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4 Star Cottage; Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms; Children welcome
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Wagtails is situated in a quiet country lane on the outskirts of the pretty village of Brighstone. This lovely detached bungalow has recently been refurbished to a very high standard with meticulous attention to detail. It provides very attractive and comfortable facilities for four people with two bedrooms and two bath/shower rooms. The property has attractive front and rear garden areas with care having been taken to provide guests with a variety of areas for relaxation, including a cosy summerhouse. In addition, a stunning raised terrace provides the perfect sunny setting for al fresco dining. This Isle of Wight cottage at Brighstone sleeps 4 people in 2 bedrooms. Wagtails has availability and prices for self catering holidays in 2018. Read full description

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Beach
20min
Shop
15min
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Electric
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1 Bath
Tub
1 Walk in
Shower
2 WCs
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Wagtails Cottage Booking / Availability

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26 May - 1 Jun 2018
775 per week
2 Jun - 8 Jun 2018
615 per week
9 Jun - 15 Jun 2018
629 per week
16 Jun - 22 Jun 2018
629 per week
23 Jun - 29 Jun 2018
649 per week
30 Jun - 6 Jul 2018
725 per week
7 Jul - 13 Jul 2018
775 per week
14 Jul - 20 Jul 2018
825 per week
21 Jul - 27 Jul 2018
995 per week
28 Jul - 24 Aug 2018
1095 per week
15 Sep - 21 Sep 2018
509 per week
22 Sep - 28 Sep 2018
425 per week
29 Sep - 19 Oct 2018
349 per week
20 Oct - 26 Oct 2018
579 per week
27 Oct - 2 Nov 2018
339 per week

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Wagtails 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) £4.29 per person per week WiFi Internet £12.00 per week Heating & Electricity Free of chargeBed Linen Free of chargeBooking Deposit 25% cottage rental (£125.00 min) Security Bond £100 per booking

Pricing and Booking Notes for Wagtails

Arrival Time 15:00 Departure Time 10:00 Sleeps 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 2

Introduction

Wagtails is a self-catering bungalow situated on the edge of Brighstone.It was built in the 1990s and has recently been extensively refurbished by the current owners.We have tried to provide as much information as possible in this statement, but if you do have any queries please do call.We look forward to welcoming you.

Pre-Arrival

  • Details of the property can be found at www.islandcottageholidays.com/cottages/wagtails.html.
  • Bookings/enquiries can be made via online booking form, email, fax or phone through Island Cottage Holidays.
  • Contact Details – mail@islandcottageholidays.com; Tel: 01929 481555; Fax: 01929 481070; Web: islandcottageholidays.com.
  • All guests are provided with written directions to the property by our agent, Island Cottage Holidays.
  • The nearest bus stop is around 30m away.
  • The nearest large town is Newport, which is around 8 miles away.There are accessible taxis available there.
  • We can provide information in large print upon request.

Arrival and Car Parking Facilities

  • The garage and driveway are available for the parking of two small/medium sized family cars one behind the other, whilst larger vehicles may find it easier to park on the road at the bottom of the lane - a half minutes walk. The driveway, which is concrete and on a slight slope, is accessed off Gaggerhill Lane, a single track, unadopted road.Accordingly, guests will find it easier if they park if they reverse onto the driveway/into the garage.
  • The driveway is approximately 2.35m wide (at its narrowest point) and 4.35m deep. The entrance to the garage is 1.96m in height
  • There is also street parking available, approximately 45m from the property.
  • There are five steps (0.6m wide and 0.2m high)leading from the driveway to the front garden and one further step onto the front patio area.

Entrances

  • The front (patio) entrance has a 23cm step and a small wooden threshold.
  • Outside wall lighting is to the left of the door, which is controlled by an internal timer located in the hallway.
  • The front entrance leads directly into the conservatory/dining area.This area then leads directly into the kitchen via two small steps (95cm wide) and into the lounge also via two small steps and through glazed French doors (1.08m wide).
  • The side entrance has four steps (15cm high and 1m wide) leading to a UPVC door.

Property Layout

  • Please see attached floorplan of Wagtails, with door widths annotated throughout.

Conservatory/Dining Area

  • Dining table with four chairs.
  • Two wall mounted lights.
  • Tiled (heated) floor.
  • Built-in cupboard containing various small items.
  • Dimplex storage heater.

