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4 Star Cottage; Sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms; Children welcome

The Retreat is a lovely stone cottage beautifully situated in the coastal village of Bonchurch on the south coast of the Isle of Wight. There are sea views from the two main double bedrooms and a swimming pool in the garden. It is a spacious house with a large garden and private drive offering parking for 3 cars. Good public house for meals within a 4 minute walk. Almost direct access to the the coastal path which leads eastwards to the resort of Shanklin or westwards to Ventnor and Steep Hill Cove. Centrally heated, wood burning stove, complimentary WiFi and 'smart' television. This Isle of Wight cottage at Bonchurch sleeps 8 people in 4 bedrooms. Read full description

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Booking Fee £19.99 per booking Extra Bed £0.00 per week Pets (No. of) £31.00 per week Towels (Bath & Hand Towel) £4.29 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 £200 per booking

Pricing and Booking Notes for The Retreat

Arrival Time 16:00 Departure Time 10:00 Sleeps 8 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms 2
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Pam Sutherland -
We had a lovely stay! The pool was amazing! The decor throughout the house is really cool! We now have a thing for whales... in a very good way! - Sep 2017 - Cottage Rating 5 Stars

Russell Gray -
What an absolutely fantastic place to stay, enjoyed by the whole family. A Beautiful view from the bedroom, peaceful , comfortable and well furnished. We didn't want to leave! The pool was the icing on the cake. We will be rebooking for next year. - Jul 2017 - Cottage Rating 5 Stars

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Seahaze Villa Ventnor Isle of Wight
Seahaze Villa Ventnor Isle of Wight

Seahaze Villa

Ventnor Isle of Wight

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.

Spring Cottage Bonchurch Isle of Wight
Spring Cottage Bonchurch Isle of Wight

Spring Cottage

Bonchurch Isle of Wight

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.

Sea Shells by the Beach Cottage Bonchurch Isle of Wight
Sea Shells by the Beach Cottage Bonchurch Isle of Wight

Sea Shells by the Beach

Bonchurch Isle of Wight

New Cottage; Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms;
A wonderfully spacious and welcoming seaside holiday cottage within a few paces of the beach at Bonchurch and located on the coastal path to nearby Ventnor. Sea Shells on the Beach has 3 beautiful bedrooms decorated with a luxurious seaside theme. Within a short walk is the centre of the village of Bonchurch where there is a village pond and excellent local restaurant. The beach at nearby Ventnor is a popular holiday attraction.

Hadfield Cottage Bonchurch Isle of Wight
Hadfield Cottage Bonchurch Isle of Wight

Hadfield Cottage

Bonchurch Isle of Wight

Sleeps 7 plus a baby in 4 bedrooms
Hadfield Cottage is situated in the picturesque coastal village of Bonchurch and is less than 3 minutes walk from the sea. Bonchurch has an air of tranquillity with its lovely village pond, traditional style cottages and 11th century church. Restaurants and a public house are within easy walking distance. There is also a pleasant coastal walk to the nearby seaside resort of Ventnor.

Huish House Ventnor Isle of Wight
Huish House Ventnor Isle of Wight

Huish House

Ventnor Isle of Wight

New Cottage: Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms; children welcome
This lovely stone and flint house stands within a 10 minute walk of the centre of the charming seaside resort of Ventnor. It enjoys sea views from the upper 3 floors. It has been furnished and equipped with care to provide attactive and comfortable accommodation for 6 people in 3 bedrooms.

Dunnose Field Cottage Luccombe Isle of Wight
Dunnose Field Cottage Luccombe Isle of Wight

Dunnose Field Cottage

Luccombe Isle of Wight

New Cottage; Sleeps 2 in 1 bedroom
This small coastal cottage stands adjacent to the coastal path in the picturesque area of Luccombe on the south east coast of the Isle of Wight. It offers a wonderful peaceful retreat for 2 people with a fenced garden, double bedroom, sitting room, fitted kitchen and separate shower room. The small seaside village of Bonchurch and the larger resort of Shanklin are both within a delightful 20 to 25 minute walk. The foot paths go through some beautiful woodland and offer views of the sea at various points. The cottage overlooks an open field and is a superb spot for watching a variety of wild life including Red Squirrels, badgers and birds.

