Bought 1793, and extensively renovated in 1837, Northwood House was part of a huge estate owned by the Ward family. The manor house was the venue for Victorian high society balls and parties, many of which were attended by Queen Victoria, Prince Albert and their family.
This location forms part of the Victoria’s Island Trail. Discover more of Queen Victoria’s beloved Isle of Wight by visiting other locations on the trail. For more information go to www.visitisleofwight.co.uk/victoriasisland
Map & Directions
By Car: Sat Nav to PO31 8AZ
From East Cowes ferry, second exit at roundabout onto Well Road, turn right onto York Avenue and straight onto ferry road to the floating bridge to West Cowes.
From Fishbourne ferry, B3339 (Fishbourne lane), A3054 to Newport, A3020 to West Cowes.
From Yarmouth ferry, A3054 to Newport, A3020 to West Cowes.
Public Transport Directions
By Bus: Take the No. 1 from Newport to Cowes, alight at the Northwood Park Car Park in Park Rd and follow the signs.
From the Red Jet: Head out of the terminal and turn left into the High Street, take the first right up Terminus Rd for a brief 5 minute walk to find the park on your right. Or take a taxi from the rank outside the Red Funnel entrance.
For further bus information please contact Southern Vectis at www.islandbuses.info/ or +44 01983 827000 (head office).
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