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5 Star Cottage; Sleeps 11 in 5 bedrooms; Children welcome
Perfect 2017 100% guest rating 2017
Perfect 2016 100% guest rating 2016
Perfect 2015 100% guest rating 2015

A delightful detached house with a private heated swimming pool set in extensive private grounds and with coastal views from all the front facing rooms. It is very attractively situated in the small rural hamlet of Limerstone and is only 1.5 miles from the south west coast of the Isle of Wight. This is an area of outstanding natural beauty. There is access to a wonderful walking area with footpaths following the downs at the rear of Monkspath on the Worsley / Tennyson Trail towards the Needles. This Isle of Wight cottage at Limerstone sleeps 11 people in 5 bedrooms. Monks Path has availability and prices for self catering holidays in 2018. Read full description

Walks
Pub
15min
Shop
25min
Walking
Area
Views
Rural Views
Outdoors
Garden
Pool
Entertainment
TV
+ Freesat
DVD
Player
WiFi
Internet
Cottage Heating
Central
Heating
Woodburning
Stove
Cottage Kitchen
Gas
Oven
Gas
Hob
Dishwasher
Fridge
Freezer
Cottage Bathroom
Over Head
Shower
Cottage Laundry
Washing
Machine
Tumble
Dryer
Ground Floor Facilities
Ground
Floor WC

Monks Path Cottage Booking / Availability

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27 Oct - 21 Dec 2017
895 per week
22 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
1995 per week
5 Jan - 22 Mar 2018
895 per week
23 Mar - 29 Mar 2018
1895 per week
30 Mar - 5 Apr 2018
2035 per week
6 Apr - 12 Apr 2018
1995 per week
13 Apr - 3 May 2018
1295 per week
4 May - 10 May 2018
1395 per week
11 May - 24 May 2018
1419 per week
1 Jun - 7 Jun 2018
1915 per week
15 Jun - 21 Jun 2018
1985 per week
22 Jun - 28 Jun 2018
2179 per week
29 Jun - 5 Jul 2018
2395 per week
6 Jul - 12 Jul 2018
2995 per week
13 Jul - 19 Jul 2018
3498 per week
20 Jul - 26 Jul 2018
3795 per week
27 Jul - 9 Aug 2018
3975 per week
17 Aug - 23 Aug 2018
3975 per week
24 Aug - 30 Aug 2018
3975 per week
31 Aug - 6 Sep 2018
1825 per week
7 Sep - 13 Sep 2018
1695 per week
14 Sep - 20 Sep 2018
1425 per week
21 Sep - 27 Sep 2018
1355 per week
28 Sep - 4 Oct 2018
1189 per week
5 Oct - 11 Oct 2018
1179 per week
12 Oct - 18 Oct 2018
1425 per week
19 Oct - 25 Oct 2018
1849 per week
26 Oct - 20 Dec 2018
895 per week
21 Dec 2018 - 3 Jan 2019
1995 per week

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Monks Path has live availability and prices.

Booking Fee £19.99 per booking Cot & High Chair £0.00 per week Extra Bed £0.00 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% of cottage rental Security Bond £250 per booking

Pricing and Booking Notes for Monks Path

Arrival Time 16:00 Departure Time 10:00 Sleeps 11 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms 4

Introduction

Monks Path is a detached holiday house set in landscaped grounds in the hamlet of Limerstone. There is an outdoor heated swimming pool. The house itself has three floors. The ground floor has toilet facilities but no bath/shower provision.

