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Fancy the chance of sharing a bed with Charles I? Well, not exactly snuggling down with the king - but if you stay in this second floor apartment across the courtyard from where Charles was imprisoned at Carisbrooke Castle shortly before his trial in 1648 you may just feel his regal presence. The King tried to escape but nothing will be further from the thoughts of visitors booking here in the 21st century.
As a former service block for resident gentry of the day, this renovated apartment now sleeps four in contemporary comfort. Walk along the ramparts at dusk and let your imagination conjure thoughts of the advancing Spanish Armada. A more recent royal occupant was Princess Beatrice, daughter of Queen Victoria, whose private garden is now a charming and peaceful retreat in keeping with its original 1913 layout. Once the gates close to the public, no-one else stays within the castle walls - even the resident donkeys move out to a nearby field. What's more, complimentary entry to English Heritage's other two properties on the island - Yarmouth Castle and Osborne House - comes with the apartment.
- Number of Rooms / Units
|Room / Unit Type||Room / Unit Tariff*|
|The Bowling Green Apartment||from £610.00 to £1,505.00 per unit per week|
*Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.
- In countryside
Children & Infants
- Cot(s) available
- Family Friendly, Children Welcome
- Highchair(s) available
Room / Unit Features
- Freezer - Fridge with Freezer Compartment.
- Hairdryer in unit
- Ironing Facilities
- Washing Machine - Washer/Dryer
- CD player in lounge
- Colour television in lounge
- DVD player in lounge
- Linen provided - And Towels
- Open all year round
- Open Christmas
- Open New Year
- Open on bank holidays
- Wireless Internet Access - Complimentary wi-fi
- Short breaks available
Map & Directions
Road DirectionsFrom East Cowes ferry, second exit at roundabout onto Well Road, A3021, A3054 to Newport, town centre, Pyle Street, B3323 to Carisbrooke.
From Fishbourne ferry, B3339 (Fishbourne lane), A3054 to Newport, town centre, Pyle Street, B3323 to Carisbrooke.
From Yarmouth ferry, A3054 to Newport, town centre, Pyle Street, B3323 to Carisbrooke.
Public Transport DirectionsBus; Southern Vectis 6,7,11,38 and the Medina Tour Open top service from Newport, West Wight and Ventnor, all to within a ¼ mile.
Ferry; West Cowes 5 miles, East Cowes 6 miles ( Red Funnel - 0844 844 9988) Fishbourne 6 miles, Ryde 8 miles Yarmouth 9 miles, (Wightlink 08713761000) (Hovertravel (023) 9281 1000 )
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 Travel Ambassador Green Star Award 2017
|Open New Year|
|Open (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)|