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5 Star Cottage; Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms + 1 extra bed; Children welcome
Perfect 2016 100% guest rating 2016

This lovely stone cottage is built of Isle of Wight Stone and has been converted from an ancient stone barn. Byre Cottage is situated in a small country lane in attractive countryside. This is a lovely walking area and footpaths lead from close to the cottage to the beautiful downs above Ventnor. Byre Cottage is only 1.5 miles from the centre of the seaside town of Shanklin with its wonderful sandy beach which is popular for swimming and paddling. The neighbouring seaside towns of Sandown and Ventnor are within a 10 minute drive. This Isle of Wight cottage at Shanklin sleeps 6 people in 3 bedrooms plus an extra bed. Byre Cottage has availability and prices for self catering holidays in 2018. Read full description

Walks
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30min
Beach
30min
Walking
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Views
Rural Views
Outdoors
Garden
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Easy Access
Entertainment
TV
+ Freeview
DVD
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WiFi
Internet
Cottage Heating
Central
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Open
Fire
Cottage Utilities
Electric
Oven
Gas
Hob
Dishwasher
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Freezer
Cottage Bathroom
Over Head
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Cottage Laundry
Washing
Machine
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Dryer
Ground Floor Facilities
1 Bath
or Shower
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Ground
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Living
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Kitchen

Byre Cottage Booking / Availability

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14 Apr - 27 Apr 2018
495 per week
28 Apr - 4 May 2018
525 per week
5 May - 18 May 2018
589 per week
19 May - 25 May 2018
605 per week
26 May - 1 Jun 2018
1225 per week
2 Jun - 8 Jun 2018
789 per week
9 Jun - 15 Jun 2018
809 per week
16 Jun - 22 Jun 2018
845 per week
23 Jun - 29 Jun 2018
925 per week
30 Jun - 6 Jul 2018
1095 per week
7 Jul - 13 Jul 2018
1099 per week
14 Jul - 20 Jul 2018
1295 per week
21 Jul - 3 Aug 2018
1475 per week
4 Aug - 10 Aug 2018
1525 per week
11 Aug - 31 Aug 2018
1525 per week
1 Sep - 7 Sep 2018
825 per week
8 Sep - 14 Sep 2018
749 per week
15 Sep - 21 Sep 2018
699 per week
22 Sep - 28 Sep 2018
609 per week
29 Sep - 5 Oct 2018
475 per week
6 Oct - 19 Oct 2018
469 per week
20 Oct - 26 Oct 2018
795 per week
27 Oct - 21 Dec 2018
433 per week
22 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
859 per week

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Byre Cottage has live availability and prices.

Booking Fee £22.95 per booking Cot & High Chair £13.49 per week Extra Bed £35.00 per week Pets (No. of) £31.00 per week Towels (Bath & Hand Towel) £0.00 per person per booking WiFi Internet Free WiFi Internet Heating & Electricity Free of chargeBed Linen Free of chargeBooking Deposit 25% cottage rental (£125.00 min) Security Bond £150 per booking

Pricing and Booking Notes for Byre Cottage

Arrival Time 15:00 Departure Time 10:00 Sleeps 7 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 2

Introduction

Byre Cottage is a three-bedroomed cottage which has been converted from a 17th century barn. It is one of a pair of cottages divided by a central arch leading to a large inner courtyard and gardens.

We have tried to provide as much information as possible in this statement, if you have any queries please do call. We look forward to welcoming you.

Pre-Arrival

* Details of Byre Cottage can be found at: http://www.islandcottageholidays.com/cottages/byrecottage.html

* Bookings and enquiries can be made via on-line booking (www.islandcottageholidays.com), e-mail (mail@islandcottageholidays.com), fax (01929 481070) or telephone (01929 481555) through Island Cottage Holidays.

* Public transport is available from the bus stop situated approximately 1/2 mile away. The timetable for all Island buses are available on the Southern Vectis website: www.islandbuses.info

* Byre Cottage is situated 1.5 miles from Shanklin town. The town itself has pubs, cafes, restaurants, and a variety of shops, including a supermarket and post office. There are accessible taxis available in Shanklin.

* This access statement is available in the information folder in the property.

* We can provide information in large print upon request.

Arrival & Car Parking Facilities

* Byre Cottage is situated in a small country lane in a rural location.

* There is ample parking directly outside the property for 2 cars. It is possible to park directly outside the main entrance to the property.

* The car parking area is firm, level and flat with a brick paved surface.

Main Entrance, Reception & Ticketing Area

* There are two entrances to the property. The main front entrance is a side-hung door, 1000mm wide opening into the hallway. There are two steps (200mm and 210mm high) into the property.

* The rear entrance consists of double french doors (1050mm wide) accessed by two steps (200mm high).

* There are no steps between rooms on the ground floor, or between rooms on the first floor, all thresholds are flush. See floorplan for details of property layout.