Pre-Arrival

  • All guests are provided with written directions to the house
  • The phone number for the house is 01983740278 - there is a broadband facility.
  • Public transport is available from the bus stop outside the property -the local bus service operates a service from Newport to Alum Bay. The time-table for the service is in the house
  • The nearest village of Brighstone is accessible by car - approximately 2 miles - there is a Newsagent, a General Store and a Post Office as well as Tea Rooms and Public House
  • The nearest large town is Newport which is about 5 miles away.
  • Delivery of provisions can be obtained from Sainsbury in Newport
  • Taxi details are in the house information guide
  • This access statement is available in the 'Welcome File' in the cottage

Arrival & Car Parking Facilities

  • The entrance to the property has a large gate and can be held open with hooks
  • There is car parking for 3 cars directly outside on the driveway to the house
  • One space is on level ground with direct access to the flat path around the house
  • The gravel driveway is around 25m long and is part inclined
  • There is lighting around the driveway and path to the house

Main Entrance, Reception

  • The main entrance to the house used when you arrive is the 'Back Door'. The key to this door is retained in a the key guard in the Boiler room to the rear of the house. The code to the key guard is issued before arrival. This door is 850mm wide and has 2 steps up to the threshold.
  • There are 3 other entrances to the house (Dining Room /Conservatory /FrontDoor) each have 2 steps
  • There is one entrance to the house - the alternative Back door - that has one shallow step
  • On the AGA oven is the 'Welcome Pack' which has all details about the house within it.

Public Areas - Hall, Stairs, Landing, Corridors etc

  • There are no lifts in the property
  • The stairs to the first floor have a handrail. The stairs to the second floor are steep and narrow.
  • There are 3 floors
  • There is are 2 WC's on the ground floor with a wash hand basin
  • The flooring in the kitchen is linoleum
  • The flooring in the dining room is wooden floorboard with a sisal rug
  • The rest of the flooring on the ground floor is carpeted in short pile (80% wool)

Public Areas - Sitting room, lounges, lobbies etc

  • The sitting room is furnished with a mixture of seating - 2 large sofas, a tub arm chair with foot stool and a leather sling chair
  • There is a TV (with FreeSAT) and DVD, with remote controls. There is an iPod - dock /speakers

Bedrooms & Sleeping Areas

  • There are no formal bedrooms on the ground floor
  • There are 4 bedrooms on the first floor and a further large bedroom on the top floor. All bedrooms are carpeted.
  • All bedding is cotton with non feather pillows and duvets
  • Bedroom 1 and 2 have King Size beds and en-suite shower room
  • Bedroom 3 has a double bed and an en-suite bath room
  • Bedroom 4 has single bunk beds
  • Bedroom 5 has 3 single beds and the playroom is attached to this bedroom
  • There is a patio door in Bedroom 2 opening onto a flat roof with safety rails. This area is not for sitting on.
  • The beds and other furniture should not be moved

Bathroom, Shower-room & WC [Ensuite or Shared]

  • All the bathroom facilities are on the first floor
  • There are 3 rooms with en-suite facilities either walk-in showers or a bath
  • The main bathroom has a bath with shower screen and a basin
  • There is a separate toilet

Self-Catering Kitchen

  • The kitchen is on the ground floor and is all one level
  • The taps are screw on/off
  • The worktop is at standard height
  • Catering standard crockery is provided in the glass wall cupboards, outdoor crockery is provided in the cupboard beneath the work surface next to the fridge.
  • Glasses and cups etc are in the wall cupboards. Pans and cooking pots/dishes are in the corner cupboards under the work surface
  • The gas hobs and electric double oven can be accessed from the front
  • There is an electric AGA
  • The freezer and dish washer are under the work surface.
  • The kitchen is lit by three separate sets of spotlights. The flooring is non slip linoleum.

Laundry

  • There is a front loading washing machine available in the utility room. There is a tumble dryer above. A rotary washing line is also available.

Grounds and Gardens

  • There is a heated swimming pool
  • The pool has a cover that will prevent a small child falling in
  • There is a trampoline with safety enclosure and a triple swing
  • There is a large paddock
  • The garden around the house is undulating, there is a patio to the side of the pool
  • Patio furniture and BBQ are available for guests to use There is plenty of seating in the form of benches / chairs and sunloungers.

