyson Wing self catering West Tip Isle of Wight, West Isle of WightTennyson Wing self catering West Tip Isle of Wight, West Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight » West

Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms; Children welcome

"Booking was quick and efficient, all emails and queries answered promptly, all very organised from start to finish. Had a fabulous holiday in this beautiful place; Alum Bay. One of the best holidays we have ever had on the Isle of Wight, would definitely recommend and want to return!! " - Alison Cowdell-Smith 05 Sep 2016

View Tennyson Wing Alum Bay, Isle of Wight

Dairy Cottage self catering Carisbrooke Central Isle of WightDairy Cottage self catering Carisbrooke, Central Isle of WightDairy Cottage self catering Carisbrooke, Central Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight » Central » Carisbrooke

Sleeps 6 and a baby in 3 bedrooms; Children welcome

"Lovely, well furnished home-from-home, ideal location to tour the Isle of Wight. Will be returning here without a doubt. The booking process was simple and easy, you kept us updated throughout. Thank you so much for making our holiday perfect. " - Penny Ward 06 Dec 2016

View Dairy Cottage Carisbrooke, Isle of Wight

Milton Stables self catering West Tip Isle of Wight West Isle of WightMilton Stables self catering West Tip Isle of Wight, West Isle of WightMilton Stables self catering West Tip Isle of Wight, West Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight » West » Freshwater

Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms; Children welcome

"The cottage was beautiful and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Would definitely recommend to friends" - David Elmstrom 15 Jun 2016

View Milton Stables Freshwater Bay, Isle of Wight

4 Star Self Catering Holiday Cottage
Baltija self catering Ventnor South Isle of WightBaltija self catering Ventnor, South Isle of WightBaltija self catering Ventnor, South Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight » South » Ventnor » St Lawrence

Sleeps 6 and a baby in 4 bedrooms; Children welcome

"We have now used Island Cottage Holidays on four occasions. Each time we have been very impressed with accommodation and cannot fault service provided. Thank you so very much we will be booking again soon :0 " - Robert Hedges 06 Dec 2016

View Baltija St Lawrence, Isle of Wight

Dunsbury Farm Cottage self catering Brook West Isle of WightDunsbury Farm Cottage self catering Brook, West Isle of WightDunsbury Farm Cottage self catering Brook, West Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight » West » Brook

Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms; Children welcome

"Lovely holiday cottage in a superb setting. Everything very clean and we had everything provided that we could need. " - Lorna Bixley 28 Sep 2016

View Dunsbury Farm Cottage Brook, Isle of Wight

Elm Cottage self catering Godshill East Isle of WightElm Cottage self catering Godshill, East Isle of WightElm Cottage self catering Godshill, East Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight » East » Godshill

Sleeps 5 in 3 bedrooms + 1 on extra bed; Children welcome

"Lovely place beautiful garden. Great meals in Godshill." - Heidi Walker 30 Sep 2015

View Elm Cottage Roud, Isle of Wight

Church House self catering West Tip Isle of Wight West Isle of WightChurch House self catering West Tip Isle of Wight, West Isle of WightChurch House self catering West Tip Isle of Wight, West Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight » West » Totland

Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms; Children 5+ yrs welcome

"Perfect! This property is so tastefully decorated and very clean with comfortable beds. The quiet location was ideal, We really enjoyed our week and the bath was a real luxury too, especially with the complimentary bottle of wine! Will recommend and re - book in the future. " - Charlotte Drover 12 Jul 2016

View Church House Totland, Isle of Wight

One Mead Cottage self catering Alverstone East Isle of WightOne Mead Cottage self catering Alverstone, East Isle of WightOne Mead Cottage self catering Alverstone, East Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight » East

Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms + 1 on extra bed; Children welcome

"The cottage was very well-appointed and lacked for nothing. It felt clean and welcoming and we immediately felt at home. The welcome gifts were a lovely touch and the hosts were extremely friendly and helpful. " - Peter Bray 06 Dec 2016

View One Mead Cottage Alverstone, Isle of Wight

Meadow End Wing self catering Alverstone East Isle of WightMeadow End Wing self catering Alverstone, East Isle of WightMeadow End Wing self catering Alverstone, East Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight » East

Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms; Children welcome

"Lovely comfortable cottage. Very quite rural location. " - Stuart Franklin 13 Nov 2015

View Meadow End Wing Alverstone, Isle of Wight

Groom Cottage self catering Shanklin East Isle of WightGroom Cottage self catering Shanklin, East Isle of WightGroom Cottage self catering Shanklin, East Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight » East » Shanklin

Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms; Children welcome

"The cottage was beautiful; well equipped and peaceful and a surprisingly comfortable bed! Would certainly visit again and would most definitely recommend it. " - Paul Williams 06 Dec 2016

View Groom Cottage Shanklin, Isle of Wight


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Holiday Attractions & Activities

Blackgang Chine
Niton, Isle of Wight / Chale, Isle of Wight
Blackgang Chine Isle of Wight

Blackgang Chine is a popular theme park with rides, games and a maze to keep the whole family entertained.

Blackgang Chine is also thought to be the longest running theme park in the world and many generations of visitors remember it for the adventure and excitement it offers. Located just outside of Niton on the South of the Isle of Wight www.blackgangchine.com/

Seaview Wildlife Encounter
Seaview, Isle of Wight
Seaview Wildlife Encounter Isle of Wight

Leading the way with interactive wildlife adventures this multi-award winning park really stands out from the crowd! Tucked away on the NE Coast of the Island this hidden gem is a full day out for all the family packed with fun, hands-on wildlife activities and special V.I.P. Encounters. seaviewwildlife.com

Good Leaf Tree Climbing
North East, Isle of Wight
Good Leaf Tree Climbing Isle of Wight

A chance to climb into the canopy as part of a fun day out on the Isle of Wight. This family friendly activity is very safe and extremely popular with children and adults alike. For more information visit www.goodleaf.co.uk

Isle of Wight Adventure Activities
Freshwater, Isle of Wight
Isle of Wight Adventure Activities

A wide range of organised outdoor and indoor activities including kayaking, indoor climbing, coasteering, archery and paddleboarding. isleofwightadventureactivities.co.uk

Isle of Wight Steam Railway
Havenstreet near Wootton, Isle of Wight
Isle of Wight Steam Railway

A wonderful day out for the family with a step back in time to the age of steam. The Isle of Wight Steam Railway offers a chance to learn about the trains and travel part of the Isle of Wight by train. For more information visit www.iwsteamrailway.co.uk

Osborne House
North Isle of Wight
Isle of Wight Steam Railway

Wootton is a short drive away from Osborne House which was the summer residence of Queen Victoria. The house and grounds have been opened to the public by English Heritage. Osborne House

Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary
Godshill / Shanklin, Isle of Wight
Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary

The IOW Donkey sanctuary is a registered charity rescuing donkeys in need. Over 80 donkeys enjoy a happy and secure home in 50 acres. Open from Easter until the end of October. Free admission. iwdonkey-sanctuary.com

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