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4 Star Cottage; 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. This Isle of Wight cottage at Carisbrooke sleeps 6 people in 3 bedrooms. Dairy Cottage has availability and prices for self catering holidays in 2018. Read full description

Walks
Pub
15min
Walking
Area
Views
Rural Views
Outdoors
Garden
Access
Easy Access
Entertainment
TV
+ Freeview
DVD
Player
WiFi
Internet
Cottage Heating
Central
Heating
Woodburning
Stove
Cottage Utilities
Electric
Oven
Electric
Hob
Dishwasher
Fridge
Freezer
Cottage Bathroom
1 Bath
Tub
1 Built in
Shower
2 WCs
Cottage Laundry
Washing
Machine
Tumble
Dryer
Ground Floor Facilities
1 Bath
or Shower
1 Ground Floor
Bedroom
Ground
Floor WC
Living
Room
Kitchen

Dairy Cottage Booking / Availability

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14 Apr - 27 Apr 2018
379 per week
28 Apr - 4 May 2018
395 per week
5 May - 11 May 2018
439 per week
12 May - 18 May 2018
445 per week
19 May - 25 May 2018
455 per week
26 May - 1 Jun 2018
885 per week
2 Jun - 8 Jun 2018
591 per week
9 Jun - 15 Jun 2018
599 per week
16 Jun - 22 Jun 2018
612 per week
23 Jun - 29 Jun 2018
659 per week
30 Jun - 6 Jul 2018
765 per week
7 Jul - 13 Jul 2018
825 per week
14 Jul - 20 Jul 2018
999 per week
21 Jul - 27 Jul 2018
1095 per week
28 Jul - 31 Aug 2018
1192 per week
1 Sep - 7 Sep 2018
595 per week
8 Sep - 14 Sep 2018
555 per week
15 Sep - 21 Sep 2018
505 per week
22 Sep - 28 Sep 2018
435 per week
29 Sep - 19 Oct 2018
399 per week
20 Oct - 26 Oct 2018
685 per week
27 Oct - 20 Dec 2018
369 per week
21 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
799 per week

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Dairy Cottage has live availability and prices.

Booking Fee £22.95 per booking Cot & High Chair £13.49 per week Pets (No. of) £31.00 per week Towels (Bath & Hand Towel) £0.00 per person per week WiFi Internet Free WiFi Internet Heating & Electricity Free of chargeBed Linen Free of chargeBooking Deposit 25% cottage rental (£150.00 min) Security Bond £100 per booking

Dairy Cottage has short break self catering holiday availability on the Isle of Wight. These are the short break periods.

Dairy Cottage Short Breaks 2018 27th October to 20th December Weekday & Weekend Short Breaks

Pricing and Booking Notes for Dairy Cottage

Heating, electricity, bed linen and towels provided at no extra charge.

Arrival Time 15:30 Departure Time 10:00 Sleeps 6 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 2
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Caroline Halton -
A lovely comfortable cottage which was very well equipped. An ideal location for exploring the island. - Apr 2018 - Cottage Rating 5 Stars

Michael Fitsell -
A comfortable cottage in a nice location and plenty of walks in the area. The host was very welcoming. - Oct 2017 - Cottage Rating 4 Stars

Colin Dewsbery -
Excellent cottage . Owners very friendly and helpful. Would recommend to family and friends. Would consider staying there again next time we go to the Isle of Wight - Aug 2017 - Cottage Rating 5 Stars

Alexander Boxshall -
Beautiful cottage! Great location, friendly people and had everything we needed. - Jul 2017 - Cottage Rating 5 Stars

Craig Thompson -
Dairy Cottage was awarded a 4 star review by Craig Thompson - Jun 2017 - Cottage Rating 4 Stars

Theresa Cullum -
Cosy and comfortable cottage in a great location for touring the island. - Jun 2017 - Cottage Rating 5 Stars

Suzanne Lewis -
Wonderful cottage, well maintained. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. - May 2017 - Cottage Rating 5 Stars

Penny Ward -
Lovely, well furnished home-from-home, ideal location to tour the Isle of Wight. Will be returning here without a doubt. The booking process was simple and easy, you kept us updated throughout. Thank you so much for making our holiday perfect. - Dec 2016 - Cottage Rating 5 Stars