Additional Information

  • No smoking is allowed in the house
  • No pets or animals are allowed in the house, and no provision is made for them
  • There is a fire extinguisher and fire blanket in the lobby between the back door and the kitchen
For more information about cottages with facilities for disabled guests and easy access cottages for those with impaired mobility visit Easy Access Cottages

Martin Phillips -
Monks Path was awarded a 5 star review by Martin Phillips - Nov 2017 - Cottage Rating 5 Stars

Sally Mills -
Perfect week staying at Monks Path. The house has everything you could possibly want. It feels like home from home. The pool was beautifully warm so even on the most dreary cold day the kids still had a great time playing in the pool. We'll definitely be returning next year! - Sep 2017 - Cottage Rating 5 Stars

Clare Chapple -
We have stayed in Monks Path for many summers. It is an absolutely delightful property and the swimming pool and trampoline are firm favourites with the children. - Sep 2017 - Cottage Rating 5 Stars

Mrs Pardoe -
50 words are not enough, I've had to use bullet points! Monks Path, Fabulous,everything is there.Pool hot,comfy bedrooms,fantastic kitchen,huge dining room,comforting lounges.Toy room loads of games.Spotlessly clean,a joy to stay in.Well done to all caring for Monks Path Thank you We are booked to return next year. - Sep 2017 - Cottage Rating 5 Stars

Ruth Fox -
we had a lovely week at monks path with all the family. the weather was not to bad and the house and pool a great hit with the children loved it - Aug 2017 - Cottage Rating 5 Stars

Keith Earley -
Absolutely superb home from home. Comfortable, roomy and luxuriously appointed, including great range of toys/games to amuse the children. We were so lucky with the weather so the pool and beautiful private garden were were the centre of activity. Kitchen was a joy to work in with every conceivable facility. - Jul 2017 - Cottage Rating 5 Stars

Bernie Garman -
My family including Grandchildren spent a week together in this fantastic house and had a great time. The house has everything a family could possibly need and more. The playroom was a big hit! The house is situated in a very peaceful location and we felt very much at home. - Sep 2016 - Cottage Rating 5 Stars

booth judith -
Monks Path was awarded a 5 star review by booth judith - Jun 2016 - Cottage Rating 5 Stars

Hilary Duffield -
A beautiful,comfortable home in a fantastic location. - Jun 2016 - Cottage Rating 5 Stars

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Shorwell Isle of Wight

Sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms; Children welcome
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Appletree Cottage Brighstone Isle of Wight

Appletree Cottage

Brighstone Isle of Wight

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The Barn Cottage Wootton Isle of Wight

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Wootton Isle of Wight

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Little Halt Cottage Freshwater Isle of Wight

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Knighton Gorges Cottage Newchurch Isle of Wight

Knighton Gorges

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Newly Updated; Sleeps 10 in 5 bedrooms;
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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

Monks Path is a non smoking cottage. WiFi Internet is provided free of charge at Monks Path. Monks Path is available for weekly self catering holiday bookings from Friday to Friday. The normal arrival time at this holiday cottage is 16:00 and the normal departure time is 10:00.

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

Monks Path Guest Comments

Reviews and feedback for Monks Path and holidays on the Isle of Wight

26 Guest Reviews for Monks Path
5 Stars - (26)
Martin Phillips - Nov 2017

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Sally Mills - Sep 2017

Perfect week staying at Monks Path. The house has everything you could possibly want. It feels like home from home. The pool was beautifully warm so even on the most dreary cold day the kids still had a great time playing in the pool. We'll definitely be returning next year! Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Clare Chapple - Sep 2017

We have stayed in Monks Path for many summers. It is an absolutely delightful property and the swimming pool and trampoline are firm favourites with the children. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Mrs Pardoe - Sep 2017

50 words are not enough, I've had to use bullet points! Monks Path, Fabulous,everything is there.Pool hot,comfy bedrooms,fantastic kitchen,huge dining room,comforting lounges.Toy room loads of games.Spotlessly clean,a joy to stay in.Well done to all caring for Monks Path Thank you We are booked to return next year. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Ruth Fox - Aug 2017

we had a lovely week at monks path with all the family. the weather was not to bad and the house and pool a great hit with the children loved it Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Keith Earley - Jul 2017