Public Areas - Hall, Stairs, Landing, Corridors etc

* The property is on two levels, with a winding staircase leading to the first floor. All thresholds to the ground floor and first floor are flush.

* The main entrance to the property is into the hallway which has solid oak flooring.

* There is a winding oak staircase, all steps are 200mm high with 260mm treads.

* The staircase has a turn in it and a baby gate at the top which has a fixed rail at the bottom.

* The first floor landing has oak flooring.

Sitting room

* The lounge is furnished with two sofas and two chairs, a TV with Freeview and DVD, both with remote controls.

* The doors is 630mm wide and the floors are oak.

Bedrooms & Sleeping Areas

* There are three bedrooms within the property. There is one bedroom on the ground floor with an en-suite shower room. This bedroom has solid oak flooring, with a doorway 630mm wide. There is a double bed 620mm high with minimal under-bed height. There is 600mm space both sides of the bed, which is moveable. Bedroom 1 is furnished with bedside cabinets and a wardrobe.

* Bedroom 2 is accessed on the first floor through a doorway 610mm wide and has solid oak flooring. There is a double bed 600mm high with minimal under-bed height. The bed is moveable. Bedroom 2 has 2 bedside cabinets and a wardrobe.

* Bedroom 3 is on the first floor with access through a doorway 640mm wide and has solid oak flooring. There are 2 single beds which are moveable and there is more than 1000mm space between the beds.

Bathroom, Shower-room & WC

* There is an en-suite shower accessed through Bedroom 1 on the ground floor. The doorway into the room is 780mm wide, with ceramic tiles to the floors and walls. The shower has a 90mm lip, and is 1100mm wide x 700mm depth. The wash hand basin is 900mm high, the w.c. is 430mm high and has no space for lateral wheelchair transfer.

* The bathroom on the first floor has a doorway 620mm wide with ceramic tiles to the floor and walls. The bath is 580mm high and has an over-bath shower, the wash hand basin is 830mm high and the WC is 430mm high.

Self-Catering Kitchen

* The kitchen is all one level with quarry tiling to the floor.

* The worktop and sink are at a standard height of 920mm. There is a table which is 800mm high.

* The electric oven has a top-down opening and is 700mm high, with a gas hob above at 920mm high.

* There is a front loading washing machine and tumble dryer, a dishwasher and a fridge freezer.

Grounds and Gardens

* There is a garden to the rear of the property, around 10m x 7m. There is a level access lawned area with seating, as well as a brick paved patio area. There is a brick paved path leading from the lounge french doors which is firm and level, although there is some minor settlement in one area.

For more information about cottages with facilities for disabled guests and easy access cottages for those with impaired mobility visit Easy Access Cottages

Peter Rodway -
It was a lovely cottage with a beautiful, secure and secluded garden. My wife also saw 2 red squirrels cavorting about, enjoying life, in one of the gardens in the hamlet. - Jul 2017 - Cottage Rating 4 Stars

Lorraine Grant -
When we arrived the first impression was Wow and when we entered the cottage it was even better. The welcome pack was fantastic especially the wine. Very comfortable accommodation. - Apr 2017 - Cottage Rating 5 Stars

June Richards -
Lovely cottage and perfect for us . Quiet spot but close to shops and takeaways if we didn't want to cook. Lovely walks in nearby woods. Everything we needed for a relaxing holiday. - Nov 2016 - Cottage Rating 5 Stars

Nikita Gilbert-Ovens -
The cottage was lovely, so homely. The welcome hamper was great. Everything we needed to make our holiday lovely. - Sep 2016 - Cottage Rating 5 Stars

Geoff Stokes -
We had a lovely relaxing holiday. It really was home from home. Everything we needed was there, even toys and games for our twins. They loved their holiday house. - Jun 2016 - Cottage Rating 5 Stars

Elaine Jones -
Lovely cottage in perfect location. Very relaxing and comfortable dog friendly holiday. Easy access to walks, beaches and other locations. Handy for Morrisons to stock up. Excellent welcome hamper. Will definitely be back next year. - Oct 2015 - Cottage Rating 5 Stars

Gill Phillips -
Byre Cottage was awarded a 4 star review by Gill Phillips - Sep 2015 - Cottage Rating 4 Stars

Anita Evans -
We had a wonderful time at Byre Cottage. The place was quaint and cosy yet very well placed for many of the island attractions- most within 20 minutes drive. We will definitely be back! A great holiday! - Aug 2015 - Cottage Rating 5 Stars

Margaret Dell -
A lovely cosy comfortable cottage in a beautiful area. We are hoping to return next year. - Aug 2015 - Cottage Rating 5 Stars

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We can book the ferry to the Isle of Wight for you at preferential prices and this can be added to your Isle of Wight holiday cottage booking. A quote will automatically be sent to you with the confirmation of your holiday. For more information visit Ferry crossing and booking information

Byre Cottage has ground floor accommodation and is a non smoking cottage. WiFi Internet is provided free of charge at Byre Cottage. Byre Cottage is available for weekly self catering holiday bookings from Saturday to Saturday. The normal arrival time at this holiday cottage is 15:00 and the normal departure time is 10:00.

