Osborne

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Historic House / Palace

Osborne House
EAST COWES
Isle of Wight
PO32 6JX

Tel: 01983 200022

Rear view of Osborne house from gardens, attraction, things to do, East Cowes, Isle of Wight

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult Ticket - with donation£20.90 per ticket
Child Ticket (5-17 Yrs) - with donation£12.60 per ticket
Concession Ticket - with donation£18.90 per ticket
Family Ticket (1 Adult & Up To 3 Children) - with donation£33.50 per ticket
Family Ticket (2 Adults & 3 Children) - with donation£54.40 per ticket
MembersFree

For more information about donations and prices without donations please visit - https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/osborne/prices-and-opening-times/

Book Tickets

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Accessible Lift - To first floor
  • Disabled persons toilet
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • No dogs (Guide dogs accepted)
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Wheelchair user accessible

Catering

  • Cafe
  • Catering for groups
  • On-Site cafe/restaurant
  • Outdoor eating area
  • Picnic area
  • Picnic Site
  • Refreshments Available
  • Restaurant
  • Vegetarians catered for

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing
  • Children's Meals
  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome
  • Highchair(s) available
  • Outdoor children’s play area

Establishment Features

  • All weather attraction
  • Beach / Coast within walking distance - Queen Victoria's private beach
  • Beach/Coast 10 min walking distance
  • Conference facilities
  • Event Venue
  • Garden / Grounds for visitors use
  • Gift shop
  • Grazing Paddock for horses
  • Groups by arrangement
  • Groups welcome
  • Guided tours
  • Guided tours by arrangement
  • LGBT Friendly
  • Licensed for alcohol - In the Terrace Restaurant
  • Marquee Space Available
  • Meeting rooms
  • Open all year round
  • Open on bank holidays
  • Special Opening for Groups by Arrangement
  • Team / Corporate Activities

Group Travel

  • Out of Hours Visits

Parking & Transport

  • Coach parking
  • Free parking
  • Green Transport - On bus routes, bike stands available. Walk from East Cowes ferry is 20 minutes
  • Off-road parking
  • On Site Car Parking
  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)

Payment Methods

  • Approx length of visit - 3 - 4 hours
  • Groups Accepted
  • Maestro
  • Maestro Accepted
  • MasterCard
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Min group size - 11
  • Visa
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • Indoor Attraction - Osborne House and Swiss Cottage
  • No Smoking Attraction
  • Outdoor Attraction - Garden, grounds and beach

Specialist Features

  • Baggage Storage
  • Cyclists welcome
  • Educational Groups
  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Children
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens
  • Marketed towards student/youth

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals - Winter guided tours only

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available
  • Min group size numeric qualifier - 11

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From Fishbourne ferry, B3339 (Fishbourne lane), A3054 to Newport, A3021 to East Cowes.

From Yarmouth ferry, A3054 to Newport, A3054 to Ryde, A3021 to East Cowes.

Public Transport Directions

Train; Ryde Esplanade 7 miles, Wootton (IOW Steam railway) 3miles.

Bus; Southern Vectis 4, Ryde E Cowes, 5 Newport – E Cowes.

Ferry; Ferry East Cowes 1 ½ miles (Wightlink 08713761000) (Hovertravel (023) 9281 1000 ) ( Red Funnel -0844 844 9988).

For bus information please visit the Southern Vectis website - www.islandbuses.info/

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      3593
    • Very Good
      1426
    • Average
      426
    • Poor
      171
    • Terrible
      94

    Recent Reviews:

    • Alan H
      Barnstaple, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Not worth the money but typical NT
      2 of 5 stars
      Monday, 27th June 2022
      Two adults and a dog. £42 to walk the dog outside down to the beach and back. No where can the dog be let off, not even at the beach. Would I recommend no not really. A very expensive day out being... Read full review
    • 875flyings
      Experience first hand some important 19th century history
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 27th June 2022
      Mt favourite stately home in the UK (and probably the planet). A must visit for anyone interested in royal history, you can walk almost everywhere inside the beautiful House, and get a great feel for... Read full review
    • Debs20091970
      Wallingford, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      A fabulous day out
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 29th June 2022
      An absolutely fabulous day out. Well worth every penny. The staff are very helpful and informative. The walled gardens were a stunning surprise at the end as we nearly missed them. Definitely... Read full review

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous -WTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021
    • Tourism South East Award -The Beautiful South - Awards for Excellence 2020 - 2021 Bronze The Beautiful South - Awards for Excellence 2020 - 2021 Bronze 2021

    Opening Times

    Open (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)

    * From the 1st April the full house and Swiss Cottage will be open.
    * Ground floor house & Grounds open only until the 31st March 2022 - Wed - Sun (10am - 4pm).
    * For further opening information during the year please visit website - http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/osborne/

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