Carisbrooke Isle of Wight Holiday Cottages
The centre of the Isle of Wight has beautiful rural countryside and a great selection of walks and cycle routes. Walks extend out to meet the coast on all sides and it is possible to walk the 'spine' of the Island to Freshwater in the West or Bembridge in the East.
For more information about Carisbrooke Isle of Wight visit the Carisbrooke Holiday Information below the selection of cottages.
Sleeps 7 in 4 bedrooms; Children welcome
This picturesque Grade II listed cottage dates back to 1676 and is attractively situated at the end of a quiet lane with a lovely ford and footpath leading to the nearby medieval castle of Carisbrooke. Located in the oldest part of Carisbrooke village which is a conservation area lying within ‘An area of Outstanding Natural Beauty'. The castle is only 5 minutes walk away and can be glimpsed from the garden and main bedrooms. This is a wonderful walking area as within 5 minutes walk of the cottage visitors can join the famous Tennyson Trail which follows the downs westerly towards The Needles. View Virginia Cottage Carisbrooke, Isle of Wight
Sleeps 6 and a baby in 3 bedrooms; Children welcome
Dairy Cottage is an attractive stone cottage enjoying rural views and with glimpses of Carisbrooke Castle from the master bedroom. The castle is within a 15 minute walk. The cottage is located at the heart of the Isle of Wight and within a short drive of the coast in any direction. Local walks follow the top of the Downs as far as Freshwater and Alum Bay and enjoy wonderful views all along the way. View Dairy Cottage Carisbrooke, Isle of Wight
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Carisbrooke Castle is one of the historic monuments at the heart of the Isle of Wight which deserves a visit. Newport is also located in the centre of the Isle of Wight and is the principle town on the Isle of Wight. The village of Blackwater is located East of Newport and is within easy reach by road of the beaches on the East and South coast.
Carisbrooke, Isle of Wight Local Information
The villages of Carisbrooke is located at the heart of the Isle of Wight and is best know for the remains of Carisbrooke Castle which sits on the hill above the village. A small shop and a post office can be found in the village as well as a couple of public houses. A footpath runs from just outside the village all the way to Alum Bay in the far West of the Island.
A photograph of the village of Carisbrooke, taken from the top of Carisbrooke Castle is available on our blog. (Carisbrooke Photograph)
Walking & Cycling Trails around Carisbrooke
Tennyson Trail - The Tennyson Trail starts on the edge of Carisbrooke and runs all the way along the Downs to Freshwater Bay and then up to The Needles and Alum Bay. This spectacular trail is a substantial walk but there is a bus back to Carisbrooke from Freshwater and Alum Bay. Tennyson Trail
Central Isle of Wight Holiday Attractions & Activities
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
Isle of Wight Steam Railway
Havenstreet near Wootton, Isle of Wight
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
North Isle of Wight
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