For details on access to Byre Cottage for those with impaired mobility or disabilities please read the cottage access statement in the tab below.

Byre Cottage Guest Comments

Reviews and feedback for Byre Cottage and holidays on the Isle of Wight

57 Guest Reviews for Byre Cottage
5 Stars - (30)
Lorraine Grant - Apr 2017

When we arrived the first impression was Wow and when we entered the cottage it was even better. The welcome pack was fantastic especially the wine. Very comfortable accommodation. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

June Richards - Nov 2016

Lovely cottage and perfect for us . Quiet spot but close to shops and takeaways if we didn't want to cook. Lovely walks in nearby woods. Everything we needed for a relaxing holiday. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Nikita Gilbert-Ovens - Sep 2016

The cottage was lovely, so homely. The welcome hamper was great. Everything we needed to make our holiday lovely. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Geoff Stokes - Jun 2016

We had a lovely relaxing holiday. It really was home from home. Everything we needed was there, even toys and games for our twins. They loved their holiday house. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Elaine Jones - Oct 2015

Lovely cottage in perfect location. Very relaxing and comfortable dog friendly holiday. Easy access to walks, beaches and other locations. Handy for Morrisons to stock up. Excellent welcome hamper. Will definitely be back next year. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Anita Evans - Aug 2015

We had a wonderful time at Byre Cottage. The place was quaint and cosy yet very well placed for many of the island attractions- most within 20 minutes drive. We will definitely be back! A great holiday! Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Margaret Dell - Aug 2015

A lovely cosy comfortable cottage in a beautiful area. We are hoping to return next year. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

John Carless - May 2015

We really enjoyed our stay in Byre cottage. We were very impressed with the cleanliness when we arrived. The cottage was in a good location & it felt like you were staying in a real home. We intend to return next year! Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Keith Wood - Aug 2014

Very clean, well furnished with excellent facilities and garden play equipment for the children. The Byre Cottage experience added greatly to a very enjoyable holiday. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Mary Williams - Jul 2014

A lovely cottage in a quiet location perfect for families, near the beach and within reach of all the great things to do on the island Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Julie Davenport - Jun 2014

Beautiful holiday home. Clean and very well maintained. Very happy and impressed with both property and service provided by caretaker and Island Holidays. Will definitely use this company again! Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Mark Drain - May 2014

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Sally Carter - Oct 2013

Thank you for a lovely holiday all three generations in our party had a really memorable holiday the cottage was the icing on our cake for us Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

John Mead - Aug 2013

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Clare G - May 2013

Excellent accommodation very comfortable and welcome pack superb - ideally siutated for all attractions Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Sarah P - May 2013

We had a brilliant holiday, the cottage was immaculate and beyond our expectations, we will definetely be returning, we absolutely loved the cottage. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

K Dawe - Mar 2013

Pleasant comfortable cottage. Lovely location. We did all we wanted to do. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Nicola Y - Jan 2013

Byre Cottage had a homely feel and is in a very peaceful location. Complimentary hamper was a very nice gesture. (If you want to use the open fire, suggest you buy smokeless coal from Morrisons). Two very good pubs in Godshill, The Essex & TheTaverners are 5 min drive away Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Julia S - Sep 2012

lovely quiet well presented cottage. Very convenient location Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

R Cotton - Aug 2012

Byre Cottage very spacious well maintained cottage with everything to make a good holiday special. The hamper on our arrival was a nice touch as was everything else even the games for both indoors and garden which satisfied all ages and all weathers thank you. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Paul C - Jul 2012

A lovely, comfortable cottage ideally located to explore the island. Very well equipped and with an en-suite bedroom on the ground floor we found it to be ideal for family members with mobility difficulties. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

A Clark - May 2012

Wonderful property in a lovely location. Could go out and see the island but then come back to the quiet of the cottage. With a toddler, we spent most evenings in but it was very comfortable and relaxing. Highly recommend this property and will definitely stay again. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Lynn M - May 2012

We had a most enjoyable time and the cottage had everthing we needed and more! Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Bruce B - Jan 2012

Byre Cottage is well placed for staying and exploring the I of W. We stayed for Christmas and found the cottage nicely decorated and very welcoming. The arrival hamper was excellent and Morrisons is a short drive away. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Daphne P - Jun 2011

We had a great holiday. The cottage is situated in the middle of all the places of interest to us, so everything on our doorstep including several dog and child friendly pubs. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Gail L - Jun 2011

Byre cottage was very comfortable,the welcome pack was the best we have had,we would love to go back and see more of this lovely island. THANKYOU Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

sarah - Oct 2010

It was a great holiday everything was there and provided for us. It was really was a home from home.the location was really peacsful and secluded.The garden was great for our 5year old child. She had great fun playing in the garden. The cottage was one of the best holidays that we have had on the isle of wight. the only negitive points was that the windows did not open wide enough when it got to hot on the bed rooms up stairs. Really great cottage. Worth the money would love to come back. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Brenda - Sep 2010

