There is a new photo of Apse Manor Forge showing the front courtyard, the hanging baskets and the fish pond. Apse Manor Forge also has a beautiful garden to the rear of the cottage with lawns and beds of lavender but this front courtyard is the view we see when we first arrive at the cottage as part of a holiday on the Isle of Wight.
The grounds and gardens of Apse Manor Forge Cottage are lovingly tended to and are a beautiful place to relax as part of a self catering holiday on the East of the Isle of Wight. Although the cottage is within a short walk or cycle ride of the beach at Shanklin, this rural location is peaceful and calming and seems miles away from the bustle of normal life.
Redway Farm self catering cottages on the Isle of Wight are located at Merstone and within a short cycle ride or pleasant walk of Godshill or Newchurch. This truly stunning rural area is a beautiful holiday destination in a peaceful part of the East side of the Isle of Wight and only a short drive from the beach resorts at Sandown, Shanklin and Ventnor.
The farm has five holiday cottages available for holidays throughout the year. The cottages have new photos for the 2017 self catering holiday season and reflecting updates and changes made since last year.
Hackney Stable Cottage Isle of Wight
This stone built cottage has 3 bedrooms and can sleep a family of 6 or a group with 3 couples. The historic cottage has a comfortable sitting room for relaxing in the evening and at the rear or the cottage is a private garden with a table for enjoying meals outside.
Parlour Cottage is a wonderful cottage with an amazing living room that extends to the full height of the building. This converted barn building retains historic original features but doesn’t sacrifice comfort and convenience. There are 2 bedrooms at Parlour cottage and it can sleep a family of 5 (of which one is on an extra bed) or two couples.
Upper Garden Lodge in Ventnor Isle of Wight is a two bedroom self catering cottage within a short walk of Ventnor beach and on the edge of Ventnor Gardens. The cottage sleeps 3 people and is perfect for family holidays by the sea on the Isle of Wight.
Upper Garden Lodge has had a number of updates and improvements for the 2017 holiday season and there are new photos showing some of the changes. For all of the new photos, as well as a full description, availability, prices and much more, visit Upper Garden Lodge Isle of Wight
Three adjoining cottages in Ventnor Isle of Wight have updated outside photographs. The Clock House, The Coach House and Castle Cottage are on the edge of Ventnor gardens and have a wonderful coastal path leading directly to Ventnor Beach. This peaceful part of Ventnor is also very close to the bay of Steephill Cove and is regarded as one of the hidden treasures of the Isle of Wight.
Sea Terrace in Shanklin is a new self catering seaside cottage within a few steps of the beach. Shanklin beach is one of the most requested holiday destinations on the Isle of Wight due to the soft sandy beach, historic old town, peaceful gardens and park and the excellent range of activities for children and families.
Sea Terrace is located at the quieter end of the beach and has no passing traffic. From the cottage is is only a matter of metres to the sea and only a short walk to the centre of the historic old town. The terrace has wonderful sea views and is a perfect vantage point for watching the sun rise.
Brantwood is a self catering cottage in Swanage Dorset within walking distance of Swanage beach and with excellent access to the Purbeck Coastal path to enjoy the Jurassic Coast. The Swanage Steam Railway is a great local attraction and is a wonderful way to reach the historic village of Corfe Castle. This large family cottage has three bedrooms and is perfect for family holidays exploring Dorset.
Brantwood has some updates and changes for 2016 and here are some pictures taken this week. For more information, including more photographs, a full description, availability and prices visit Brantwood Cottage Swanage
Bramble Cottage has been upgraded for the 2016 holiday season and has new decoration and features. One change has been the installation of a wood burning stove in the front room to give a warm and cosy atmosphere when relaxing in the evening.
Bramble Cottage is located at the heart of the Isle of Wight near Carisbrooke and there are views of Carisbrooke Castle from the garden. This location mean that it is only a short drive from anywhere on the Island and there are direct roads to beaches on the West Coast and along to the South East around Ventnor and Shanklin.
Below are some of the new photos of Bramble Cottage. For all the latest photographs as well as a detailed description, availability and prices visit Bramble Cottage Isle of Wight
Quality in Tourism award Walkers Welcome designation to cottages which provide added services suitable for walkers. These include places to hang and dry walking clothes and lots of local walking information and guides.
A large number of holiday guests visiting cottages on the Isle of Wight go walking and enjoy the coastal path for inland footpaths and bridal ways to explore the Island. With the numerous attractions within walking distance it is a lovely way to see landmarks such as The Needles, Steephill Cove, St Catherines Point or Bembridge Windmill and make them part of a circular walk which includes a pub or place to have tea.
The big walking trails which crisscross the Isle of Wight pass by many of the cottages below. The Worsley Trail passes Godshill and Shanklin and is a lovely inland route following parts of the old rail network. The Stenbury Trail also passes Godshill but runs North South to Ventnor or Newport. Many choose to do small sections of these walks or simply make their own route with a map.
The following Walkers Welcome cottages are the ones most highly praised by holiday guests and there are comments and reviews which include mention of the surrounding walking opportunities. For more information and to read what holiday guests have to say choose a cottage and scroll to the comment section.
Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms; Children welcome
Manor Park View stands in an attractive semi rural location less than 15 minutes walk from Shanklin old village with its pretty thatched cottages and the lovely sandy beach of this small resort. This beautifully equipped cottage overlooks lovely open parkland where visitors may enjoy a stroll and children can play games. View Manor Park View Cottage Shanklin Isle of Wight
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
Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms; Children 8+ yrs welcome
The Granary is a charming cottage, which has been carefully converted from the wing of a large ancient barn dating back to the 17th Century – Ningwood Green Barn. It is nestled in lovely peaceful West Wight countryside. This is a lovely walking area and is not too far from the coastal path. View The Granary Cottage Yarmouth 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
Sleeps 2 and a baby in 1 bedroom; Children 16+ yrs welcome
Little Dormers is the wing of a lovely detached property with a large garden. It is attractively situated in a quiet close with beautiful sea views and is within a 12 minute walk of a quiet beach where swimming, paddling and boating can be enjoyed. Here there is also a public house and a pleasant cafe providing refreshments. An easy 20 minute stroll beside the sea takes you into the centre of Cowes. Osborne house, the former island home of Queen Victoria is also nearby. View Little Dormers Cottage Cowes Isle of Wight