Little Orchard Cottage Bonchurch Isle of Wight
Little Orchard Cottage Bonchurch Isle of Wight

Little Orchard

Bonchurch Isle of Wight

New Property Sleeps 9 + 1 in 5 bedrooms
This beautiful traditional villa dates back to 1830 and stands within a 10 minute walk of the sea in the delightful small coastal village of Bonchurch. The beach of the larger seaside resort of Ventnor is within walking distance. The property has a wonderful country house feel with a delightful sitting room with open fire and french doors opening on to a veranda. There is also a lovely dining room with french doors opening on to the terrace; a well equipped fitted kitchen; a separate utility area; 5 delightful bedrooms - two double bedrooms, a twin room, a single room and a bunk bedroom; a family bathroom with bath basin and WC; a family shower room with walk in shower, basin and WC plus a cloakroom with WC and basin on the ground floor. Beautiful south facing secluded garden, with large lawn and terrace. Garden furniture so that meals can be enjoyed outside. Trampoline in a corner of garden. In line parking in drive for 2-3 cars.

Luccombe Cottage Shanklin Isle of Wight
Luccombe Cottage Shanklin Isle of Wight

Luccombe Cottage

Shanklin Isle of Wight

New Cottage; Sleeps 5 + 1 and a baby in 3 bedrooms;
Lovely rural cottage in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty within a 4 minute drive of both Shanklin and Bonchurch. Delightful views from the cottage. Wonderful walking area within a few minutes walk of the coastal path.

Stag Cottage Godshill Isle of Wight
Stag Cottage Godshill Isle of Wight

Stag Cottage

Godshill Isle of Wight

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 Appuldurcome 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.

Redway Granary Cottage Merstone Isle of Wight
Redway Granary Cottage Merstone Isle of Wight

Redway Granary

Merstone Isle of Wight

Sleeps 6 + 1 in 3 bedrooms; Children welcome
This wonderful property is situated on a lovely farm in beautiful countryside. It has recently been converted from a large old granary, the foundations of which date back to the 1700s. A fire in 1889 resulted in much of it being rebuilt. Redway Manor Granary has been renovated with the greatest care and wherever possible original features have been retained. There are beautiful views across the fields and nearby lakes to the downs. The sandy beaches of Sandown and Shanklin are within a 15 minute drive.

Seahaze Villa Ventnor Isle of Wight
Seahaze Villa Ventnor Isle of Wight

Seahaze Villa

Ventnor Isle of Wight

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.

Caustons Cottage Bembridge Isle of Wight
Caustons Cottage Bembridge Isle of Wight

Caustons

Bembridge Isle of Wight

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.

Chine Side Cottage Shanklin Isle of Wight
Chine Side Cottage Shanklin Isle of Wight

Chine Side

Shanklin Isle of Wight

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.

Western Lines Cottage Ventnor Isle of Wight
Western Lines Cottage Ventnor Isle of Wight

Western Lines

Ventnor Isle of Wight

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.

Greenside Cottage Cowes Isle of Wight
Greenside Cottage Cowes Isle of Wight

Greenside

Cowes Isle of Wight

Sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms plus a baby in a cot
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. It is less than half a mile from the beach at Gurnard. The centre of Cowes is a 15-minute walk from the house.

Iona Cottage Seaview Isle of Wight
Iona Cottage Seaview Isle of Wight

Iona Cottage

Seaview Isle of Wight

New Cottage; Sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms
Light and spacious holiday cottage within a short walk of three excellent sandy beaches around Seaview on the East of the Isle of Wight. Iona is a modern and luxurious self catering cottage idea for family holidays on the Isle of Wight.