Loved the cottage and the location and our three week stay there was extremely enjoyable. Wanted to book it for next year, but sadly got pipped at the post. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Alan - Aug 2010

The cottage is lovely, and very well placed. We enjoyed being able to do so many walks from the door. It was nice to have a garden to sit in too. We appreciated having wifi. We would love to come back some time, there is so much to do on the Isle of Wight, and lots of good pubs. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Patricia - Jul 2010

We had a wonderful holiday, having also wonderful weather which helped to make it even better. The cottage was of avery good standard and we will certainly come back to the Isle of Wight. Thanks again! Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

4 Stars - (19)
Peter Rodway - Jul 2017

It was a lovely cottage with a beautiful, secure and secluded garden. My wife also saw 2 red squirrels cavorting about, enjoying life, in one of the gardens in the hamlet. Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Gill Phillips - Sep 2015

Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Malcolm Hall - Aug 2015

Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Helen Finlow - Jul 2015

Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Michael Cutts - Apr 2015

Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Colin White - Mar 2015

Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Maurice Maple - Aug 2014

Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Nicholas Godwin - Oct 2013

a good location, just a few minutes from Shanklin - a comfortable and well-equipped cottage. Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Judi P - Jul 2013

The best welcome hamper ever and a really helpful caretaker who changed beds mid weekend and rang to see if we needed anything else. Lovely spot very peaceful and cosy. Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Lynn R - Apr 2013

Byre Cottage is a lovely, homely cottage. There was everything we could possibly need to make our stay comfortable and relaxing. The location is perfect for the attractions of Shanklin, Ventnor and Sandown. The welcome basket was a really thoughtful touch, even down to treats for our doggie! Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

James S - Apr 2013

Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Richard A - Oct 2012

Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Janet T - Jun 2012

Very cosy cottage in a good location near to Shanklin and Ventnor. Lovely country walk direct from the cottage. Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Howard S - Apr 2012

Very well equipped and furnished. The Wi-fi was easy to use and very helpful. Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Jena D - Nov 2011

We were very pleased with the property and had an excellent stay. Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Lisa T - Apr 2011

Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

shaun - Nov 2010

Great holiday. Will definitely be returning both to Byrn Cottage and Isle of Wight. Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Sarah - Aug 2010

Only additional comments would be that neither bathroom had an electric shaver socket nor any shelves or cupboards which meant that toiletries had to just sit on the floor or around the bath/shower. Not the end of the world but with children there are some things that you need to keep out of reach. Also outside in the garden the path is subsiding in one part which made it quite difficult for our 18 month old to walk on without falling over. Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Jane - Apr 2010

We had a wonderful week and the weather was fantastic. The walks adjacent to the cottage were fabulous and very enjoyable. Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

3 Stars - (3)
Julie Saunders - Nov 2017

Cottage Rating: 3 Stars

Peter Galloway - Aug 2014

Cottage Rating: 3 Stars

Ann M - Sep 2012

Cottage Rating: 3 Stars

2 Stars - (4)
Heather Stapleton - Aug 2017

Great location for exploring the island. Cottage has good potential but does not live up to it's rating. Disappointed! Cottage Rating: 2 Stars

Jennifer Airs - Jul 2015

Cottage Rating: 2 Stars

John D Perrins - Jul 2014

Cottage Rating: 2 Stars

Daphne P - Dec 2011

This cottage needs some TLC. The decor is modern but not of quality. The downstairs bed is very uncomfortable.It was unclear from the cottage particulars that the cottage was pet friendly.The cleaning standard was not high enough to satisfy the less pet friendly amongst us. Cottage Rating: 2 Stars

1 Stars - (1)
Roy B - Jul 2011

Property did not meet our expectations considering the cost for a two week stay of nearly £1500. Cottage Rating: 1 Stars

Cottage Guestbook
Peter Rodway - Jul 2017

It was a lovely cottage with a beautiful, secure and secluded garden. My wife also saw 2 red squirrels cavorting about, enjoying life, in one of the gardens in the hamlet. Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Lorraine Grant - Apr 2017

When we arrived the first impression was Wow and when we entered the cottage it was even better. The welcome pack was fantastic especially the wine. Very comfortable accommodation. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

June Richards - Nov 2016

Lovely cottage and perfect for us . Quiet spot but close to shops and takeaways if we didn't want to cook. Lovely walks in nearby woods. Everything we needed for a relaxing holiday. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Nikita Gilbert-Ovens - Sep 2016

The cottage was lovely, so homely. The welcome hamper was great. Everything we needed to make our holiday lovely. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Geoff Stokes - Jun 2016

We had a lovely relaxing holiday. It really was home from home. Everything we needed was there, even toys and games for our twins. They loved their holiday house. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Elaine Jones - Oct 2015

