Mead Cottages New Photos 2017

Mead Cottages have new photos showing the front of the cottage.

One Mead Cottage and Two Mead Cottage are located in a beautiful rural area on the East of the Isle of Wight and are within a short cycle journey of the beach via the cycle path across the wetland reserve. This incredible location puts you in peaceful surroundings but gives you access to some of the most amazing attractions on the Island.

Top Dog Friendly Isle of Wight Cottage with Fenced Garden

Pet friendly self catering cottages with a fenced garden allow guests to have an enclosed area in which to play around with four legged members of the family. Below are some dogs welcome self catering Isle of Wight cottages with a fenced garden and they are in order of guest scores. These are dog owners favourite properties with a fenced garden.

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5 Stars 25 Guest Reviews
Two Mead Cottage self catering Alverstone East Isle of Wight

Two Mead Cottage Alverstone, Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight Cottages » Isle of Wight » East

Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms + 1 extra bed; Children welcome
Two Mead Cottage is one of a pair of cottages which stand in the attractive rural hamlet of Alverstone and is less than a 5 minute drive from the lovely sandy beaches of Sandown on the east coast of the Island. The cottage is located on a small 12 acre farm which is home to horses, cows and a few free range chickens. The farm is in “An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty” and has a charming large pond which attracts ducks, moorhens and the occassional heron. View Two Mead Cottage Alverstone Isle of Wight

5 Stars 17 Guest Reviews
Wagtails self catering Brighstone West Isle of Wight

Wagtails Brighstone, Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight Cottages » Isle of Wight » West » Brighstone

Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms; Children welcome
Wagtails is situated in a quiet country lane on the outskirts of the pretty village of Brighstone. This lovely detached bungalow has recently been refurbished to a very high standard with meticulous attention to detail. It provides very attractive and comfortable facilities for four people with two bedrooms and two bath/shower rooms. The property has attractive front and rear garden areas with care having been taken to provide guests with a variety of areas for relaxation, including a cosy summerhouse. In addition, a stunning raised terrace provides the perfect sunny setting for al fresco dining. View Wagtails Cottage Brighstone Isle of Wight

5 Stars 7 Guest Reviews
Strawberry Cottage self catering Brighstone West Isle of Wight

Strawberry Cottage Brighstone, Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight Cottages » Isle of Wight » West » Brighstone

Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms; Children welcome
Lovely detached bungalow, in a quiet lane, on the outskirts of the pretty village of Brighstone, on the south west side of the Isle of Wight. Wonderful walking and cycling area with bridleways and footpaths at the end of the lane leading up on to Brighstone Downs. From here the Tennyson Trail can be followed to The Needles on the western tip of the Island or inland to Carisbrooke with its medieval castle. The cottage is only 1/2 mile from the village centre with public house for meals, bistro/tea shop, excellent village shop with local produce. The quiet beaches of Brighstone Bay are also nearby. View Strawberry Cottage Brighstone Isle of Wight

4.9 Stars 44 Guest Reviews
One Mead Cottage self catering Alverstone East Isle of Wight

One Mead Cottage Alverstone, Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight Cottages » Isle of Wight » East

Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms + 1 extra bed; Children welcome
Mead Cottage is attractively situated on a 12 acre farm on the edge of the small rural hamlet of Alverstone in “An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty”. This is a wonderful position for outdoor pursuits, walking, cycling, fishing and golf. In the village there are lovely water meadows and fishing ponds with hides for bird and red squirrel watching. There are many footpaths leading up on to the downs and towards the coast. View One Mead Cottage Alverstone Isle of Wight

4.8 Stars 35 Guest Reviews
Seabreeze self catering Brighstone West Isle of Wight

Seabreeze Brighstone, Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight Cottages » Isle of Wight » West » Brighstone

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 Cottage Brighstone Isle of Wight

4.8 Stars 33 Guest Reviews
Sweetwater Lodge self catering Calbourne West Isle of Wight

Sweetwater Lodge Calbourne, Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight Cottages » Isle of Wight » West

Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms; Children welcome
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. View Sweetwater Lodge Calbourne Isle of Wight

4.8 Stars 51 Guest Reviews
Groom Cottage self catering Shanklin East Isle of Wight

Groom Cottage Shanklin, Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight Cottages » Isle of Wight » East » Shanklin

Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms; Children welcome
This delightful Grade II listed stone cottage has been sympathetically converted from the former stables of the nearby Apse Manor. Groom Cottage is a large property with thick stone walls, wooden beams and an attractive appearance with four gables. It nestles within an enclosed courtyard approached through a lovely arched entrance. The original building dates back to 1695, and period stone door surrounds and lintels can be seen on its south elevation. Parking available adjacent to the cottage. View Groom Cottage Shanklin Isle of Wight