Virginia Cottage Carisbrooke Isle of Wight
Virginia Cottage Carisbrooke Isle of Wight

Virginia Cottage

Carisbrooke Isle of Wight

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.

Bay View Cottage Seaview Isle of Wight
Bay View Cottage Seaview Isle of Wight

Bay View

Seaview Isle of Wight

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.

Shalfleet Manor Farmhouse Cottage Shalfleet Isle of Wight
Shalfleet Manor Farmhouse Cottage Shalfleet Isle of Wight

Shalfleet Manor Farmhouse

Shalfleet Isle of Wight

Farmhouse with swimming pool - Sleeps 8 + baby in 4 bedrooms; Children welcome
This farmhouse is attractively situated on the edge of the pretty village of Shalfleet towards the West side of the Isle of Wight. The cottage adjoins the grounds of Shalfleet Manor House and has its own private entrance into a quiet lane which leads from the village to a footpath on Newtown Creek. This estuary, which is only a few minutes walk from the farmhouse, is part of a National Nature Reserve and is in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Several secluded bays and beaches are within 10 minutes drive.

Byre Cottage Shanklin Isle of Wight
Byre Cottage Shanklin Isle of Wight

Byre Cottage

Shanklin Isle of Wight

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.

Field Cottage Ningwood Isle of Wight
Field Cottage Ningwood Isle of Wight

Field Cottage

Ningwood Isle of Wight

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.

Hackney Stable Cottage Merstone Isle of Wight
Hackney Stable Cottage Merstone Isle of Wight

Hackney Stable Cottage

Merstone Isle of Wight

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.

Apse Wood Cottage Shanklin Isle of Wight
Apse Wood Cottage Shanklin Isle of Wight

Apse Wood Cottage

Shanklin Isle of Wight

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.

Sea Shells by the Beach Cottage Bonchurch Isle of Wight
Sea Shells by the Beach Cottage Bonchurch Isle of Wight

Sea Shells by the Beach

Bonchurch Isle of Wight

New Cottage; Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms;
A wonderfully spacious and welcoming seaside holiday cottage within a few paces of the beach at Bonchurch and located on the coastal path to nearby Ventnor. Sea Shells on the Beach has 3 beautiful bedrooms decorated with a luxurious seaside theme. Within a short walk is the centre of the village of Bonchurch where there is a village pond and excellent local restaurant. The beach at nearby Ventnor is a popular holiday attraction.

Driftwood Cottage Brighstone Isle of Wight
Driftwood Cottage Brighstone Isle of Wight

Driftwood Cottage

Brighstone Isle of Wight

Sleeps 6 + 1 in 3 bedrooms; Children welcome
Driftwood is within a three minute walk of the beach at Brighstone on the south west coast of the Isle of Wight – a quiet beach where swimming and paddling can be enjoyed. This is “An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty“ and a delightful walking area. Driftwood is attractively situated in a small courtyard of cottages. There are coastal or lovely downland views from most of the rooms. It has been furnished and equipped with care to provide lovely accommodation Wifi and telephone available. Ferries booked for preferential prices.

Bramble Cottage Bowcombe Isle of Wight
Bramble Cottage Bowcombe Isle of Wight

Bramble Cottage

Bowcombe Isle of Wight

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.

Stanwell Barn Cottage Bembridge Isle of Wight
Stanwell Barn Cottage Bembridge Isle of Wight

Stanwell Barn

Bembridge Isle of Wight

Sleeps 7 + 1 in 4 bedrooms
Stanwell Barn is a large stone barn which has recently been skilfully converted to provide superb accommodation. Original features such as exposed beams and stone walls have been retained. The property has been furnished and equipped to a high standard with under floor heating, and oak and tiled floors. It has a wonderful feeling of light and space. Apart from one bedroom all of the accommodation is on the ground floor.

Christmas Cottage Godshill Isle of Wight
Christmas Cottage Godshill Isle of Wight

Christmas Cottage

Godshill Isle of Wight

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.

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

The Retreat is a non smoking cottage. WiFi Internet is provided free of charge at The Retreat. The Retreat 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.

