Freshwater Bay seen from the footpath to the South East of Freshwater Bay. This lovely stretch of coastline is a lovely walking area and there are a number of beaches to visit along the route. Walking down past Freshwater Bay below and up on the Downs behind takes you to Tennyson Monument and then the Needles.
There are new photos of a number of Isle of Wight self catering holiday cottages. The following cottages have had new photos added this week and show new facilities and decoration for the 2014 holiday season.
The new photos include a first look at new bathrooms and bedrooms as well as newly refitted kitchens. These cottages are also have updated pages for faster loading on mobile devices so you can view them easily and quickly on mobile phones or tablets.
Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms; Children 5+ yrs welcome
This delightful Grade II listed stone cottage has been sympathetically converted from the former stables of the nearby Apse Manor. Groom Cottage is a large property with thick stone walls, wooden beams and an attractive appearance with four gables. It nestles within an enclosed courtyard approached through a lovely arched entrance. The original building dates back to 1695, and period stone door surrounds and lintels can be seen on its south elevation. Parking available adjacent to the cottage. View Groom Cottage Shanklin, Isle of Wight
Sleeps 4 and a baby in 2 bedrooms; Children welcome
This lovely Grade II listed stone cottage is attractively situated in a courtyard of 5 cottages in a delightful rural hamlet only 1.5 miles from the centre of shanklin, a seaside resort with a large sandy beach which gently slopes to the water and is ideal for swimming and paddling. View Harvest Cottage Shanklin, Isle of Wight
Sleeps 2 in 1 bedroom + 1 extra bed; Children welcome
This pretty cottage is attractively situated within a pleasant ten minute walk of the sandy beach of Ventnor or the quiet cove of Steephill on the south coast of the Island. Ventnor Park is at the rear of the cottage and paths lead through these gardens to the Esplanade. These gardens also adjoin the Botanical Garden of Ventnor which is renowned for its rare plants and the mild climate. The Clock House is one of a small group of cottages which have been converted from the original stables of Steephill Manor House. View The Clock House Ventnor, Isle of Wight
Sleeps 2 in 2 bedrooms + 1 extra bed; Children 4+ yrs welcome
Castle Cottage is very attractively situated within a pleasant ten minute stroll of the sandy beach of Ventnor and the quiet cove of Steephill. At the rear of the cottage is Ventnor Park and paths lead through these lovely gardens to the Esplanade. These gardens also adjoin the Botanical Garden of Ventnor which is renowned for its mild climate and rare plants. View Castle Cottage Ventnor, Isle of Wight
Sleeps 5 in 3 bedrooms; Children welcome
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. View Bridgecourt Manor Cottage Godshill, Isle of Wight
Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms; Children welcome
Built of Island Stone and the building dates back to 1695. It is one of a pair of cottages divided by an impressive central arch leading to an inner courtyard with pretty gardens and four additional cottages. The cottage is very pleasantly situated in a quiet hamlet in attractive countryside. View Dairymaid Cottage Shanklin, Isle of Wight
Sleeps 10 in 5 bedrooms; Children welcome
This picturesque thatched cottage is very attractively situated, in peaceful surroundings overlooking Pound Green, on the outskirts of Freshwater. It is within a 15 minute walk of Freshwater Bay and Totland Bay. The sandy cove of Colwell is also nearby. The centre of Freshwater is five minutes walk away. Here there are a small number of shops, a public house for meals and a leisure club with indoor swimming pool. View Little Halt Freshwater, Isle of Wight
The search options for Isle of Wight and Purbeck holiday cottages has been updated to include many more options for finding the perfect self catering holiday cottage for your needs.
The new options now allow you to select cottages with facilities such as a dishwasher, open fire, fenced garden and BBQ. You can be as precise as you like so you only see cottages which have your exact requirements. You can search for Isle of Wight or Purbeck cottages without having to put in a date so if you are flexible with when you can go on holiday you can find a cottage which suits all your needs.
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