Kitchen

  • Worktop height 90.5cm over a range of floor cupboards.
  • Induction hob + fan assisted oven with drop down and concealed door.
  • Sink is 90.5cm high with a cupboard underneath.
  • Induction hob is 90.5cm high with an extractor unit and wall shelving.
  • Tall fridge freezer with doors hung on the left.
  • Microwave on shelf adjacent to fridge freezer 1.38m off the floor with the door hinged on the left.
  • Laminate flooring.
  • Low voltage centre ceiling light and extractor unit lights.
  • Wall mounted DAB radio and feature light.
  • Dimplex storage heater.
  • Stop tap underneath the sink.

Lounge

  • Carpeted with rug in front of fireplace.
  • One x 2-seater sofa, one x large 2-seater sofa bed and one tub chair.
  • Kawai 5’10” grand piano (available on request) and piano stool.
  • Wall mounted LG 42” LCD TV linked to Sky+HD box, Sony Blu-Ray player, Onkyo power amplifier, Cambridge Audio DAB radio and Kef 5xspeaker surround system with subwoofer (all with remote controls as appropriate and instruction guide in Welcome Pack).
  • Two Dimplex storage heaters.
  • Open fireplace with recessed woodburner.
  • Ceiling light, “Tiffany” glass lamp, and two floor mounted adjustable spot lights.
  • Pair of glazed wooden French doors.
  • Wall mounted bookcase, side table, wooden bureau, footstool and coffee table.

Hallway

  • Carpeted with two ceiling lights and UPVC side entrance door.
  • Cupboard housing boiler, main fuse box & master switch for both showers.
  • Dimplex storage heater.
  • Two wall-mounted mirrors.

Master Bedroom (w/en-suite)

  • Double bed with height of 60cm to top of mattress.
  • Bedside cabinets each side of the bed.
  • 2 bedside lights.
  • Cotton sheets, duvet covers and pillow cases.
  • Full length fitted wardrobes with slight return and combination of hanging/shelved storage space with opening doors.
  • Ceiling light switched at the doorway.
  • Opening French doors to rear garden.
  • Dimplex storage heater.

En-suite WC

  • WC and wash hand basin.
  • Wall mirror over the basin.
  • Four Halogen spot lights.
  • Extractor fan (operated from a switch above the door).
  • Karndean flooring with underfloor heating (operated from a unit on the wall behind the bedroom door).
  • Sliding glass shower screen.
  • Walk-in electronic/remote controlled shower (operating unit is on the wall near the shower door).

Second Bedroom

  • Zip and link (twin) bed with height of 66cm to mattress.
  • Bedside cabinets each side of the bed.
  • 2 bedside lights.
  • Cotton sheets, duvet covers and pillow cases.
  • Wardrobe with combination of hanging/shelved storage space with opening doors.
  • Ceiling light switched at the doorway.
  • Opening French door to rear.
  • Dimplex storage heater.

Bathroom

  • Roll top bath with overhead electronic/remote controlled shower(operating unit is on the wall near the basin).
  • WC.
  • Basin with mirror above and glass shelf below.
  • Wall light each side of the mirror.
  • Bidet.
  • Karndean flooring with underfloor heating (operated from a unit in the hallway next to the full length mirror).
  • Low level shelving and cupboards next to the bidet.

Front Garden

  • Summerhouse on small wooden terraced area fitted with rattan sofa/chair, floor mounted spotlight, two table lights, two tables, CD/radio player with separate speaker.
  • Small, grassed area adjacent to path with low maintenance stone garden/shrubs on either side.
  • Patio area outside the French doors is block paved and has a small wooden table with two wooden seats.
  • Wall mounted outside light switched from hallway (adjacent to UPVC door).
  • 7 steps (20cm in height) up to large terrace with wooden dining table, four wooden chairs and two sun loungers.
  • Shed in the corner of the terrace containing cushions for chairs/sun loungers.
  • Log store underneath the steps.
  • Block paving/stone side path leading to rear garden.

Rear Garden

  • Patio terrace area with rattan sofas/chairs/table, two glass tables, and small …..table with two chairs (covers are available in the adjacent office).
  • Covered swing seat.
  • The patio area leads down (22cm step) to the office, which contains a large desk/office chair and bookshelves.
  • External water tap is available on the wall outside the bathroom (Please ensure firmly turned off after use).