Absolutely superb home from home. Comfortable, roomy and luxuriously appointed, including great range of toys/games to amuse the children. We were so lucky with the weather so the pool and beautiful private garden were were the centre of activity. Kitchen was a joy to work in with every conceivable facility. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Bernie Garman - Sep 2016

My family including Grandchildren spent a week together in this fantastic house and had a great time. The house has everything a family could possibly need and more. The playroom was a big hit! The house is situated in a very peaceful location and we felt very much at home. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

booth judith - Jun 2016

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Hilary Duffield - Jun 2016

A beautiful,comfortable home in a fantastic location. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

M James - Nov 2015

Thank you. The house was excellent, well appointed, clean and well maintained, comfortable and worked well for our group. Island Cottages did a good job with the booking too. We loved the location- walking out the back and riding our bikes each day. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Martyn Smith - Jun 2015

Excellent . Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Dawn Ford - May 2015

Beautiful house, so well equipped to a very high standard with everything to keep little ones and adults happy. Play room was a huge hit. Luckily we were able to use the lovely warm pool. 4 generations aged 18 months to 94 years had a wonderful holiday. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Julia Crouch - Apr 2015

Monk's Path was excellent accommodation, perfect location & cleanliness. We followed owners recommendations of where to eat & visit, the most well equipped house we have stayed in. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Sarah Hall - Oct 2013

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

J Warwick - Sep 2013

Monks Path is an excellent holiday home in a great location. The local pubs offer delicious food and the nearby village has a couple of useful shops providing very friendly service. Isle of Wight is great to visit with families Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Marion D - Aug 2013

Wonderful family holiday, three generations enjoyed unbroken sunshine, eating outside, playing in the pool and even watching Andy Murrey winning Wimbledon. Would not change a thing, have booked for next year! Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Joanne H - Oct 2012

Fantastic property for a large group, very comfortable with everything you could need provided. The swimming pool was fantastic as it was kept at a great temperature - we swam everyday and the kids loved it. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Kate M - May 2012

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Rachel M - Jan 2012

We spent a lovely Christmas with all our family. House was well equipped and Christmas decorations were super! Mild weather meant we had great fun in the garden, flying kites and playing hide & seek with the children. The Aga cooked our Limerstone Farm turkey beautifully! Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Deborah Al - Nov 2011

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Mark T - Jul 2011

Extremely comfortable and well positioned house for a relaxing holiday. The ambient temperature pool was very warm for almost the whole week and we made good use of the properties ample facilities. Would recommend. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Philippa N - Oct 2010

Fantastic cottage with great facilities. We hadn't planned to use the pool, but the owner recommended it over the telephone, so we did so. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Marion P - Jul 2010

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Paul M - Jun 2010

Lots of space, clean, pool and grounds in a great location - what more do you want. The house is wonderful, big, clean and has great facilities. 100% happy and will no doubt return for another visit. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Lester - Apr 2010

By some margin the best hol house we've rented. No complaints at all. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Derek C - Jul 2009

The towels supplied for pool use were excellent. A more obvious external name for the house would be an advantage for those arriving in the dark. The paddock was very useful for kite flying. Every age group was well catered for, in our case 3 - 72 years. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

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Martin Phillips - Nov 2017

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Sally Mills - Sep 2017

Perfect week staying at Monks Path. The house has everything you could possibly want. It feels like home from home. The pool was beautifully warm so even on the most dreary cold day the kids still had a great time playing in the pool. We'll definitely be returning next year! Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Clare Chapple - Sep 2017

We have stayed in Monks Path for many summers. It is an absolutely delightful property and the swimming pool and trampoline are firm favourites with the children. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Mrs Pardoe - Sep 2017

50 words are not enough, I've had to use bullet points! Monks Path, Fabulous,everything is there.Pool hot,comfy bedrooms,fantastic kitchen,huge dining room,comforting lounges.Toy room loads of games.Spotlessly clean,a joy to stay in.Well done to all caring for Monks Path Thank you We are booked to return next year. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Ruth Fox - Aug 2017

we had a lovely week at monks path with all the family. the weather was not to bad and the house and pool a great hit with the children loved it Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Keith Earley - Jul 2017

