Brighstone Isle of Wight Holiday Cottages
Brighstone is a traditional Isle of Wight village by the sea on the West coast of the Isle of Wight. The pretty centre of Brighstone has a grocery shop, a public house and a small restaurant. From Brighstone it is possible to walk along the Tennyson Downs to Alum Bay in the West or Carisbrooke at the heart of the Isle of Wight. The coastal path, which runs right around the island also passes close by. The beach at Brighstone is within a 15 minute walk of the village centre.
For more information about Brighstone Isle of Wight visit the Brighstone Holiday Information below the selection of cottages.
Sleeps 6 + 1 in 3 bedrooms; Children welcome
Driftwood is within a three minute walk of the beach at Brighstone. on the south west coast of the Isle of Wight – a quiet beach where swimming and paddling can be enjoyed. This is “An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’ and a delightful walking area. Driftwood is attractively situated in a small courtyard of cottages. There are coastal or lovely downland views from most of the rooms. It has been furnished and equipped with care to provide lovely accommodation Wifi and telephone available.
Christmas visitors to Driftwood will receive a gift of a £50 voucher to pre-order Marks & Spencer food. View Driftwood Cottage Brighstone, Isle of Wight
Sleeps 5 + 1 in 3 bedroom; Children welcome
This lovely thatched cottage dates back to 1701. It is full of character with exposed beams, inglenook fireplaces. It stands in ‘An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty' with views of Brighstone Downs. The pretty village of Brighstone village with its tea rooms, public house and village shops is within a 15 minute stroll. The cottage is only a mile from the coast and here there are several quiet sandy coves. View Old Rock Cottage Brighstone, Isle of Wight
Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms; Children welcome
Within a 2 minute walk of an attractive beach on the beautiful south west coast of the Isle of Wight. Here visitors can enjoy swimming, fishing and paddling. The cottage stands on high ground and there are sea and coastal views from the property. Visitors can relax in the sitting room or on the balcony and watch the sailing boats pass by. View Seabreeze Brighstone, Isle of Wight
New Cottage; Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms (Adults and children 4+ welcome)
This charming stone cottage is situated on a lovely farm close to the picturesque village of Brighstone, on the west side of the Island. The cottage is only a mile from the coast and it is a pleasant walk across the fields to the sea. Here there is a beach where visitors can enjoy swimming, fishing and paddling. The sandy coves of Colwell Bay and Totland Bay are a short drive away. View Brighstone Brew House Brighstone, Isle of Wight
Sleeps 4 plus a baby in 2 bedrooms
The delightful Methodist chapel was built in the 1800’s and has been converted into a wonderful cottage. It stands on the outskirts of the pretty village of Brighstone on the south west coast of the island. The village is renowned for its lovely church, thatched cottages, village shops, National Trust shop, public house and teashop. Visitors can walk directly from the cottage and join footpaths to the beach at Chilton Chine (2 miles). View The Old Chapel Brighstone, Isle of Wight
Sleeps 11 in 5 bedrooms;
A delightful detached house with a private heated swimming pool set in extensive private grounds and with coastal views from all the front facing rooms. It is very attractively situated in the small rural hamlet of Limerstone and is only 1.5 miles from the south west coast of the Isle of Wight. This is an area of outstanding natural beauty. There is access to a wonderful walking area with footpaths following the downs at the rear of Monkspath on the Worsley / Tennyson Trail towards the Needles. View Monks Path Limerstone, Isle of Wight
Sleeps 2 in 1 bedroom; Not suitable for children
This pretty thatched cottage is attractively situated in the grounds of Gillmans House, close to the centre of Brighstone - a charming village with many thatched cottages, an ancient church, post office, public house and National Trust shop. The village is surrounded by beautiful West Wight countryside and is less than a mile from the beach and National Trust coastline. Behind the village are the Brighstone Downs. Footpaths can be followed from here that lead to the renowned Tennyson Downs and The Needles. The spectacular coastal views from these downs are breathtaking. View Stable Cottage Brighstone, Isle of Wight
Brook Cottages - Near Brighstone
Isle of Wight » West » Brook
New Cottage; Sleeps 8 + 1 in 4 bedrooms