Additional Information

  • Information folder available inside the property.
  • Mobile reception is fair depending upon provider.
  • Wi-fi available for a small extra charge (unlimited usage allowance).
  • Sky +HD with Sky “Original Bundle” package.
For more information about cottages with facilities for disabled guests and easy access cottages for those with impaired mobility visit Easy Access Cottages

Kirsty Hardwick -
Lovely cottage, beautifully decorated and spacious. Very impressed by the mod cons. Village pub closed at 9pm apart from Friday and Saturday nights but local store and village are excellent. - Nov 2017 - Cottage Rating 5 Stars

Darrell Belcher -
Superb cottage with excellent facilities. The best we've stayed in so far. It as so good, we've already booked the same place for next year! - Nov 2017 - Cottage Rating 5 Stars

Rebecca Halstead -
Had a lovely week at Wagtails - really comfortable and clean cottage. Very well equipped. A short drive to the most beautiful coastline on the island. Our car was a bit big for onsite parking but had no problem parking on the road nearby. - Oct 2017 - Cottage Rating 5 Stars

David Edgely -
Lovely comfortable and homely cottage and great location. The parking takes a bit of getting used to if you have a big car. Brighstone is also a lovely little village with great amenities. The walks up the lane and through the woods and hills were superb. Will definately go back - Oct 2017 - Cottage Rating 5 Stars

Rhona Manning -
Wagtails is perfect.Hazel was fantastic and VERY helpful. We had no problems booking with Island Cottage Holidays and it was amazing booking the ferry with them as we saved around £100, I loved it so much I had a few tears when the ferry left the island coming home! - Aug 2017 - Cottage Rating 5 Stars

Cooper -
Quality cottage, felt like boutique hotel. All facilities help to provide ideal relaxing holiday. So impressed we are booked in for next year. - Aug 2017 - Cottage Rating 5 Stars

Annamarie Bannell -
Beautiful cottage catering for all your needs ...even those you did not think of. - Jul 2017 - Cottage Rating 5 Stars

Valerie Page -
Wagtails is a great place to stay - comfortable, well equipped and spotlessly clean. It's in a quiet spot, has excellent outdoor seating areas and there's a good village shop nearby. Hazel's friendly meet and greet was much appreciated. Definitely a 5 star holiday home. - Jun 2017 - Cottage Rating 5 Stars

Janet Smith -
Lovely cottage highly recommended would like to stay again lovely part of the island, five stars - Dec 2016 - Cottage Rating 5 Stars

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Brook Lodge Whitwell Isle of Wight

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Meadow End Wing Cottage Alverstone Isle of Wight

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The Clock House Ventnor Isle of Wight
The Clock House Ventnor Isle of Wight

The Clock House

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Sleeps 2 + 1 small child in 1 bedroom.
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Bridgecourt Manor Cottage Godshill Isle of Wight
Bridgecourt Manor Cottage Godshill Isle of Wight

Bridgecourt Manor Cottage

Godshill Isle of Wight

Sleeps 5 plus a baby in a cot in 3 bedrooms
Located in the grounds of an old manor house in beautiful South Wight countryside near the picturesque village of Godshill. The Manor House is surrounded by lovely gardens which the cottage overlooks. Bridgecourt Manor Cottage is a stone cottage, converted from an ancient forge which dates back to the 1600’s. It provides attractive and comfortable accommodation for 5 people in 3 bedrooms.

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

Wagtails is a non smoking cottage. WiFi Internet is provided at a charge of £12.00 at Wagtails. Wagtails is available for weekly self catering holiday bookings from Saturday to Saturday. The normal arrival time at this holiday cottage is 15:00 and the normal departure time is 10:00.