Absolutely superb home from home. Comfortable, roomy and luxuriously appointed, including great range of toys/games to amuse the children. We were so lucky with the weather so the pool and beautiful private garden were were the centre of activity. Kitchen was a joy to work in with every conceivable facility. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Bernie Garman - Sep 2016

My family including Grandchildren spent a week together in this fantastic house and had a great time. The house has everything a family could possibly need and more. The playroom was a big hit! The house is situated in a very peaceful location and we felt very much at home. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

booth judith - Jun 2016

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Hilary Duffield - Jun 2016

A beautiful,comfortable home in a fantastic location. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

M James - Nov 2015

Thank you. The house was excellent, well appointed, clean and well maintained, comfortable and worked well for our group. Island Cottages did a good job with the booking too. We loved the location- walking out the back and riding our bikes each day. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Martyn Smith - Jun 2015

Excellent . Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Dawn Ford - May 2015

Beautiful house, so well equipped to a very high standard with everything to keep little ones and adults happy. Play room was a huge hit. Luckily we were able to use the lovely warm pool. 4 generations aged 18 months to 94 years had a wonderful holiday. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Julia Crouch - Apr 2015

Monk's Path was excellent accommodation, perfect location & cleanliness. We followed owners recommendations of where to eat & visit, the most well equipped house we have stayed in. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Sarah Hall - Oct 2013

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

J Warwick - Sep 2013

Monks Path is an excellent holiday home in a great location. The local pubs offer delicious food and the nearby village has a couple of useful shops providing very friendly service. Isle of Wight is great to visit with families Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Marion D - Aug 2013

Wonderful family holiday, three generations enjoyed unbroken sunshine, eating outside, playing in the pool and even watching Andy Murrey winning Wimbledon. Would not change a thing, have booked for next year! Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Joanne H - Oct 2012

Fantastic property for a large group, very comfortable with everything you could need provided. The swimming pool was fantastic as it was kept at a great temperature - we swam everyday and the kids loved it. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Kate M - May 2012

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Rachel M - Jan 2012

We spent a lovely Christmas with all our family. House was well equipped and Christmas decorations were super! Mild weather meant we had great fun in the garden, flying kites and playing hide & seek with the children. The Aga cooked our Limerstone Farm turkey beautifully! Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Deborah Al - Nov 2011

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Mark T - Jul 2011

Extremely comfortable and well positioned house for a relaxing holiday. The ambient temperature pool was very warm for almost the whole week and we made good use of the properties ample facilities. Would recommend. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Philippa N - Oct 2010

Fantastic cottage with great facilities. We hadn't planned to use the pool, but the owner recommended it over the telephone, so we did so. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Marion P - Jul 2010

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Paul M - Jun 2010

Lots of space, clean, pool and grounds in a great location - what more do you want. The house is wonderful, big, clean and has great facilities. 100% happy and will no doubt return for another visit. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Lester - Apr 2010

By some margin the best hol house we've rented. No complaints at all. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Derek C - Jul 2009

The towels supplied for pool use were excellent. A more obvious external name for the house would be an advantage for those arriving in the dark. The paddock was very useful for kite flying. Every age group was well catered for, in our case 3 - 72 years. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

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Monks Path Holiday Availability

Popular Holiday Weeks Available for Self catering holidays at Monks Path

Monks Path has 119 days available for Isle of Wight self catering holidays from the 19th November 2017 to 31st December 2018. That means Monks Path is 70.83% booked for this holiday period with 41.3 weeks confirmed so far.

Monks Path Local Holiday Information

Limerstone, Isle of Wight local attractions for a self catering holiday at Monks Path

The pretty village of Brighstone has a great mix of thatched and period housing. The village centre is a vibrant place with a couple of shops and a pub and a restaurant. The Brighstone is by the sea and on the coast there is a long shingle and sand beach which extends up and down the west coast.