Lovely cottage in perfect location. Very relaxing and comfortable dog friendly holiday. Easy access to walks, beaches and other locations. Handy for Morrisons to stock up. Excellent welcome hamper. Will definitely be back next year. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Gill Phillips - Sep 2015

Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Anita Evans - Aug 2015

We had a wonderful time at Byre Cottage. The place was quaint and cosy yet very well placed for many of the island attractions- most within 20 minutes drive. We will definitely be back! A great holiday! Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Margaret Dell - Aug 2015

A lovely cosy comfortable cottage in a beautiful area. We are hoping to return next year. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Malcolm Hall - Aug 2015

Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Helen Finlow - Jul 2015

Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

John Carless - May 2015

We really enjoyed our stay in Byre cottage. We were very impressed with the cleanliness when we arrived. The cottage was in a good location & it felt like you were staying in a real home. We intend to return next year! Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Michael Cutts - Apr 2015

Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Colin White - Mar 2015

Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Keith Wood - Aug 2014

Very clean, well furnished with excellent facilities and garden play equipment for the children. The Byre Cottage experience added greatly to a very enjoyable holiday. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Maurice Maple - Aug 2014

Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Mary Williams - Jul 2014

A lovely cottage in a quiet location perfect for families, near the beach and within reach of all the great things to do on the island Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Julie Davenport - Jun 2014

Beautiful holiday home. Clean and very well maintained. Very happy and impressed with both property and service provided by caretaker and Island Holidays. Will definitely use this company again! Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Mark Drain - May 2014

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Nicholas Godwin - Oct 2013

a good location, just a few minutes from Shanklin - a comfortable and well-equipped cottage. Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Sally Carter - Oct 2013

Thank you for a lovely holiday all three generations in our party had a really memorable holiday the cottage was the icing on our cake for us Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

John Mead - Aug 2013

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Judi P - Jul 2013

The best welcome hamper ever and a really helpful caretaker who changed beds mid weekend and rang to see if we needed anything else. Lovely spot very peaceful and cosy. Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Clare G - May 2013

Excellent accommodation very comfortable and welcome pack superb - ideally siutated for all attractions Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Sarah P - May 2013

We had a brilliant holiday, the cottage was immaculate and beyond our expectations, we will definetely be returning, we absolutely loved the cottage. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Lynn R - Apr 2013

Byre Cottage is a lovely, homely cottage. There was everything we could possibly need to make our stay comfortable and relaxing. The location is perfect for the attractions of Shanklin, Ventnor and Sandown. The welcome basket was a really thoughtful touch, even down to treats for our doggie! Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

James S - Apr 2013

Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

K Dawe - Mar 2013

Pleasant comfortable cottage. Lovely location. We did all we wanted to do. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Nicola Y - Jan 2013

Byre Cottage had a homely feel and is in a very peaceful location. Complimentary hamper was a very nice gesture. (If you want to use the open fire, suggest you buy smokeless coal from Morrisons). Two very good pubs in Godshill, The Essex & TheTaverners are 5 min drive away Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Richard A - Oct 2012

Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Julia S - Sep 2012

lovely quiet well presented cottage. Very convenient location Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

R Cotton - Aug 2012

Byre Cottage very spacious well maintained cottage with everything to make a good holiday special. The hamper on our arrival was a nice touch as was everything else even the games for both indoors and garden which satisfied all ages and all weathers thank you. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Paul C - Jul 2012

A lovely, comfortable cottage ideally located to explore the island. Very well equipped and with an en-suite bedroom on the ground floor we found it to be ideal for family members with mobility difficulties. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Janet T - Jun 2012

Very cosy cottage in a good location near to Shanklin and Ventnor. Lovely country walk direct from the cottage. Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

A Clark - May 2012

Wonderful property in a lovely location. Could go out and see the island but then come back to the quiet of the cottage. With a toddler, we spent most evenings in but it was very comfortable and relaxing. Highly recommend this property and will definitely stay again. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Lynn M - May 2012

We had a most enjoyable time and the cottage had everthing we needed and more! Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Howard S - Apr 2012

Very well equipped and furnished. The Wi-fi was easy to use and very helpful. Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Bruce B - Jan 2012

Byre Cottage is well placed for staying and exploring the I of W. We stayed for Christmas and found the cottage nicely decorated and very welcoming. The arrival hamper was excellent and Morrisons is a short drive away. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Jena D - Nov 2011

We were very pleased with the property and had an excellent stay. Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Daphne P - Jun 2011

We had a great holiday. The cottage is situated in the middle of all the places of interest to us, so everything on our doorstep including several dog and child friendly pubs. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Gail L - Jun 2011

Byre cottage was very comfortable,the welcome pack was the best we have had,we would love to go back and see more of this lovely island. THANKYOU Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Lisa T - Apr 2011

Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

shaun - Nov 2010

Great holiday. Will definitely be returning both to Byrn Cottage and Isle of Wight. Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

sarah - Oct 2010

It was a great holiday everything was there and provided for us. It was really was a home from home.the location was really peacsful and secluded.The garden was great for our 5year old child. She had great fun playing in the garden. The cottage was one of the best holidays that we have had on the isle of wight. the only negitive points was that the windows did not open wide enough when it got to hot on the bed rooms up stairs. Really great cottage. Worth the money would love to come back. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Brenda - Sep 2010