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

Wagtails Guest Comments

Reviews and feedback for Wagtails and holidays on the Isle of Wight

25 Guest Reviews for Wagtails
5 Stars - (25)
Kirsty Hardwick - Nov 2017

Lovely cottage, beautifully decorated and spacious. Very impressed by the mod cons. Village pub closed at 9pm apart from Friday and Saturday nights but local store and village are excellent. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Darrell Belcher - Nov 2017

Superb cottage with excellent facilities. The best we've stayed in so far. It as so good, we've already booked the same place for next year! Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Rebecca Halstead - Oct 2017

Had a lovely week at Wagtails - really comfortable and clean cottage. Very well equipped. A short drive to the most beautiful coastline on the island. Our car was a bit big for onsite parking but had no problem parking on the road nearby. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

David Edgely - Oct 2017

Lovely comfortable and homely cottage and great location. The parking takes a bit of getting used to if you have a big car. Brighstone is also a lovely little village with great amenities. The walks up the lane and through the woods and hills were superb. Will definately go back Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Rhona Manning - Aug 2017

Wagtails is perfect.Hazel was fantastic and VERY helpful. We had no problems booking with Island Cottage Holidays and it was amazing booking the ferry with them as we saved around £100, I loved it so much I had a few tears when the ferry left the island coming home! Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Cooper - Aug 2017

Quality cottage, felt like boutique hotel. All facilities help to provide ideal relaxing holiday. So impressed we are booked in for next year. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Annamarie Bannell - Jul 2017

Beautiful cottage catering for all your needs ...even those you did not think of. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Valerie Page - Jun 2017

Wagtails is a great place to stay - comfortable, well equipped and spotlessly clean. It's in a quiet spot, has excellent outdoor seating areas and there's a good village shop nearby. Hazel's friendly meet and greet was much appreciated. Definitely a 5 star holiday home. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Janet Smith - Dec 2016

Lovely cottage highly recommended would like to stay again lovely part of the island, five stars Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Malcolm Coomber - Nov 2016

Clean , comfortable. Excellent accommodation. We have been renting cottages for many years and stayed in some beautiful properties, this has to be in our top five! Can highly recommend this to anyone. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Jenny McAree - Sep 2016

We had a wonderful week in Wagtails. Every detail had been taken care of in this well appointed bungalow. The meet and greet by Hazel was a nice touch. Wagtails is in a great location in a quiet friendly village. Will definitely be going back. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Barry Butcher - Sep 2016

Lovely clean cottage. Would recommend. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

June Johnston - Jul 2016

Loved everything about this cottage from the gardens,bed, log fire,views.. perfect home..perfect location. Will def return soon. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Barry Younge - Jul 2016

Would definitely visit again Wagtails is a lovely cottage,a car is a must but a great place to relax Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Karen Lindsay - May 2016

A truly beautiful comfortable clean well equipped Cottage Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

K Howell - Dec 2015

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

R Duxbury - Nov 2015

Really great cottage, obviously owners home, high quality furnishings etc Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Peter Garrett - Aug 2015

Lovely holiday property....if you book you will not be disappointed. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Mark Stevens - Aug 2015

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Maxine Templeman - Jul 2015

Fabulous cottage, lots of sitting outside areas as well as a fantastic separate lounge at the end of the garden so we could escape the children and TV. Great to have Sky too. Facilities were better than home! Would recommend to anyone Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Sue Fordham - Jul 2015

lovely property ! Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Douglas Watling - Jun 2015

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Sue Mayers - Jun 2015

wagtails was perfect Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Kayley Nash - Jun 2015

Lovely to stay in such a lovely cottage with modern tv and sound system. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Jayne Marshall - Jun 2015

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

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Kirsty Hardwick - Nov 2017

Lovely cottage, beautifully decorated and spacious. Very impressed by the mod cons. Village pub closed at 9pm apart from Friday and Saturday nights but local store and village are excellent. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Darrell Belcher - Nov 2017

Superb cottage with excellent facilities. The best we've stayed in so far. It as so good, we've already booked the same place for next year! Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Rebecca Halstead - Oct 2017

Had a lovely week at Wagtails - really comfortable and clean cottage. Very well equipped. A short drive to the most beautiful coastline on the island. Our car was a bit big for onsite parking but had no problem parking on the road nearby. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

David Edgely - Oct 2017

Lovely comfortable and homely cottage and great location. The parking takes a bit of getting used to if you have a big car. Brighstone is also a lovely little village with great amenities. The walks up the lane and through the woods and hills were superb. Will definately go back Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Rhona Manning - Aug 2017

Wagtails is perfect.Hazel was fantastic and VERY helpful. We had no problems booking with Island Cottage Holidays and it was amazing booking the ferry with them as we saved around £100, I loved it so much I had a few tears when the ferry left the island coming home! Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Cooper - Aug 2017

Quality cottage, felt like boutique hotel. All facilities help to provide ideal relaxing holiday. So impressed we are booked in for next year. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Annamarie Bannell - Jul 2017