Hanover House is a delightful coastal property, with sea views, standing within a very few minutes walk of the beach at Brook. This is in ‘An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’ and much of this wonderful south west coast of the island is protected by the National Trust. It is a delightful walking area with walks directly from the house along the coastal path and across nearby downs. This detached stone cottage dates back to the 16th century and has wonderful inglenook fire places with wood burners, ancient beams and exposed oak flooring. It has recently been renovated and furnished and equipped with care. View Hanover House Brook, Isle of Wight
Isle of Wight » West » Brook
Sleeps 5 + 1 in 3 bedrooms; Children welcome
This lovely stone cottage dates back to the 1700's. It is beautifully situated on the south west coast of the Island – only a two minute walk from the beach. This part of the coastline is renowned for its fossils and is completely unspoilt. Brook Green is a pretty coastal hamlet with a small group of attractive stone cottages. The pretty villages of Brook and Brighstone are nearby. The sandy coves of Colwell Bay and Totland are within a 10 – 15 minute drive. View Therles Cottage Brook, Isle of Wight
Shorwell Cottages - Near Brighstone
Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms
This pretty stone cottage is nestled close to the centre of the rural village of Shorwell. This is an attractive village with a good public house for meals and a village shop. The village is set amidst wonderful countryside and is a marvelous walking area with footpaths leading up onto the downs and to the coast. The beach at Brighstone is within a 5 minute drive. View Rose Cottage Shorwell, Isle of Wight
Sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms; Children welcome
In the centre of the small rural village of Shorwell on the south west of the island and is only a 5 minute drive from a quiet beach at Brighstone. The cottage stands adjacent to a beautiful 11th century church. A pleasant old public house with a large duck pond is within a 1 minute walk and Shorwell still has its own village shop. There are a variety of small sandy coves within a short drive where visitors can enjoy swimming, paddling, boating and fishing. View Westview Shorwell, Isle of Wight
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Brighstone is a great holiday location for those wanting to experience the extraordinary beauty of the West side of the Isle of Wight and is an ideal location for a family holiday exploring the beaches and bays of West Isle of Wight.
Brighstone, Isle of Wight Local Information
The pretty village of Brighstone has a great mix of thatched and period housing. The village centre is a vibrant place with a couple of shops and a pub and a restaurant. The Brighstone is by the sea and on the coast there is a long shingle and sand beach which extends up and down the west coast.
More holiday information at www.wightinfo.co.uk/brighstone
Eating and Drinking in and around Brighston, Isle of Wight
The Three Bishops, Brighstone - A public house at the heart of Brighstone. A large sunny garden and within a short walk of the beach at Brighstone. threebishopspub.co.uk
Seven Cafe, Brighstone - A cafe with decked area to enjoy breakfast and lunch. Seven Cafe
Sun Inn, Brook - A public house with a sunny garden between Brook and Brighstone. sun-hulverstone.com
The Crown Inn, in nearby Shorwell - A lovely riverside public house in the little village of Shorwell. Enjoy good food with a table next to the little river which teams with fish and bird life. http://www.crowninnshorwell.co.uk/
To See and Do Around Brighstone, Isle of Wight
Brighstone Beach - The sand and shingle beach at Brighstone is a short walk from the village centre. The West coast beach extends all the way to Blackgang in the South and Freshwater in the West. Find out more about Brighstone Beach.
Walking the Downs - Footpaths from Brighstone take you up onto the Down from which you can take a hill top walk to Freshwater Bay to the West or Carisbrooke to the East. The Down affords wonderful views of the Isle of Wight and some vantage points allow you to see almost the whole of the West side of the Isle of Wight. Alternatively, one can follow the coastal path from Brighstone and enjoy the dramatic coastline towards Alum Bay which takes in Brook and Freshwater Bay.
Brighstone, Isle of Wight Links
West Isle of Wight Holiday Attractions & Activities
Isle of Wight Adventure Activities
Freshwater, Isle of Wight
A wide range of organised outdoor and indoor activities including kayaking, indoor climbing, coasteering, archery and paddleboarding. isleofwightadventureactivities.co.uk
Niton, Isle of Wight / Chale, 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/
Good Leaf Tree Climbing
North East, 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
Island Cottage Holidays News Brighstone
This is an image of the West Isle of Wight Coastline taken from the Tennyson Trail. The photo shows Brighstone in the middle, Shorwell and Chale to the Left and The Needles to the right of the photo. Click on the image to show at full size. The West of the Isle of Wight is ... Read more »