Barry Waters -
We would definitely book another holiday in this cottage and would recommend Island Cottage Holidays - Sep 2016 - Cottage Rating 5 Stars

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Sea Whistle Cottage Ryde Isle of Wight

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Rock Cottage Niton Isle of Wight

Rock Cottage

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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

Dairy Cottage has ground floor accommodation and is a non smoking cottage. WiFi Internet is provided free of charge at Dairy Cottage. Dairy Cottage is available for weekly self catering holiday bookings from Saturday to Saturday. The normal arrival time at this holiday cottage is 15:30 and the normal departure time is 10:00. Short break weekend and midweek self catering holidays are available from and 27th October 2018 to 20th December 2018.

Dairy Cottage Guest Comments

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

35 Guest Reviews for Dairy Cottage
5 Stars - (19)
Caroline Halton - Apr 2018

A lovely comfortable cottage which was very well equipped. An ideal location for exploring the island. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Colin Dewsbery - Aug 2017

Excellent cottage . Owners very friendly and helpful. Would recommend to family and friends. Would consider staying there again next time we go to the Isle of Wight Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Alexander Boxshall - Jul 2017

Beautiful cottage! Great location, friendly people and had everything we needed. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Theresa Cullum - Jun 2017

Cosy and comfortable cottage in a great location for touring the island. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Suzanne Lewis - May 2017

Wonderful cottage, well maintained. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Penny Ward - Dec 2016

Lovely, well furnished home-from-home, ideal location to tour the Isle of Wight. Will be returning here without a doubt. The booking process was simple and easy, you kept us updated throughout. Thank you so much for making our holiday perfect. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Barry Waters - Sep 2016

We would definitely book another holiday in this cottage and would recommend Island Cottage Holidays Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Jane Swain - Jul 2016

We had a lovely holiday the cottage is perfect and the owners are lovely people, we don't have anything negative to say it was a Perfect holiday there was 5 adults 2 children and 2 dogs and we had plenty of space, we would defiantly go again. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

K Johnson - Jun 2016

Great location, lovely welcome, cottage was perfect for our family and dog. The enclosed and private garden was a joy. Easy on site parking for both cars, and perfect for touring the Island. We had everything we needed in the cottage, and it was very clean and well equipped. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Andrew Davies - Jan 2016

Fantastic break. Really charming cottage & owner. Downstairs bedroom & Shower/loo a boon. Location great for exploring the island. We had 6 & all fitted comfortably. Two 3 seaters in the lounge & six round the kitchen table but don't forget it's a cottage not a mansion. Loved it. 10/10 Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Andrew Wood - Jul 2015

We really enjoyed our stay at Dairy Cottage, very comfortable & well equipped, we all felt at home straight away. Great central location, ideal for exploring the island. Would like to stay again & would recommend to others. Thank you for making us feel so welcome at your lovely cottage. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Pamela Adkins - Jun 2015

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Daphne Padfield - Apr 2015

A very well equipped cottage and the accommodation was excellent. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Julien Muid - Jan 2015

Very happy with the cottage, lovely location and just what we wanted. The log burner and free bottle of wine sealed the deal. Thank you Rosemary and Ian Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Rosalind Yates - Jul 2014

Lovely place to stay, very comfortable and spacious, in a peaceful location. The enclosed garden with a trampoline, and the big supply of toys, books and DVDs were a real treat for the granddaughter. Ideal for a family. Hope to visit again. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Andrea Bradley - Jun 2014

Beautiful cottage, very well furnished and equipped.As comfortable as at home.We had a lovely time relaxing in the countryside and it is perfectly central to explore the whole island.Thank you to the owners for the nice touch of a welcoming bottle of wine! Very nice holiday! Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Donald Fermer - Apr 2014

It is a cottage we would go back to anytime.Dairy Cottage is well stock with all you need and the garden was good for the two dogs and us to sit in.The cottage has plenty of room.Its the best cottage we all have stay in. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

J E Snooks - Apr 2014

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Brenda Holloway - Mar 2014

We had a holiday at February half term 2014 with our three grandchildren we all had a fantastic time the location of the cottage was in a good location. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

4 Stars - (12)
Michael Fitsell - Oct 2017

A comfortable cottage in a nice location and plenty of walks in the area. The host was very welcoming. Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Craig Thompson - Jun 2017

Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Ian Davidson - Sep 2016

Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

N Alexander - Jul 2016

Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Kevin Munro - Jun 2016

Pleasant cottage with good bathrooms. Nice location with easy access to all parts of the island. Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Susan Atkinson - Oct 2015

We had a very warm welcome from Rosemary and the cottage was lovely and very well situated for travelling around the Island. Also close to many good food shops and great pubs to eat. So we would recommend Dairy cottage to stay in. Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Donella Rozario - Jul 2015

A comfortable and well equipped cottage in a good central location for exploring the island. Nice garden and surroundings. Most of the house is spacious but the kitchen/dining area is rather cramped and difficult to use. Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Tony Worgan - Jun 2015

Lovely and peaceful with some wonderful walks over the downs from the house. Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Carl Martin - Apr 2015

Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

John Cottrell - Nov 2014

Comfortable well equipped cottage with very friendly and helpful hosts. Well situated to access all parts of the island. Lovely weather added to the enjoyment of our stay. Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

K Pitts - Jul 2014

Comfortable furnishings. Lovely welcome. Ideal position in the centre of the island. Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Clare and Guy Roberts - Nov 2013

Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

3 Stars - (1)
Rupert Judson - Sep 2015

Cottage Rating: 3 Stars

2 Stars - (2)
Joy Draycott - May 2015

Ideal location and room layout, bedrooms nicely furnished, but very disappointed by poor condition of kitchen equipment and lounge furniture. Too many china ornaments, cobwebs around most windows. Needs a thorough clean and de-clutter Cottage Rating: 2 Stars

Jean Sutton - Jan 2015

Shockingly, mice-turds found on pillow cases ( no change of linen suggested).Keeping the log burner alight was difficult,this was admitted by the owner. Bedclothes and towels felt damp and cold.Wi-Fi is restricted - not advertised as such. The cottage itself is beautiful with great views. Bath/shower rooms were great. Cottage Rating: 2 Stars

1 Stars - (1)
Jane Spinks - Oct 2014

Enjoyed holiday despite state of cottage! Cottage Rating: 1 Stars

Caroline Halton - Apr 2018

A lovely comfortable cottage which was very well equipped. An ideal location for exploring the island. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Michael Fitsell - Oct 2017

A comfortable cottage in a nice location and plenty of walks in the area. The host was very welcoming. Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Colin Dewsbery - Aug 2017

Excellent cottage . Owners very friendly and helpful. Would recommend to family and friends. Would consider staying there again next time we go to the Isle of Wight Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Alexander Boxshall - Jul 2017

Beautiful cottage! Great location, friendly people and had everything we needed. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Craig Thompson - Jun 2017

Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Theresa Cullum - Jun 2017

Cosy and comfortable cottage in a great location for touring the island. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Suzanne Lewis - May 2017

Wonderful cottage, well maintained. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Penny Ward - Dec 2016

Lovely, well furnished home-from-home, ideal location to tour the Isle of Wight. Will be returning here without a doubt. The booking process was simple and easy, you kept us updated throughout. Thank you so much for making our holiday perfect. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Barry Waters - Sep 2016

We would definitely book another holiday in this cottage and would recommend Island Cottage Holidays Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Ian Davidson - Sep 2016

Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

N Alexander - Jul 2016

Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Jane Swain - Jul 2016

We had a lovely holiday the cottage is perfect and the owners are lovely people, we don't have anything negative to say it was a Perfect holiday there was 5 adults 2 children and 2 dogs and we had plenty of space, we would defiantly go again. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Kevin Munro - Jun 2016

Pleasant cottage with good bathrooms. Nice location with easy access to all parts of the island. Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

K Johnson - Jun 2016

Great location, lovely welcome, cottage was perfect for our family and dog. The enclosed and private garden was a joy. Easy on site parking for both cars, and perfect for touring the Island. We had everything we needed in the cottage, and it was very clean and well equipped. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Andrew Davies - Jan 2016

Fantastic break. Really charming cottage & owner. Downstairs bedroom & Shower/loo a boon. Location great for exploring the island. We had 6 & all fitted comfortably. Two 3 seaters in the lounge & six round the kitchen table but don't forget it's a cottage not a mansion. Loved it. 10/10 Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Susan Atkinson - Oct 2015

