Sleeps 2 in 1 bedroom; babies under 12 months welcome
Little Dormers is the wing of a lovely detached property, in a quiet close, with beautiful sea views. Visitors can relax on the terrace and watch the sailing boats and cruise liners. It is within a 12 minute walk of the quiet beach of Gurnard. 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 with its small shops and range of good restaurants. Osborne house, the former island home of Queen Victoria is also nearby.
Sleeps 6 + 1 including a baby in 3 bedrooms (Two children welcome).
High Rising is situated within a few minutes walk of the sea at Gurnard. Here there is a quiet beach where visitors can enjoy paddling swimming and boating. A pleasant café and nearby public house provide refreshments. There is easy access to the west side of the Island with its quiet sandy coves and the nearby National Nature reserve of Newtown – an area of outstanding Natural Beauty and a wonderful area for walking and bird watching.
Sleeps 4 (inclusive of a baby under 12 months) in 2 bedrooms. Children 5+ welcome
This lovely two bedroom cottage is very attractively situated on Egypt Esplanade, near Cowes and is within a one minute walk of the sea. There are open sea views from the living room, double bedroom and garden. Briary Cottage has been furnished and equipped, with great care, to a high standard. Cowes and Gurnard are both within a short walk along the sea front.
Sleeps 6 + 1 in 3 bedrooms; Children welcome
Detached house with large garden attractively situated within 5 minutes walk of the sandy beach in the small seaside town of Shanklin. It enjoys sea views from several of the rooms and garden. Shanklin is on the east side of the Isle of Wight and nestles beside a beautiful, large sandy bay.
Sleeps 6 + 1 child + a baby in 3 bedrooms; Children welcome
This lovely stone cottage was originally a large and ancient stone barn at Sainham Farm. It is situated in the attractive courtyard and has marvellous open views from the rear across the fields to the downs. Stag Cottage is in one of the loveliest parts of the Island lying at the foot of Appuldurcombe Down and above the picturesque village of Godshill in ‘An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty'. Godshill can be reached by taking a pleasant stroll through the beech copse and across the fields. The village has a variety of tea shops and restaurants as well as two public houses.
New Cottage sleeps 8 + 1 in 4 bedrooms plus a baby
Charming detached cottage attractively situated in beautiful west Wight countryside. It is in a delightful walking area with easy access to Brighstone Forest and wonderful coastal walks plus the Tennyson Trail. The harbour of Yarmouth, with is sailing boats and excellent restaurants, is within a 10 minute drive. Also nearby are the sandy bays of Totland and Colwell. The cottage has 4 bedrooms (one on the ground floor) - two of the bedrooms have en-suite shower rooms and there is a family bathroom plus a cloakroom with WC and basin. The cottage has been furnished and equipped to a high standard and has a lovely large enclosed garden.
Sleeps 8 in 4 bedroom (children welcome)
Spring Cottage stands in an idyllic location, within a 2 minute walk of the beach in the pretty seaside village of Bonchurch on the south east coast of the Island. The cottage enjoys beautiful sea views from most rooms and from its enchanting garden. Bonchurch is a peaceful village with a small shop, public house, good restaurant and two ancient churches plus a pretty pond which is home to carp, ducks and a variety of birds.
New Cottage; Sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms
Stunning cottage near the sea at Bembridge on the East of the Isle of Wight. This family sized cottage is perfect for seaside holidays with the whole family and is within a short walk of the centre of Bembridge with a variety of excellent places to eat and drink. Caustons has been beautifully decorated and has been equipped with comfort and convenience in mind.
Sleeps 7 + 1 in 3 bedrooms; Children welcome
Bay View is beautifully situated beside the beach with panoramic sea views from most of the main rooms. It is in a peaceful location with the beach of Seagrove Bay only half a minute's walk away. Here swimming, paddling and boating can be enjoyed. There is also a footpath directly from the house to the beautiful sandy Priory Bay - a 5 minute walk away. The atmospheric village centre of Seaview, with its small shops, sailing club and restaurants is within a 7 minute stroll.