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

Eating and Drinking in and around Brighstone, Isle of Wight

The Three Bishops, Brighstone
Brighstone Isle of Wight and near Monks Path Cottage
Three Bishops Public House Brighstone Isle of WIght

The Three Bishops, Brighstone - A public house at the heart of Brighstone. A large sunny garden and within a short walk of the beach at Brighstone. threebishopspub.co.uk

Website: threebishopspub.co.uk
Seven Cafe Brighstone
Brighstone Isle of Wight and near Monks Path Cottage
Seven Cafe Brighstone Isle of Wight

Seven Cafe, Brighstone - A cafe with decked area to enjoy breakfast and lunch.

Website: Seven Cafe
Sun Inn Brook
Brook near Brighstone Isle of Wight and near Monks Path Cottage
Sun Inn Brighstone Isle of Wight

Sun Inn, Brook - A public house with a sunny garden between Brook and Brighstone. sun-hulverstone.com

Website: sun-hulverstone.com
The Crown Inn
Shorwell near Brighstone Isle of Wight and near Monks Path Cottage
Crown Inn Brighstone Isle of Wight

The Crown Inn, in nearby Shorwell - A lovely riverside public house in the little village of Shorwell. Enjoy good food with a table next to the little river which teams with fish and bird life.

Website: crowninnshorwell.co.uk

To See and Do Around Brighstone, Isle of Wight

Brighstone Beach - The sand and shingle beach at Brighstone is a short walk from the village centre. The West coast beach extends all the way to Blackgang in the South and Freshwater in the West. Find out more about Brighstone Beach.

Walking the Downs - Footpaths from Brighstone take you up onto the Down from which you can take a hill top walk to Freshwater Bay to the West or Carisbrooke to the East. The Down affords wonderful views of the Isle of Wight and some vantage points allow you to see almost the whole of the West side of the Isle of Wight. Alternatively, one can follow the coastal path from Brighstone and enjoy the dramatic coastline towards Alum Bay which takes in Brook and Freshwater Bay.

Isle of Wight Cycling Near Monks Path Cottage

Cycle Route 1
Freshwater - Yarmouth - Totland - Alum Bay

The ride starts in Freshwater Bay, joins a cycle track on the edge of Freshwater town going to Yarmouth. After seeing Yarmouth, with it's castle and boutique shops, the route continues to Totland and Totland Bay, where there is a beautiful beach, and on towards Alum Bay where we turn back towards Freshwater.

This Isle of Wight cycle route runs near to Monks Path Cottage at Brighstone

Details: Cycle Route 1 Isle of Wight
Cycle Route 2
Freshwater - Yarmouth - Wellow - Chessell - Nr Brook

Marked route taking in two lovely stretches of countryside and attractive rural and seaside villages on the west of the Isle of Wight.The ride starts in Freshwater, goes along the cycle path to Yarmouth, across to Wellow and Chessell by road and then across the Tennyson Trail back to Freshwater.

This Isle of Wight cycle route runs near to Monks Path Cottage at Brighstone

Details: Cycle Route 2 Isle of Wight

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Isle of Wight Adventure Activities
West Isle of Wight near Monks Path Cottage
Isle of Wight Adventure Activities

A wide range of organised outdoor and indoor activities including kayaking, indoor climbing, coasteering, archery and paddleboarding.

Website: isleofwightadventureactivities.co.uk
West Wight Alpacas
West Isle of Wight near Monks Path Cottage
West Wight Alpacas

West Wight Alpacas - These alpacas would love you to join them walking along spectacular scenic trails in West Wight. Alpaca trekking is a fun outdoor adventure for all the family. No matter what your age, you’ll love them.

Website: www.westwightalpacas.co.uk
Butterfly Paragliding
West Isle of Wight near Monks Path Cottage
Butterfly Paragliding

Butterfly Tandem Paragliding Centre, found at Chale on the West side of the Isle of Wight specialises in first flight experiences for absolute beginners of all ages.

Website: www.paraglide.uk.com
Freshwater Bay Golf Club
West Isle of Wight near Monks Path Cottage
Freshwater Bay Golf Club

18 hole West Isle of Wight golf club with single day and holiday memberships.