4.8 Stars 45 Guest Reviews
Dairymaid Cottage self catering Shanklin East Isle of Wight

Dairymaid Cottage Shanklin, Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight Cottages » Isle of Wight » East » Shanklin

Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms; Children welcome
Delightful Grade II listed cottage in a quiet rural hamlet with lovely walks. The seaside resort of Shanklin, with its lovely sandy beaches, is only 1.5 miles away. The cottage has a pretty enclosed walled garden with fragrant plants. It has been furnished and equipped to a very high standard to provide very attractive, centrally heated, accommodation View Dairymaid Cottage Shanklin Isle of Wight

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Thatched Cottages You Loved

Enjoying a traditional thatched cottage on the Isle of Wight is a dream holiday and it is a typically British experience. We have amazing feedback from guests who visit our many thatched Isle of Wight self catering properties and here we have a list of the most popular with their guest ratings.

For more information about any of these thatched cottage click on the photograph to see a full cottage writeup as well as pictures, availability and prices.

You can also view a complete list of Isle of Wight Thatched Cottages

4.8 Stars 34 Guest Reviews
Old Rock Cottage self catering Brighstone West Isle of Wight

Old Rock Cottage Brighstone, Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight Cottages » Isle of Wight » West » Brighstone

Sleeps 5 in 3 bedrooms + 1 extra bed; 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

4.8 Stars 33 Guest Reviews
Sweetwater Lodge self catering Calbourne West Isle of Wight

Sweetwater Lodge Calbourne, Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight Cottages » Isle of Wight » West

Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms; Children welcome
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. View Sweetwater Lodge Calbourne Isle of Wight

4.8 Stars 25 Guest Reviews
Stable Cottage self catering Brighstone West Isle of Wight

Stable Cottage Brighstone, Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight Cottages » Isle of Wight » West » Brighstone

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

4.7 Stars 33 Guest Reviews
Virginia Cottage self catering Carisbrooke Central Isle of Wight

Virginia Cottage Carisbrooke, Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight Cottages » Isle of Wight » Central » Carisbrooke

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

4.6 Stars 29 Guest Reviews
Laurel Cottage self catering Newbridge West Isle of Wight

Laurel Cottage Newbridge, Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight Cottages » Isle of Wight » West

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 Newbridge Isle of Wight

4.5 Stars 19 Guest Reviews
Well Cottage self catering Yarmouth West Isle of Wight

Well Cottage Yarmouth, Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight Cottages » Isle of Wight » West » Yarmouth

Sleeps 9 in 5 bedrooms; Children welcome
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. View Well Cottage Yarmouth Isle of Wight

4.5 Stars 45 Guest Reviews
The Poplars self catering St Helens East Isle of Wight

The Poplars St Helens, Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight Cottages » Isle of Wight » East » St Helens

Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms + 1 extra bed; 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. View The Poplars Cottage St Helens Isle of Wight

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New Langton Cottage Dorset – Bucklebury Cottage

We invite you to a first look at a new Langton Matravers Cottage in Dorset. Bucklebury is a beautiful and traditional Dorset cottage in a Jurassic Coast location which sleeps 5 people in 3 bedrooms.

Bucklebury Cottage enjoys a wonderful location within a short walk of some of the Jurassic Coast’s most famous landmarks as well as being a short drive or cycle ride from the sandy beach at Swanage. The village of Langton Matravers has a village shop and a great public house but for variety there is a walk to Worth Matravers where you will find the Square and Compass pub and a boutique restaurant. The Purbeck village of Corfe Castle is only 5 to 10 minutes away and here you will find an attractive village and the beautiful ruins of the castle.

For more information, as well as photos and a description visit Bucklebury Cottage Dorset

First Look at Isle of Wight Cottage – Dove Cottage

Dove Cottage is a new West Isle of Wight self catering holiday cottage in the small village of Calborne and within an short drive of the beaches and bays of the South West Coast of the Isle of Wight.

This 3 bedroom cottage sleeps 6 people and enjoys a traditional style that retains original features. There is an attractive and comfortable front room for relaxing as well as a dining room for enjoying meals with the family.

Calborne is within a short drive of Shalfleet, where there is an excellent public house serving meals, as well as Yarmouth and Freshwater which both have shops and good local restaurants.

For more information as well as pictures and a full description visit Dove Cottage Isle of Wight

Purbeck House 2017 Photos

New photos of Purbeck House are now online. The new pictures show the conservatory, new bedroom configuration and the new kitchen.

Purbeck House is a beautiful historic cottage in Corfe Castle and has a traditional Dorset cottage design. It is a 2 minute walk to Corfe Common and a 5 minute walk to the foot of Corfe Castle where there are public houses, a small village shop and much more.