Beautiful cottage catering for all your needs ...even those you did not think of. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Valerie Page - Jun 2017

Wagtails is a great place to stay - comfortable, well equipped and spotlessly clean. It's in a quiet spot, has excellent outdoor seating areas and there's a good village shop nearby. Hazel's friendly meet and greet was much appreciated. Definitely a 5 star holiday home. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Janet Smith - Dec 2016

Lovely cottage highly recommended would like to stay again lovely part of the island, five stars Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Malcolm Coomber - Nov 2016

Clean , comfortable. Excellent accommodation. We have been renting cottages for many years and stayed in some beautiful properties, this has to be in our top five! Can highly recommend this to anyone. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Jenny McAree - Sep 2016

We had a wonderful week in Wagtails. Every detail had been taken care of in this well appointed bungalow. The meet and greet by Hazel was a nice touch. Wagtails is in a great location in a quiet friendly village. Will definitely be going back. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Barry Butcher - Sep 2016

Lovely clean cottage. Would recommend. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

June Johnston - Jul 2016

Loved everything about this cottage from the gardens,bed, log fire,views.. perfect home..perfect location. Will def return soon. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Barry Younge - Jul 2016

Would definitely visit again Wagtails is a lovely cottage,a car is a must but a great place to relax Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Karen Lindsay - May 2016

A truly beautiful comfortable clean well equipped Cottage Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

K Howell - Dec 2015

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

R Duxbury - Nov 2015

Really great cottage, obviously owners home, high quality furnishings etc Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Peter Garrett - Aug 2015

Lovely holiday property....if you book you will not be disappointed. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Mark Stevens - Aug 2015

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Maxine Templeman - Jul 2015

Fabulous cottage, lots of sitting outside areas as well as a fantastic separate lounge at the end of the garden so we could escape the children and TV. Great to have Sky too. Facilities were better than home! Would recommend to anyone Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Sue Fordham - Jul 2015

lovely property ! Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Douglas Watling - Jun 2015

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Sue Mayers - Jun 2015

wagtails was perfect Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Kayley Nash - Jun 2015

Lovely to stay in such a lovely cottage with modern tv and sound system. Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

Jayne Marshall - Jun 2015

Cottage Rating: 5 Stars

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Wagtails Holiday Availability

Popular Holiday Weeks Available for Self catering holidays at Wagtails

Wagtails has 14 days available for Isle of Wight self catering holidays from the 6th May 2018 to 31st December 2018. That means Wagtails is 94.17% booked for this holiday period with 32.3 weeks confirmed so far.

Wagtails Local Holiday Information

Brighstone, Isle of Wight local attractions for a self catering holiday at Wagtails

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 Wagtails 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 Wagtails 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 Wagtails 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 Wagtails 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 Wagtails 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 Wagtails 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 Wagtails Cottage at Brighstone

Details: Cycle Route 2 Isle of Wight

More Isle of Wight Cycling Holiday Information Isle of Wight Cycling Holiday

Local Attractions West Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight Adventure Activities
West Isle of Wight near Wagtails 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 Wagtails 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 Wagtails 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 Wagtails Cottage
Freshwater Bay Golf Club

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

Website: freshwaterbaygolfclub.co.uk

More Isle of Wight Holiday Attractions

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 »

Wagtails Pet Policy

Information about bringing your pets or dog to Wagtails Cottage Brighstone Isle of Wight

Specific Pet Policy for Wagtails

One large or two medium dogs welcome. The rear courtyard is fenced and gated. Pets are not permitted on the furniture or in the bedrooms. We also ask owners not to leave dogs on their own in the property 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

Brighstone Brew House and Apple House 2018 Update

The West Isle of Wight self catering holiday homes of Brighstone Brew House and Apple House have new photos to show the updates for the 2018 holiday season. Apple House is a 2 bedroom cottage within a short walk of Colwell Bay and near Freshwater Bay. Brighstone Brew House is 2 bedroom cottage within a …

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Appletree Cottage New Photos 2017/2018

Appletree Cottage on the Isle of Wight has new photos showing updates for the 2018 self catering holiday season.  This thatched cottage in Brighstone has changed the bedroom configurations to better accommodate families. These new photos show some of these changes. Apple Tree Cottage New Photos Bedrooms Appletree Cottage Isle of Wight Appletree Cottage has …

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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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