The Retreat Guest Comments

Reviews and feedback for The Retreat and holidays on the Isle of Wight

3 Guest Reviews for The Retreat
5 Stars - (2)
Pam Sutherland - Sep 2017

We had a lovely stay! The pool was amazing! The decor throughout the house is really cool! We now have a thing for whales... in a very good way! Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Russell Gray - Jul 2017

What an absolutely fantastic place to stay, enjoyed by the whole family. A Beautiful view from the bedroom, peaceful , comfortable and well furnished. We didn't want to leave! The pool was the icing on the cake. We will be rebooking for next year. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

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3 Stars - (1)
Lesley Fuller - Oct 2017

Spacious house with a lovely garden and good sized heated pool Cottage Rating: 3 Stars

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Pam Sutherland - Sep 2017

We had a lovely stay! The pool was amazing! The decor throughout the house is really cool! We now have a thing for whales... in a very good way! Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Russell Gray - Jul 2017

What an absolutely fantastic place to stay, enjoyed by the whole family. A Beautiful view from the bedroom, peaceful , comfortable and well furnished. We didn't want to leave! The pool was the icing on the cake. We will be rebooking for next year. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

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The Retreat Holiday Availability

Popular Holiday Weeks Available for Self catering holidays at The Retreat

The Retreat has 1 days available for Isle of Wight self catering holidays from the 18th November 2017 to 31st December 2018. That means The Retreat is 99.76% booked for this holiday period with 58.3 weeks confirmed so far.

The Retreat Local Holiday Information

Bonchurch, Isle of Wight local attractions for a self catering holiday at The Retreat

Ventnor is a beautiful coastal town on the South East of the Isle of Wight. The location is renowned for it's microclimate which is allows exotic species of plants to grow and a number of these can be seen at the Botanical Gardens in Ventnor. The beach at Ventnor is popular with holiday visitors and locals alike due to the gently sloping sand and fine shingle beach and pleasant water for swimming. The little town boasts a good variety of shops and restaurants as well as an excellent wine bar on the seafront. The coastal path runs through Ventnor and it is possible to explore the dramatic and beautiful coastline in both directions. View more Holiday Cottages in Ventnor, Isle of Wight

Just inland from Ventnor is White Falconry which offer falconry demonstrations. White Falconry rehabilitate and conserve Isle of Wight birds of prey and are trying to maintain the wild bird population. The displays are popular with all ages and few fail to be amazed by the agility and skill of the birds. - www.whitefalconry.com

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

Eating and Drinking In and Around Ventnor

The Spy Glass Inn
Ventnor, Isle of Wight
Spy Glass Ventnor Isle of Wight

A lovely seaside position and popular with visitors to Ventnor this is a great place to enjoy lunch with views over Ventnor Beach. The Spyglass Inn is also popular with walkers who are taking the coastal path.

Website: The Spy Glass
Telephone: 01983 855 338
Address: The Spyglass Inn, Esplanade, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 1JX
The Met Bar
Ventnor, Isle of Wight
The Met Bar Isle of Wight

Tasty tapas and a good selection of wines make the Met Bar a popular place to eat out in Ventnor. Many tables enjoy views of Ventnor beach. http://www.metwinebar.co.uk/

Website:The Met Bar
Telephone: 01983 855441
Address: The Met Bar, Esplanade, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 1JP
The Pond Cafe
Bonchurch, Isle of Wight
Pond Cafe Bonchurch Isle of Wight

The Pond Cafe offers excellent lunches and dinners in the pretty little village of Bonchurch near Ventnor.

Website:The Pond Cafe
Telephone: 01983 855666
Address: Bonchurch Village Road, Ventnor, Isle of Wight. PO38 1RG
Buddle Inn
Niton Undercliff, Isle of Wight
Buddle Inn Niton Undercliff Isle of Wight

A traditional public house with lovely location overlooking the sea at Niton Undercliff. Niton Undercliff is signposted from the road between Niton and Ventnor. The Buddle Inn is a lovely stop as part of a walk along the South Isle of Wight coastal path.