We had a very warm welcome from Rosemary and the cottage was lovely and very well situated for travelling around the Island. Also close to many good food shops and great pubs to eat. So we would recommend Dairy cottage to stay in. Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Andrew Wood - Jul 2015

We really enjoyed our stay at Dairy Cottage, very comfortable & well equipped, we all felt at home straight away. Great central location, ideal for exploring the island. Would like to stay again & would recommend to others. Thank you for making us feel so welcome at your lovely cottage. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Donella Rozario - Jul 2015

A comfortable and well equipped cottage in a good central location for exploring the island. Nice garden and surroundings. Most of the house is spacious but the kitchen/dining area is rather cramped and difficult to use. Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Tony Worgan - Jun 2015

Lovely and peaceful with some wonderful walks over the downs from the house. Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Pamela Adkins - Jun 2015

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Daphne Padfield - Apr 2015

A very well equipped cottage and the accommodation was excellent. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Carl Martin - Apr 2015

Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Julien Muid - Jan 2015

Very happy with the cottage, lovely location and just what we wanted. The log burner and free bottle of wine sealed the deal. Thank you Rosemary and Ian Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

John Cottrell - Nov 2014

Comfortable well equipped cottage with very friendly and helpful hosts. Well situated to access all parts of the island. Lovely weather added to the enjoyment of our stay. Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

K Pitts - Jul 2014

Comfortable furnishings. Lovely welcome. Ideal position in the centre of the island. Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

Rosalind Yates - Jul 2014

Lovely place to stay, very comfortable and spacious, in a peaceful location. The enclosed garden with a trampoline, and the big supply of toys, books and DVDs were a real treat for the granddaughter. Ideal for a family. Hope to visit again. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Andrea Bradley - Jun 2014

Beautiful cottage, very well furnished and equipped.As comfortable as at home.We had a lovely time relaxing in the countryside and it is perfectly central to explore the whole island.Thank you to the owners for the nice touch of a welcoming bottle of wine! Very nice holiday! Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Donald Fermer - Apr 2014

It is a cottage we would go back to anytime.Dairy Cottage is well stock with all you need and the garden was good for the two dogs and us to sit in.The cottage has plenty of room.Its the best cottage we all have stay in. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

J E Snooks - Apr 2014

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Brenda Holloway - Mar 2014

We had a holiday at February half term 2014 with our three grandchildren we all had a fantastic time the location of the cottage was in a good location. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Clare and Guy Roberts - Nov 2013

Cottage Rating: 4 Stars

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Dairy Cottage Holiday Availability

Popular Holiday Weeks Available for Self catering holidays at Dairy Cottage

Dairy Cottage has 95 days available for Isle of Wight self catering holidays from the 20th April 2018 to 31st December 2018. That means Dairy Cottage is 62.89% booked for this holiday period with 23.0 weeks confirmed so far.

Dairy Cottage Local Holiday Information

Carisbrooke, Isle of Wight local attractions for a self catering holiday at Dairy Cottage

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 or blog. (Carisbrooke Photograph)

Carisbrooke Cycling Holidays

There are lots of walking and cycling opportunities to be enjoyed from Dairy Cottage and the surrounding Carisbrooke area. Here are a selection of described cycle routes you may wish to try on your holiday.

Isle of Wight Cycle Route 9 - Newport - Blackwater - Merstone - Rookley - Whitecroft

Isle of Wight Cycle Route 10 - Carisbrooke - Kingston - Shorwell - Bowcombe

Newport to Shanklin - Newport - Godshill - Shanklin

If you are planning a cycling holiday on the Isle of Wight you can view All Cycling Routes and Isle of Wight Cycle Information.

Walking 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

The centre of the Isle of Wight is best known for its historic monuments and beautiful countryside. The hills in this area are great for walking and exploring and paths fan out across the Isle of Wight. Carisbrooke, Bowcombe and Blackwater are found to the South and West of Newport. These small villages and Hamlets have unique access to all areas of the Isle of Wight and the sea is always less than 20 - 25mins away by car.