Sleeps 9 plus a baby in 4 bedrooms
This charming, Grade II listed cottage, is only a short drive from the sandy beach of Shanklin. It is peacefully situated in a quiet leafy hamlet in beautiful countryside, only 1.5 miles from the centre of the small seaside resort of Shanklin, on the east coast of the Isle of Wight. Shanklin has a lovely sandy beach which gently slopes into the water, a variety of restaurants, small shops and traditional seaside entertainments. The cottage has a lovely large sunny garden and is in a wonderful cycling and walking area. Footpaths and bridleways lead from close to the cottage to the coast at Shanklin and there is a particularly delightful walk across fields and downs to Ventnor offering panoramic views across Sandown Bay. The pretty village of Godshill is within a 5 minute drive and here there is good public house for meals, teashops and a hill top church.
Sleeps 6 + 1 in 3 bedrooms; Children welcome
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.
New Cottage; Sleeps 8 + a baby in 4 bedrooms
This delightful stone cottage is situated in the centre of the picturesque village of Godshill, on the East side of the Isle of Wight, within a 10 minute drive of the sandy beaches of Shanklin, Sandown and Ventnor. This is also a delightful walking area with various footpaths and trails close to Christmas Cottage. The cottage has been furnished and equipped with great sensitivity to provide delightful accommodation.There are furnishings and artefacts from around the world combined with a wonderful use of colour. Restaurant, tea shops, public house and small shops with a few minutes walk.
Sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms; Children welcome
In the centre of the small rural village of Shorwell on the south west of the island and is only a 5 minute drive from a quiet beach at Brighstone. The cottage stands adjacent to a beautiful 11th century church. A pleasant old public house with a large duck pond is within a 1 minute walk and Shorwell still has its own village shop. There are a variety of small sandy coves within a short drive where visitors can enjoy swimming, paddling, boating and fishing.
New Cottage; Sleeps 8 + baby (under 12 months) in 4 bedrooms
This charming stone villa stands in the pretty old village of the coastal resort on Shanklin on the south east side of the Isle of Wight. The lovely garden of the property adjoins Shanklin Chine which provides a beautiful walk down to the sea. The delightful sandy beach of Shanklin is within a 5 minute walk. Here the sand gently slopes into the water - swimming, paddling and boating. can be enjoyed.
Sleeps 7 in 4 bedrooms
This lovely stone cottage is situated in the small rural hamlet of Bowcombe which stands between the pretty village of Shorwell and Carisbrooke with its medieval castle. Shorwell and Carisbrooke are both within a 5 minute drive and have public houses which are good for meals. The cottage offers easy access to the small bays and coves on the south west side of the Isle of Wight. Brighstone beach is within a 10 minute drive and the larger sandy beaches of Ventnor and Shanklin are within a 20 minute drive.
Sleeps 8 + 1 in 4 bedrooms
This beautiful farmhouse, set within its own 35 acres of farmland, is in an idyllic rural location offering privacy and tranquility. There are lovely open views across the garden and surrounding fields from almost every room. It is a light and spacious 4 bedroom property with 2 'king size' double bedrooms and two twin bedrooms plus a family bathroom, an en-suite bathroom, an en-suite shower room and a cloakroom with a w.c. and basin. There is a lovely open plan fitted kitchen which is extremely well equipped with beautiful wooden units and a delightful breakfast area beside French doors opening into the garden; a utility/boot room; a lovely large sitting room with a wood burning stove, comfortable seating and a flat screen television/Freeview; a charming dining room. Upstairs there are 4 charming bedrooms including a master double room with an en-suite and views across fields to Godshill. The farmhouse if surrounded by open lawns and there is a terrace with garden furniture so that meals can be enjoyed in the sunshine.
