When looking for a small, homely, family run B&B, look no further than Kingsmede in Whitwell.
Successfully running for over 5 years; we have built a reputation for exceptional customer service, providing that personal touch.
The property dates back to the 1700’s, offering plenty of character and charm. Kingsmede, with its fire places, old beams and wood flooring is complemented perfectly by all the comforts and facilities expected today. Offering twin or double ensuite rooms, with the option of our bunkbed room, we cater for all needs. Each room offers tea, coffee and hot chocolate making facilities, free Wi-Fi, T.V., D.V.D and bathrooms fitted with large walk in high-pressured showers.
We offer a tasty, freshly prepared full English breakfast. You can also help yourself to juice, cereals, fresh & dried fruit, nuts & seeds with milk and yogurt. We do cater for all dietary requirements and our aim is to provide high quality, local produce where possible, including eggs from our own chickens.
Guests can relax in our large, peacefully garden, which is home to an abundance of wildlife- our chickens, red squirrels and bats being a few of our regular residents.
Conveniently located in the historic, picturesque village of Whitwell, you will find Kingsmede an ideal place from which to explore the island. Offering great walks and cycling from our doorstep and a great dog friendly village pub, serving a large range of homecooked food only a minute or two’s walk away, you can park up the car and de-stress whilst taking in some of the most beautiful sights the island has to offer.
Further afield, just 5 minutes away by car or bus, is the quaint Victorian town of Ventnor. With many shops, bars and restaurants in the main town or down in the bay overlooking the beach.
- Number of Rooms / Units
|Room / Unit Type||Room / Unit Tariff*|
|King Sized Double En-suite||from £70.00 to £80.00 per room per night (breakfast included)|
|Twin or Double En-suite||from £70.00 to £80.00 per room per night (breakfast included)|
*An additional bunk bed room for up to 2 people at between £35-£40 per person (no en-suite) is available. Please contact Kingsmede B&B direct for this room.
The Twin En-suite can also be used as a double en-suite.
- Serve breakfast
- Special diets catered for - Requested at the time of booking.
- Dogs welcome - Additional fee.
- Ironing facilities - Available on request.
- Open all year round
- Open on bank holidays
- Real log/coal fires
- Wireless Internet Access
Parking & Transport
- Bus stop within walking distance
- Free parking
- On site parking
- Secure cycle parking
- In countryside
Room / Unit Features
- Colour television in all bedrooms
- DVD Player in all bedrooms
- Hairdryer available - On request.
- King sized bed some rooms
- Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms
- Cyclists welcome - Kingsmede is on the 'Round the Island' cycle route. And we have safe storage for your bikes.
- Marketed as green/environmentally friendly
- Short breaks available
- Walkers Welcome
Map & Directions
Road DirectionsFrom East Cowes ferry, second exit at roundabout onto Well Road, A3021, A3054 to Newport, A3020 to Sandown, A3020 to Godshill, West Street, Whitwell Road to Whitwell.
From Fishbourne ferry, B3339 (Fishbourne lane), A3054 to Newport, A3020 to Sandown, A3020 to Godshill, West Street, Whitwell Road to Whitwell.
From Yarmouth ferry, A3054 to Totland, A3055 to Freshwater, A3055 to Niton, Chatfeild Road, Kemming Road to Whitwell.
Public Transport DirectionsFrom West Cowes Red Jet Hi-speed ferry: No. 1bus route to Newport and change to No. 6 to Whitwell
From Ryde Catamaran/Hovertravel: No. 9 to Newport and change to No. 6
From Yarmouth ferry: No. 7 to Newport and change to No. 6.
For further bus information please contact Southern Vectis at www.islandbuses.info/ or +44 0871 200 2233 (bus times) / +44 01983 827000 (head office).
- Visit Isle of Wight Award Green Star - Silver- Visit Isle Of Wight - 2019/20 2019
- Visit Isle of Wight Award Green Star - Silver - Visit Isle Of Wight - 2020/21 2020
- Regional and Miscellaneous - WTTC Safe Travels 2021
|Opening (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)|