Loved the cottage and the location and our three week stay there was extremely enjoyable. Wanted to book it for next year, but sadly got pipped at the post. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Alan - Aug 2010

The cottage is lovely, and very well placed. We enjoyed being able to do so many walks from the door. It was nice to have a garden to sit in too. We appreciated having wifi. We would love to come back some time, there is so much to do on the Isle of Wight, and lots of good pubs. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Sarah - Aug 2010

Only additional comments would be that neither bathroom had an electric shaver socket nor any shelves or cupboards which meant that toiletries had to just sit on the floor or around the bath/shower. Not the end of the world but with children there are some things that you need to keep out of reach. Also outside in the garden the path is subsiding in one part which made it quite difficult for our 18 month old to walk on without falling over. Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Patricia - Jul 2010

We had a wonderful holiday, having also wonderful weather which helped to make it even better. The cottage was of avery good standard and we will certainly come back to the Isle of Wight. Thanks again! Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Jane - Apr 2010

We had a wonderful week and the weather was fantastic. The walks adjacent to the cottage were fabulous and very enjoyable. Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Comments left in Byre Cottage guestbook

April 2018 - Poole family
Beautiful cottage, everything you could need. Great location, lovely walks and near to most other things! I love it - will be back! Child and dog perfect!

April 2018 - Mullens family
Lovely cottage, great for the dog too. Lots of walks out. Railway walk to Shanklin easy, nice up over St Martins Down to Ventnor. Arreton good for dogs, Dairyman's Daughter. Garlic Farm too. Will be back when we next get the chance!

March 2018 - Cronin family
A really comfortable cottage in a great location. We appreciated having a cosy log fire during the snow! Our favourite pub is the Taverners in Godshill but also liked Culverdown Inn up on the downs as had amazing views / walks in the area. We will come back next spring.
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Byre Cottage Holiday Availability

Popular Holiday Weeks Available for Self catering holidays at Byre Cottage

Byre Cottage has 98 days available for Isle of Wight self catering holidays from the 21st April 2018 to 31st December 2018. That means Byre Cottage is 61.57% booked for this holiday period with 22.4 weeks confirmed so far.

Byre Cottage Local Holiday Information

Shanklin, Isle of Wight local attractions for a self catering holiday at Byre Cottage

Shanklin is most famous for the long beach of golden sand and historic village centre. This idyllic self catering holiday location is on the East of the Isle of Wight and has excellent access to the other beaches on the East coast. There are a number of shops and restaurants in Shanklin village or down on the seafront.

Shanklin has a number of worthy attractions including Shanklin Old Town with pretty thatched buildings and number of traditional small shops selling local produce and traditional sweets. A pleasent area of gardens is also found nearby and these can be enjoyed on the way down to the sea.

View sights and sounds from Shanklin with our Shanklin Holiday Sights and Sounds Video

Eating and Drinking In and Around Shanklin

Old Thatch Tea Shop
Shanklin, Isle of Wight
Old Thatch Tea Shop Isle of Wight

The Old Thatch Teashop is an award winning teashop – “Best Teashop on the Isle of Wight” & “Best Teashop on the Solent”. Our menu is varied with all our food being Homemade.

Website: www.oldthatchteashop.co.uk
Address: 4 Church Road, Shanklin, PO37 6NU
Telephone: 01983 865 587
Pencil Cottage Tea Garden
Shanklin, Isle of Wight
Pencil Cottage Tea Garden Isle of Wight

Pencil Cottage is a 17th Century thatched cottage nestled in the heart of Shanklin Old Village. The menu offers homemade fayre made from a wide range of local produce including fabulous locally caught crab.

Website: www.pencilcottage.co.uk
Address: 2 Church Raod, Shanklin, PO37 6NU
Telephone: 07766 917190
Pendletons Restaurant
Shanklin, Isle of Wight
Pendletons Isle of Wight

Pendletons is a superb family run restaurant located in the idyllic old village of Shanklin.

Website: pendletons.org
Address: 85 High Street, Shanklin, PO37 6NR
Telephone: 01983 868272
Morgan's
Shanklin, Isle of Wight
Morgan's Isle of Wight

We offer a selection of mouth-watering dishes, sourcing ingredients locally from the best of Isle of Wight produce to ensure optimum freshness and quality.

Website: www.morgansofshanklin.com
Address: 36 High Street, Shanklin PO37 6JY
Telephone: 01983 864900
The Crab Inn
Shanklin, Isle of Wight
The Crab Inn Isle of Wight

A beautiful thatched pub in the heart of the old village of Shanklin. When the suns out enjoy our front garden and rear patio.