Sleeps 6+1 in 3 bedrooms; Children welcome
Very attractively situated, beside the water, with beautiful open views to the sea across Bembridge Harbour. It is one of a small number of properties on a causeway, between the harbour and the water meadows, linking the seaside villages of St Helens and Bembridge. The centre of St. Helens, with its attractive village green, public house, shop and restaurants, is within a 5 minute walk.
New Cottage; Sleeps 9 in 5 bedrooms
Lovely thatched, stone cottage, on the west side of the Isle of Wight within a 10 minute walk of the sea and within a very short drive of Yarmouth and the bays of Colwell and Totland. The cottage is furnished and equipped to a high standard to provide very comfortable accommodation for 9 people in 5 bedrooms and 3 bath/shower rooms. Two separate sitting room areas and delightful fitted kitchen. Sunny garden and parking for 3/4 cars. Wonderful walks along the coastal path and nearby Tennyson Down.
Sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms; Children welcome
Beautifully situated with panoramic coastal views from almost every room and with direct access from the garden to a coastal path accessing the beach - less than a 5 minute walk away. It is in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the south east coast of the Island, an area renowned for its mild climate. The house stands just above the charming small fishing village of Steep Hill Cove.
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.
Sleeps 6 + 1 in 3 bedrooms; Children welcome
This delightful stone cottage which dates back to 1761 is built of Isle of Wight chalk and brick. Hackney Stable cottage is situated on a lovely farm in beautiful South Wight countryside. It is a marvellous walking area with footpaths that can be followed directly from the cottage in most directions. There are particularly attractive walks along the course of the river Yar, to the picturesque village of Godshill and to the nearby village of Arreton which has a public house, farm shop and cafe for meals. The cottage is excellent for cyclists as there is access to a network of cycle paths directly from the farm and arrangements can be make for the storage of bikes. The sandy beaches of Sandown, Shanklin and Ventnor are all within a 15 minute drive. Ferries can be booked for you at greatly discounted prices.
Sleeps 7 + 2 in 3 bedrooms
Beautiful Ventnor seaside holiday cottage. This elegant Victorian villa stands on elevated ground within a one minute walk of the sea at Wheelers Bay. There are wonderful sea views from most of the rooms of the house and a five minute walk along the promenade leads to the lovely beach of the small resort of Ventnor.
New Cottage Sleeping 6+1 in 3 bedrooms;
Lovely traditional thatched cottage situated within a few minutes walk of the centre of the lovely village of Brighstone on the south west side of the Isle of Wight. The village is renowned for its pretty centre with several thatched stone cottages. There is also a public house and a small bistro/tea shop. The beach at Brighstone is within a pleasant 15 minute walk. This is also a wonderful walking and cycling area with easy access to the coastal path plus the beautiful downs which link Carisbrooke and The Needles on the western tip of the Isle of Wight.
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
Greenside is very pleasantly situated in a quiet, prestigious residential area of Cowes. There are open views from the rear of the house across the golf course which can be accessed by a gate, with the Club House only 200 metres away. It is around half a mile from the beach at Gurnard. The centre of Cowes is a 15-minute walk from the house.
Cowes is renowned for its sailing, and has an attractive centre with narrow streets. Greenside was built in 1956 to an award winning design (James Stirling) and provides attractive, light and spacious accommodation. It has a lovely sitting room with sensitive spot lighting and windows overlooking the garden and golf course. A 40 inch SMART High Definition television, surround sound along with a Blu-ray player and stereo system are provided. A telephone is available plus WiFi throughout the house. There is an attractive and spacious central day room with an open plan staircase. The spacious kitchen is equipped with good quality modern fitted units and a large new Range Cooker, microwave, fridge and dishwasher. (A separate utility room contains the washing machine, tumble dryer and another fridge freezer). A very pleasant dining area, with an additional TV adjoins the kitchen. The house sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms. On the ground floor there is a double bedroom, with a super king bed, a television and an en-suite shower room with w.c.; a twin bedroom and a modern well-equipped bathroom. There are two additional double bedrooms on the first floor with king size beds, sofas and each room has its own television. Upstairs there is also an additional shower room with a hand basin and W.C. This detached house is furnished to a high standard in a modern style. Central heating and electricity provided free of charge. As well as the gas central heating there is also under floor heating in both bathrooms downstairs as well as the kitchen diner.
