Thatched Self Catering Cottages on the Isle of Wight
Selection of Thatched cottages on the Isle of Wight. Thatched Cottages have a very special magic and the use traditional thatching method and the quality of the work is admirable to us all. The soft lines of a thatched cottage add to their homely feel. Choose a holiday cottage from the list below to view more information and photographs as well as live availability, prices and online booking. View all Traditional Isle of Wight Cottages
Returning Cottage with new owners: Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms; children 12+ welcome
Pretty 'chocolate box' thatched cottage with beams in the rural village of Whitwell - only 2 miles from the south coast of the Isle of Wight and 10 minutes drive from the beach at Ventnor. Attractively furnished with care. Beautiful traditional cottage garden with summer house and garden furniture. Wonderful walking and cycling area. Nearby fishing lakes. Public house with meals 3 minutes walk. Isle of Wight self catering holiday cottage.
Whitwell Isle of Wight
Sleeps 4 + 1 in 2 bedrooms; Children welcome
This charming thatched cottage dates back more than two hundred years and has been owned by the same family for generations. It is a character cottage, which has retained many of its original features. It occupies an attractive central position in the small coastal resort of St Helens overlooking the village green where cricket is played. Isle of Wight self catering holiday cottage. The Poplars Cottage has an approval rating of 4.5 stars from 45 Isle of Wight self catering holiday guests.
St Helens Isle of Wight
New Cottage, Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms
This pretty thatched cottage, with leaded light windows, stands in beautiful countryside, only a few minutes walk from Calbourne Water Mill. The cottage was designed by John Nash as a lodge for Westover Manor and is a Grade II listed building with wonderful grounds of 3.5 acres. This is a lovely walking area with footpaths very close to the cottage leading to Newbridge, Calbourne and to the downs above Brighstone, linking with the renowned Tennyson trail to Freshwater Bay. Isle of Wight self catering holiday cottage. Sweetwater Lodge Cottage has an approval rating of 4.8 stars from 33 Isle of Wight self catering holiday guests.
Calbourne Isle of Wight
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. Isle of Wight self catering holiday cottage. Virginia Cottage has an approval rating of 4.7 stars from 33 Isle of Wight self catering holiday guests.
Carisbrooke Isle of Wight
New Cottage; Sleeps 9 in 5 bedrooms
Lovely thatched, stone cottage, on the west side of the Isle of Wight within a 10 minute walk of the sea and within a very short drive of Yarmouth and the bays of Colwell and Totland. The cottage is furnished and equipped to a high standard to provide very comfortable accommodation for 9 people in 5 bedrooms and 3 bath/shower rooms. Two separate sitting room areas and delightful fitted kitchen. Sunny garden and parking for 3/4 cars. Wonderful walks along the coastal path and nearby Tennyson Down. Isle of Wight self catering holiday cottage. Well Cottage has an approval rating of 4.5 stars from 19 Isle of Wight self catering holiday guests.
Yarmouth 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. Isle of Wight self catering holiday cottage. Old Rock Cottage has an approval rating of 4.8 stars from 34 Isle of Wight self catering holiday guests.
Brighstone Isle of Wight
New Cottage Sleeping 6+1 in 3 bedrooms;
Lovely traditional thatched cottage situated within a few minutes walk of the centre of the lovely village of Brighstone on the south west side of the Isle of Wight. The village is renowned for its pretty centre with several thatched stone cottages. There is also a public house and a small bistro/tea shop. The beach at Brighstone is within a pleasant 15 minute walk. This is also a wonderful walking and cycling area with easy access to the coastal path plus the beautiful downs which link Carisbrooke and The Needles on the western tip of the Isle of Wight. Isle of Wight self catering holiday cottage. Appletree Cottage has an approval rating of 4.4 stars from 7 Isle of Wight self catering holiday guests. Appletree Cottage is a new Isle of Wight self catering cottage.
Brighstone Isle of Wight
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New Cottage; Sleeps 6 plus a baby in 3 bedrooms;
A pretty thatched cottage in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, close to Winkle Street, in the village of Calbourne. It provides very attractive accommodation with a large garden for 6 people in 3 bedrooms. An ideal base for touring the Isle of Wight. The cottage is in a wonderful walking area with footpaths leading from close to the cottage. The south west coast of the Island, with its many quiet bays, is within a 10 minute drive and the market town of Newport, with its medieval castle, is also nearby. Isle of Wight self catering holiday cottage.
Calbourne Isle of Wight
Newbridge Isle of Wight
Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms; Children welcome
This is a picturesque thatched cottage in the peaceful village of Newbridge, at the heart of rural West Wight. It is situated in a country lane leading to a farm track and there is little passing traffic. Local footpaths lead to Shalfleet Creek and to the Tennyson Trail, from which there are spectacular views across the Solent and the South Coast. View Laurel Cottage »
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. Isle of Wight self catering holiday cottage. Stable Cottage has an approval rating of 4.8 stars from 25 Isle of Wight self catering holiday guests.
Brighstone Isle of Wight
Sleeps 10 in 5 bedrooms; Children welcome
This picturesque thatched cottage is very attractively situated, in peaceful surroundings overlooking Pound Green, on the outskirts of Freshwater. It is within a 15 minute walk of Freshwater Bay and Totland Bay. The sandy cove of Colwell is also nearby. The centre of Freshwater is five minutes walk away. Here there are a small number of shops, a public house for meals and a leisure club with indoor swimming pool. Isle of Wight self catering holiday cottage. Little Halt Cottage has an approval rating of 4.3 stars from 39 Isle of Wight self catering holiday guests.
Freshwater Isle of Wight
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Thatched Cottages for Self Catering Holiday on the Isle of Wight
A number of towns and villages on the Isle of Wight are famous for their thatched cottages or traditional buildings. If you wish to stay in a historic village you might want to look at Godshill, Brighstone, Shanklin Old Town or Shorwell where there beautiful traditional buildings.
The proccess of thatching a cottage is very interesting and is very much alive as an industry on the Isle of Wight. For more information about thatching on the Isle of Wight visit www.thatcher-chris-tomkins.com/methods.html