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Isle of Wight Holiday Guide

A selection of local attractions from wightinfo.co.uk

The Piano CafeCoffee, cakes, mezze boards and cakes all made with local produce. There is live music and almost daily piano playing. A great chilled out destination.
Dimbola Museum & GalleriesDimbola Museum & Galleries is the former home of the celebrated Victorian Photographer Julia Margaret Cameron.  Born in India in 1815 Cameron was first given a camera... Read more »
Tapnell Farm Parkt logoA fantastic addition to the island, Tapnell Farm Park literally has something for everyone.  Opening on 29th June 2016, just in time for the Summer, the new Farm... Read more »
Ryde Superbowllogo (5)Ten pin bowling below for adults, juniors, early riser, daytime & evening sessions.
Isle JumpAn indoor trampoline park for ages 5 upwards with interconnecting trampolines, dodgeball court, giant foam pit, slam-dunk basketball hoops and a cafe.
Butterfly WorldbutterflyMore than just Butterflies, Butterfly World also has Fountain World with synchronised fountains, Koi Carp, Jumping Jets of Water, a Cafe and a Garden Centre.  You can see... Read more »
Puckpool Park and TearoomsDCIM100GOPROG0021276If you like mini golf, putting, tennis, a great children’s playground, fantastic sea views, lovely sandy beaches, drinking tea and eating great food then a visit to Puckpool Park... Read more »
Sunken Secretss1Sunken Secrets is located within Fort Victoria, one of many former Victorian Fortifications built around the coast to defend Britain from a French invasion.  The Solent around the Fort has... Read more »
Island PlanetariumplanetariumIsland Planetarium is a great place to have a cosmic time with the kids and stimulate your imagination as you travel on a fascinating journey through time... Read more »
Isle of Wight Shipwreck Centre & MaritimeshipHead along to Arreton Barns to visit the Shipwreck Centre and Maritime Museum for a fascinating day out.  This massive collection of treasures from wrecks all over the world has... Read more »

Dairy Cottage Pet Policy

Information about bringing your pets or dog to Dairy Cottage Carisbrooke Isle of Wight

Specific Pet Policy for Dairy Cottage

Two dogs are welcome and the back garden is fenced and 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.

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

New Photos of Virginia Cottage and Bramble Cottage

Virginia Cottage and Bramble Cottage are two self catering holiday rental properties located near Carisbrooke Castle on the Isle of Wight. They have new photos showing updates and improvements for this holiday season and some of the special holiday features now available. The location near Carisbrooke Castle is central and has excellent access to 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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Virginia Cottage New photos 2017

Virginia Cottage is a beautiful, thatched and historic cottage in Carisbrooke Isle of Wight and within a short walk of Carisbrooke Castle. This charming cottage has 3 bedrooms and is ideal for family holidays at the heart of the Isle of Wight. The location puts you within a short drive of every beach on the …

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Updated Marvel Cottage Photos 2017

Marvel Cottage is a two bedroom family self catering holiday cottage at the heart of the Isle of Wight and within a lovely cycle ride of Shanklin Beach via the cycle path. The rural location has numerous walks and the grounds of the farm on which the cottage is located includes a lovely fishing lake …

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Updated Bramble Cottage Isle of Wight Photos 2017

There are new photos of Bramble Cottage on the Isle of Wight showing changes and updates for the 2017 self catering holiday season. Bramble Cottage is located within sight of Carisbrooke Castle and is a short drive from the coast and beaches of the West Coast via Brightstone. This rural location is perfect for walking, …

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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 …

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Virginia Cottage New Bathroom

Virginia Cottage in Carisbrooke has a new bathroom for 2016. This beautiful thatched cottage is traditional Isle of Wight self catering holiday property within a short walk of Carisbrooke Castle and has many original features but also every modern convenience. The new bathroom compliments this with traditional styling in a very modern bathroom. For more information about …

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New Marvel Cottages Photos Spring 2016

Marvel Cottage has new photographs reflecting updates and improvements made to this rural self catering property since last year. Marvel Cottage has a beautiful location near the centre of the Island and within a short drive of both Shanklin Beach and Ventnor Beach. The cottage also sits and the intersection of two cycle routes which …

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Bramble Cottage New Photos 2016

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 …

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Isle of Wight Cottages with a Conservatory

The benefits of having a conservatory at your holiday cottage are numerous. It provides a relaxing place filled with natural light for reading, playing games, enjoying meals and watching the world go by. Whatever the weather a conservatory can be used to enjoy the day if you decide to stay in and enjoy your holiday …

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