Website: The Crab Inn Shanklin
Address: High Street, Shanklin, PO37 6NS
Telephone: 01983 862363

Walking and Cycling

Cycle Route 7 - The marked cycle route number 7 passes close by and visits Ryde, Brading, Alverstone and Upton. For more information visit Isle of Wight Cycle Route 7.

Cycle Route 8 - The marked cycle route number 8 passes close by and visits Brading, Bembridge, St Helens, Seaview, Ryde and Upton. For more information visit Isle of Wight Cycle Route 8.

Cycle Route 11 - The marked cycle route number 11 passes close by and visits Sandown, Yaverland and Brading. For more information visit Isle of Wight Cycle Route 11.

Sandown to Newchurch Cycle Track - A flat cycle track runs from Sandown to Newchurch and passes close by. You can easily cycle to the beach at Sandown or head inland towards Newport where there are routes peeling off to Godshill, Wroxall, Cowes and most of the rest of the Isle of Wight. Find out more about Cycling on the Isle of Wight

Borthwood Copse - One of the best chances to walk and see red squirrels anywhere on the Isle of Wight. Borthwood Copse is a pretty woodland at Borthwood and is well known for the abundance of wildlife. You can view Borthwood Copse on Google Maps

Local nature reserve - Alverstone Mead and the SSSI of Alverstone Marshes are within a short walk of Newchurch. Follow the cycle track towards Sandown and you will cross the reserve along the way.

More holiday information at www.wightinfo.co.uk/shanklin

Holiday Attractions In and Around Shanklin

Foot Print Fossil Tours
Shanklin, Isle of Wight
Foot Print Fossil Tours Isle of Wight

For approx 2hrs our qualified Geologist will take you back through time, explain how the land beneath your feet has changed and will identify any fossils you find on the Dinosaur Island.

Website: www.footprinttours.co.uk
Address: Jurassic Jim, 22 High Street, Shanklin, PO37 6JY
Telephone: 01983 864577 / 077 9601 4004
Brading Roman Villa
Brading, Isle of Wight
Brading Roman Villa Isle of Wight

Get an insight into the lives of a Roman nobleman and see the ruines of his villa. The museaum allows you to walk around above the excavation site and look down on the preserved details.

Website: www.bradingromanvilla.org.uk
Address: Morton Old Road, Brading Isle of Wight, PO36 0PH
Telephone: 01983 406223
Borthwood Copse
Borthwood (nr Sandown), IoW
Borthwood Copse Isle of Wight

Borthwood Copse is a beautiful area of woodland at Borthwood (near Sandown, Alverstone and Newchurch). The woods are well known for their population of Red Squirrels.

Address: Car parking along Alverstone Rd
Garlic Farm
Newchurch, Isle of Wight
Garlic Farm Isle of Wight

The Garlic Farm nestled along a tiny country lane below the Downs near Newchurch. We welcome visitors to our farm, farm shop & café and for food lovers, garlic lovers and the curious.

Address: Mersley Farm, Mersley Lane, Newchurch, PO36 0NR
Telephone: 01983 868732
Sally's Riding School
Bembridge, Isle of Wight
Sally's Riding School Isle of Wight

Sally's Riding School is a well established riding establishment. We have a good selection of horses and ponies which enable us to take children and adults, experienced and novice riders.

Website: www.sallysridingschool.com
Address: Forelands Field Road, Forelands, Bembridge, PO35 5TR
Telephone: 01983 884023
Tackt-Isle Adventures
St Helens, Isle of Wight
Tackt-Isle Adventures Isle of Wight

Tackt-Isle Adventures provides equipment rental, tuition and everything you need for an adventurous activity on dry land or on the water. Join us for dinghy sailing, kayaking, paddleboarding, windsurfing, mountain biking and even Segway rides! Make the Island your playground.

Website: www.tackt-isle.co.uk
Address: St Helens, PO33 1YB
Blackgang Chine
East Isle of Wight near Byre Cottage
Blackgang Chine Isle of Wight

Blackgang Chine - 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.

Website: www.blackgangchine.com/

East Isle of Wight Information

The East of the Isle of Wight is best known for its sandy beaches and traditional seaside holiday resorts. The coast on this part of the Isle of Wight has excellent opportunities for swimming, relaxing on the beach and enjoying a traditional family holiday by the sea. The beach resorts of Shanklin and Sandown are the more popular resorts on the coast but excellent beaches can also be found at Seaview, St Helens, Bembridge and Whitecliff. Details of beaches on the Isle of Wight can be found at www.wightinfo.co.uk/outdoors-activities/beaches

The East of the Isle of Wight also enjoys beautiful rural areas which are crisscrossed by numerous footpaths and cycle paths. A coastal path running the length of the East Coast and on around the Island allows walkers to enjoy the splendid seascapes and take tea in numerous cafes and restaurants along the way. View more East Isle of Wight Cottages