For more information, including the new photos and a full description visit Purbeck House Corfe Castle Dorset

First Look at Ventnor Self Catering – Seaview Villa

A new Ventnor self catering cottage within a short walk of the sea is now online. This beautiful 3 bedroom seaside cottage sleeps 5 people and is ideal for family holidays by the sea.

Seaview Villa is located in a peaceful part of the resort town of Ventnor and is 15mins walk from the beach and only a 10 minute drive from neighbouring Shanklin.

The family cottage is ideal for families with children and there is a garden for relaxing and playing games.

For more information visit Seaview Villa Ventnor Isle of Wight

New Ventnor Self Catering Cottage – Britannias

Britannias self catering cottage in Ventnor is a new property available for holidays in 2017. This seaside cottage has 3 bedrooms and is ideal for family holidays within a stones throw of the beach.

Ventnor is a wonderful holiday destination due to the charming town, beautiful seafront and excellent access to the Isle of Wight coastal path. The nearby sandy beach at Shanklin is within walking or cycling distance and the small fishing village of Steephill Cove is just south of the bay. Ventnor Bontanical Gardens is within a short walk and here the unique micro climate of Ventnor supports exotic plants.

Britannias is available for 2017 self catering holidays and you can see prices, availability and a full description at Britannias Ventnor Isle of Wight

Save £25 on a 2017 Holiday Booked Before New Year

As a Christmas gift to all of our Facebook Friends we are offering £25 off any 2017 holiday booked before New Year.

Simply ‘Like’ our Facebook page and enter the voucher code below while making a booking online or quote it while booking by phone.

Voucher Code: NF644

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Win a 2017 Holiday for a Friend

Win a holiday for a friend who loves the Isle of Wight or Purbeck!

We have a wonderful holiday to giveaway in one of our beautiful cottages on the Isle of Wight or in Purbeck Dorset. Win a 7 night break in Spring or Autumn 2017 for someone special.

All you need to do is nominate someone who really deserves a holiday by tagging their name in the comments section below  – the lucky person will be announced on the 31st December at midday!

Please see the link for further details and Terms and Conditions.

Terms and Conditions

  1. The promoter is Island Cottage Holidays Ltd (company no. 04193104) whose registered office is at The Old Vicarage, Kingston, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 5LH.
  2. The competition is open to residents of the United Kingdom aged 16 years and over, except employees of Island Cottage Holidays and their close relatives and anyone otherwise connected with the organisation or judging of the competition.
  3. There is no entry fee and no purchase necessary to enter this competition.
  4. By entering this competition, the entrant is indicating his/her agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions.
  5. Route to entry for the competition and details of how to enter are via https://www.facebook.com/islandcottages/.
  6. Only one entry will be accepted per person. Multiple entries from the same person will be disqualified.
  7. Closing date for entry will be 30 December 2016 at midday. After this date no further entries to the competition will be permitted.
  8. No responsibility can be accepted for entries not received for whatever reason.
  9. The rules of the competition and how to enter are as follows: 
  10. The promoter reserves the right to cancel or amend the competition and these terms and conditions without notice in the event of a catastrophe, war, civil or military disturbance, act of God or any actual or anticipated breach of any applicable law or regulation or any other event outside of the promoter’s control. Any changes to the competition will be notified to entrants as soon as possible by the promoter.
  11. The promoter is not responsible for inaccurate prize details supplied to any entrant by any third party connected with this competition.
  12. The prize is as follows: One week’s holiday in Plum Tree Cottage in Corfe Castle or Beaulieu Cottage Borthwood near Shanklin on the Isle of Wight. The winner can make use of their holiday voucher from the 7th January 2017 up to and including the week commencing the 25th March 2017 and from the 4th November 2017 up to and including the week commencing the 9th of December 2017, please note this is subject to availability and excludes school holidays. 
  13. The prize is as stated and no cash or other alternatives will be offered. The prizes are not transferable. Prizes are subject to availability and we reserve the right to substitute any prize with another of equivalent value without giving notice.
  14. Winners will be chosen at random, from all entries received and verified by Promoter and or its agents.
  15. The winner will be notified by direct message on Facebook. If the winner cannot be contacted or does not claim the prize within 14 days of notification, we reserve the right to withdraw the prize from the winner and pick a replacement winner.
  16. The promoter’s decision in respect of all matters to do with the competition will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  17. The competition and these terms and conditions will be governed by English law and any disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England.
  18. The winner agrees to the use of his/her name and image in any publicity material, as well as their entry. Any personal data relating to the winner or any other entrants will be used solely in accordance with current [UK] data protection legislation and will not be disclosed to a third party without the entrant’s prior consent.
  19. The winner’s name will be available 28 days after closing date by emailing the following address: mail@islandcottageholidays.com
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