Website: freshwaterbaygolfclub.co.uk

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West Isle of Wight Information

The West of the Isle of Wight is best known for its unspoilt nature and dramatic coastline. The areas is far less commercialised and the many of the beaches can be enjoyed almost to ones self. West Isle of Wight beaches include Totland Bay, Freshwater Bay, Compton Beach, Brook Beach and Bembridge Beach.

Inland are the Tennyson Downs which connect Alum Bay to Carisbrooke. The Downs make a lovely walk even if you choose only to do a short part of them. Cycle paths and footpaths are especially numerous in this part of the Isle of Wight. View more West Isle of Wight Cottages

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Isle of Wight Holiday Guide

A selection of local attractions from wightinfo.co.uk

Brighstone BeachBrighstone BeachBrighstone Beach is sand and shingle bay within a short walk of the centre of Brighstone. The long beach is a wonderful summer season retreat from the... Read more »
Brighstone Village ShopBrighstone Village Shop Isle of WightExcellent local shop in the village of Brighstone. The shop is very popular locally and they have an reputation for selling good food from daily essentials to... Read more »
Appletree CottageLovely 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... Read more »
Outside Photo of Westview 2017

Westview Cottage in Shorwell Isle of Wight has a new outside photo showing its location at the heart of the village. Shorwell is a lovely rural and peaceful location with a small post office and a village pub. Westview is also within a short distance of the coastal bays and beaches along the South West …

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Stable Cottage updated 2017

Stable Cottage has new photos showing some of the updates and changes for the 2017 self catering holiday season. Stable Cottage is a beautiful thatched self catering holiday rental cottage in the attractive seaside village of Brighstone. The village is within a few minutes walk of the beach at the heart of the village is …

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Driftwood Cottage Photos 2017

There are new photos of Driftwood Cottage to show the updates and changes for the 2017 self catering holiday season on the Isle of Wight. Driftwood Cottage is located on the coast near Brighstone and within a short drive of Freshwater to the West. This seaside location puts you within a few minutes walk of …

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Brighstone Brew House 2017 Updates

Brighstone Brew House has new photos for 2017 to reflect some of the updates for this holiday season. Brighstone is an increasingly popular holiday destination due to the proximity to excellent walks and cycle rides, the nearby coastline with lots of beaches and coves, the local attractions and amenities such as farm shops and local produce …

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New Westview Photos 2017

Westview self catering holiday cottage is located in the picturesque village of Shorwell and if within a short drive or cycle ride of the beaches of the West Coast of the Isle of Wight. The village has a public house and the neighbouring village of Brighstone has a village shop and a choice of places …

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Update Winkle Street Cottage Isle of Wight 2017

Winkle Street self catering cottage on the Isle of Wight has new photos showing updates and changes for the 2017 holiday season. Most notable is the new kitchen and Winkle Street Cottage which is new for this year. Winkle Street is a landmark of the Isle of Wight and is a quiet street of traditional …

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Photos of Apple Tree Cottage Isle of Wight 2017

Apple Tree Cottage in Brighstone on the Isle of Wight has new photos showing updates and changes made for the 2017 self catering holiday season. Brighstone is on the West of the Isle of Wight and is a peaceful village with an excellent local shop and public house. There are footpaths down to the sea …

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Dove Cottage New Photos 2017

Dove Cottage has been preparing for the 2017 holiday season on the Isle of Wight. Last week we took all new photos and updated the description of the cottage with the new features added. Here is a selection of some of the new photographs of Dove Cottage. For more information, including all the new photos, …

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Preview of New Photos for Field Cottage Isle of Wight

There are new photos coming soon for Field Cottage near Shalfleet on the North West of the Isle of Wight. Field Cottage has been redecorated for the 2017 holiday season and these are stunning new photos to show all the updates and improvements.  You will be able to see the new photos at Field Cottage …

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Brighstone and Brook Cottages Updated 2016

Brighstone and Brook are two attractive coastal villages on the West of the Isle of Wight and are characterised by their traditional cottages and historic centres. Both are located very close to the sea and have bays and beaches within a short walk. Brighstone and Brook also have excellent links to the rest of the …

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