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Isle of Wight Holiday Guide

A selection of local attractions from wightinfo.co.uk

The Isle of Wight Donkey SanctuarydonkeyThe Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary was first established in 1987 to provide any donkey in distress or otherwise in need of care and attention, a safe... Read more »
Morgans Restaurantimg_plates_lob1A local friendly restaurant renowned for their locally sourced seafood and shellfish.
Apple Tree LodgeWithin 3 minutes of Shanklin’s sandy beach – ideal for paddling and swimming. It is only a 2 minute walk from the lodge to the cliff path... Read more »
Apse Manor Forge CottageThis delightful cottage is very attractively situated in a peaceful rural hamlet in beautiful countryside but is only 1.5 miles from the lovely sandy beach of Shanklin,... Read more »
Apse Wood CottageThis charming, Grade II listed cottage, is situated in a quiet leafy lane in beautiful countryside, only 1.5 miles from the centre of the small seaside resort... Read more »
Shanklin TheatreShanklin Theatre Isle of WightThe Theatre in Shanklin offers a broad range of cultural entertainment including standup comedy, west end productions, music and children’s theatre.
The Steamer Innsteamer innThe Steamer Inn stands in one of the finest waterfront locations on the Isle of Wight.
King Harry’s BarKingHenry'sBarWAn enticing and picturesque bar in the heart of the famous Shanklin Old Village.
CrabcrabGood old English pub in the Old Town at Shanklin. This thatched public house is a landmark on the Isle of Wight.

Byre Cottage Pet Policy

Information about bringing your pets or dog to Byre Cottage Shanklin Isle of Wight

Specific Pet Policy for Byre Cottage

Two dogs are welcome and the back garden is walled. Pets are not permitted upstairs, on the furniture or in the bedrooms. We also ask owners not to leave dogs on their own in the cottage and not to allow them to foul the garden. Puppies and also dogs with incontinence problems are not permitted without specific agreement. Please ensure that your pet's treatment for the prevention of fleas is up to date. Cats accepted by agreement.

General Pet and Dog Information

(applicable to all cottages if not conflicting with individual cottage policy)

Isle of Wight General Pet and Dog Information

Isle of Wight Vets - Pet Doctors in Newport Isle of Wight

Tips for Enjoying the Beach Isle of Wight

Planning the perfect day on the beach is all part of the excitement of a seaside holiday on the Isle of Wight. A little preparation and knowing a little about the Isle of Wight’s beaches makes a great day out even more fun. Here are our top tips for enjoying a beach holiday on the …

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Isle of Wight and Purbeck Self Catering Location Videos

We have a new selection of videos showing the location of Isle of Wight and Purbeck self catering cottages with annotations showing local attractions, features and beaches. There are 5 new videos in the playlist below and to get a reminder when new videos come out click on the Subscribe Button below. These videos include …

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Isle of Wight Activities and Adventures 2018

The Isle of Wight is well known for the huge range of activities and adventures to be enjoyed. Thousands of people choose the Isle of Wight for walking, cycling, horse riding and really getting to grips with nature. There is also an extensive range of organised holiday activities available all year round and, with the …

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Shanklin Cottage Keats House Available for 2018

Keats House in Shanklin is back and available for self catering holidays on the Isle of Wight in the 2018 season.  Regular guests will remember this cottage for its spacious living room, lawned garden, views of the sea and proximity to Shanklin Beach. Now it also boasts a new look with renovated and redecorated rooms, …

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New Photos of The Sea Terrace

The latest photos of The Sea Terrace are now online. This beautiful Shanklin cottage is quite literally a stones throw from Shanklin Beach and has beautiful sea views. The new photos show updates and changes made to this self catering holiday home in advance of the 2018 holiday season. New photos include pictures of the …

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Chine Side Updated Photos 2017

There are new photos showing Chine Side cottage in Shanklin Isle of Wight. These 2017 photos show some of the changes and updates to this self catering holiday rental near the sea on the East coast of the Isle of Wight. Chine Side 2017 Photos View all the photos here: Chine Side Cottage Photos Chine …

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First Look at Rubstone Cottage Isle of Wight

Rubstone Cottage is an attractive Shanklin self catering cottage located near the sea in Shanklin Old Town, the historic part of Shanklin comprising numerous small boutique shops, thatched cottages, and thatched public houses. Shanklin Old Town has a beautiful gardens which one can walk through enroute to the sandy beach. This idyllic location also affords …

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Apse Manor Forge Pond and Garden 2017

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 …

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Redway Farm Cycle Network Access

We have a photo showing just how perfectly situated Redway Farm is located for cyclists and walkers wishing to have access to the old railway line cycle track which acts as a speedy way for cyclists and walkers to access Godshill, Shanklin and Carisbrooke. As you can see, the farm is located within 300 meters …

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Meadow End Wing Self Catering Updates 2017

Meadow End Wing is located in a beautiful rural area on the East of the Isle of Wight which is within a pleasant walk or cycle of Sandown or Shanklin Beach via the footpath or cycle track. This 2 bedroom cottage has a large living room, a sunny balcony with rural views, a beautiful kitchen …

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