Website:The Buddle Inn
El Toro
Ventnor, Isle of Wight
El Toro Ventnor Isle of Wight

Right in the heart of Ventnor you'll find what is probably the only authentic Spanish tapas bar on the Island. You'll receive a warm welcome from Lorraine, Serafin, Alfonsa, Nell and Patxi, and having tried our delicious homemade food we're sure you'll be tempted to come again another day.

Website: El Toro Ventnor
Address: 2 Pier Street, Ventnor PO38 1ST
Telephone: 01983 857600
Rex Piano Bar
Ventnor, Isle of Wight
Rex Piano Bar Ventnor Isle of Wight

The Rex Piano Bar and Restaurant is part of the landmark Art Deco building called Kingsview and enjoys spectacular views over Ventnor Bay and along the coast towards St Catherine's Point.

Website: Rex Piano Bar
Address: Kingsview, 23 Church Street, Ventnor PO38 1SN
Telephone: 01983 853355
Phileas Foggs
Ventnor, Isle of Wight
Phileas Foggs Ventnor Isle of Wight

At Phileas Foggs we are proud of our award winning food and service. We have wonderfully varied menu and an impressive specials board that will have your taste buds tingling before the food even arrives.

Website: Phileas Foggs
Address: 11 High Street, Ventnor PO38 1RZ
Telephone: 01983 855 500

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

The historic seaside village of Bonchurch is a charming holiday location on the South of the Isle of Wight. The little village has a sand and shingle beach as well as a beautiful centre arranged around the village pond. The 11th century church in Bonchurch is well worth a visit. The coastal path from Bonchurch is a quick route into Ventnor and the walk takes around 15 to 20 minutes.

The Chrurch at Bonchurch featured on our blog and where you will find photos and more information about this beautiful building. (Bonchurch Church)

Eating and Drinking In and Around Bonchurch

The Pond Cafe, Bonchurch - A lovely restaurant in the pretty village of Bonchurch. Good food and a view of the attractive pond at the heart of the village of Bonchurch. The Pond Cafe

Spyglass Inn, Ventnor - A lovely seaside position and popular with visitors to Ventnor this is a great place to enjoy lunch with views over Ventnor Beach. The Spyglass Inn is also popular with walkers who are taking the coastal path. http://thespyglass.com/

Met Bar, Ventnor - Tasty tapas and a good selection of wines make the Met Bar a popular place to eat out in Ventnor. Many tables enjoy views of Ventnor beach. http://www.metwinebar.co.uk/

The Hambrough, Ventnor - Luxurious restaurant with delicious food worthy of their Michelin Star. Ideal for treating someone special. - The Hambrough

Family Attractions

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 www.blackgangchine.com/

Sports and Leisure

Ventnor Golf Club - 12 hole South Isle of Wight golf club with single day and holiday memberships. www.ventnorgolfclub.co.uk

South Isle of Wight Information

The South of the Isle of Wight is a wonderful mix of pretty beaches and dramatic coastal landscape. The sand and shingle beach at Ventnor is one of the more popular holiday locations but hidden gems such as Bonchurch and Steephill Cove are really worth a visit too.

The coastal path around the South Coast of the Isle of Wight is a particularly beautiful stretch to explore and passes a number of attractive sites which include Steephill Cove, Orchard Bay and St Catherine's Light House at Niton Undercliff. Some of this area has been prone to erosion so you must stick to the footpath and take heed of diversions.

Inland one finds a beautiful rural area with high downs from which panoramic views can be enjoyed. A Botanical garden at Ventnor takes advantage of a warm micro climate found in this part of the Island. View more South Isle of Wight Cottages

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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 »

The Retreat Pet Policy

Information about bringing your pets or dog to The Retreat Cottage Bonchurch Isle of Wight

Specific Pet Policy for The Retreat

Two dogs are welcome and the garden is walled and gated but not dog proof for smaller dogs. 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

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