Greenside has an attractive well-established garden that provides privacy at the front of the house. There is a lovely open sunny garden at the rear with a lawn and an area of decking, with garden furniture and a barbecue. Red squirrels can frequently be seen. Parking for at least 5 cars. Public house, with views overlooking the Solent 1/2 mile; shop: 3/4 mile. Limited bus service: 150 yards.
Greenside has ground floor accommodation and is a non smoking cottage. WiFi Internet is provided free of charge at Greenside. Greenside is available for weekly self catering holiday bookings from Saturday to Saturday. The normal arrival time at this holiday cottage is 14:30 and the normal departure time is 10:00.
Greenside has 42 days available for Isle of Wight self catering holidays from the 14th February 2018 to 31st December 2018. That means Greenside is 86.92% booked for this holiday period with 39.9 weeks confirmed so far.
Cowes is famous sailing mecca and attracts sailors from around the world for the Cowes Week festival. Naturally there is much more to this little town and many simply come to enjoy the small shops and boutique stores as well as the vibrant atmosphere. The coast line either side of Cowes makes for pleasant walking and it is possible to walk along to Ryde to the East or Gurnard to the West. A stretch of beach towards Gurnard is an enjoyable place to enjoy a picnic and watch the yachts, fishing boats and cruise liners.
More holiday information at www.wightinfo.co.uk/cowes
Lugleys, Cowes - Seafront restaurant at the West end of Cowes with a menu of good gourment food. Also popular for Sunday lunch. lugleysofcowes.com
There are a number of small restaurants in Cowes. If you have tried one you like please let us know and we will pass it along. You can also leave suggestions for places to eat on our Facebook pages.
Isle of Wight Osteopath - www.isleofwightosteopath.co.uk
Tree Climbing - A chance to climb into the canopy as part of a fun day out on the Isle of Wight. This family friendly activity is very safe and extremely popular with children and adults alike. For more information visit www.goodleaf.co.uk
Isle of Wight Steam Railway - A wonderful day out for the family with a step back in time to the age of steam. The Isle of Wight Steam Railway offers a chance to learn about the trains and travel part of the Isle of Wight by train. For more information visit www.iwsteamrailway.co.uk
UKSA Sailing Courses - The UKSA run a number of sailing courses on the Isle of Wight and are a great place to find a leisure sailing course during your holiday. www.uksa.org
The North of the Isle of Wight is a wonderfully varied location with beautiful coastal areas and historic sites. The main towns in the North are Yarmouth in the North West, Gurnard and Cowes in the centre of the Northern coastline, and Ryde in the North East. There is a sandy beach at Ryde, a shingle and sand beach at Gurnard and a long shingle beach at Cowes.
The principle town here is Cowes where a vibrant sailing scene exists and culminates in the yearly Cowes Week festival. Yarmouth also enjoys a strong connection with the sea and has its own festival of Gaffers which attracts a large number of brightly decorated boats.
The inland areas of the North side of the Isle of Wight are known for their beautiful countryside. The estuary at Wootton is an important area for birds and views across the estuary are often enhanced by a number of bird species. Footpaths and cycle tracks are numerous in the area and a great way to see the beauty on the North of the Isle of Wight.
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We always enjoy hearing feedback from guests and it helps us ensure quality and high standards. We also love hearing about your holiday and what you enjoyed most. Here are some of the latest comments from guests holidaying on the Isle of Wight in September. For more guest comments and reviews click on a cottage and scroll …
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The Isle of Wight is a walking holiday destination with dedicated walkers and hikers returning year after year to walk the hills and coast of the Island. There are a number of features which make the Isle of Wight especially suitable for enjoying on foot. For one, there are so many special places to see …