Osborne

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Historic House / Palace

Osborne House
EAST COWES
Isle of Wight
PO32 6JX

Tel: 01983 200022

Fax: 01983 281380/297281

Osborne

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult Ticket£15.00 per ticket
Child Ticket (5-15 Yrs)£9.00 per ticket
Concession Ticket£13.50 per ticket
Family Ticket (2 Adults & 3 Children)£39.00 per ticket
MembersFree

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

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
  • Gay/Lesbian Friendly
  • Gift shop
  • Grazing Paddock for horses
  • Groups by arrangement
  • Groups welcome
  • Guided tours
  • Guided tours by arrangement
  • 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 further bus information please contact Southern Vectis at www.islandbuses.info/ or +44 0871 200 2233 (bus times) / +44 01983 827000 (head office).

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    2780
  • Very Good
    1083
  • Average
    279
  • Poor
    86
  • Terrible
    41

Recent Reviews:

  • Lisa S
    Trip Type:
    Family
    A great day out, but pack a picnic
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 13th August 2018
    I have visited Osborne house several times and enjoyed it every time. The house is wonderful and the view to the Solent is one I would want to look at all day , I can certainly understand why Queen... Read full review
  • Tim H
    Dronfield, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Plenty to enjoy here for history lovers
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 13th August 2018
    Queen Victoria's family residence on the Isle of Wight is a fascinating place. There's a lot to see - from the private beach (complete with Punch & Judy and great ice cream), Swiss Cottage where her... Read full review
  • janestanton67
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Interesting history
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 13th August 2018
    We loved visiting queen victorias holiday home it was as steeped in history well preserved and the beach changing room was great but as usual my favourite was the children’s chalet Read full review

Opening Times

Summer 2018 (1 Apr 2018 - 30 Sept 2018)
DayTimes
Monday10:0018:00
Tuesday10:0018:00
Wednesday10:0018:00
Thursday10:0018:00
Friday10:0018:00
Saturday10:0018:00
Sunday10:0018:00
October 2018 (1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018)
DayTimes
Monday10:0017:00
Tuesday10:0017:00
Wednesday10:0017:00
Thursday10:0017:00
Friday10:0017:00
Saturday10:0017:00
Sunday10:0017:00
November 2018 (1 Nov 2018 - 14 Nov 2018)
DayTimes
MondayClosed
TuesdayClosed
WednesdayClosed
ThursdayClosed
FridayClosed
Saturday10:0016:00
Sunday10:0016:00
Nov/Dec 2018 (15 Nov 2018 - 23 Dec 2018)
DayTimes
MondayClosed
TuesdayClosed
Wednesday10:0016:00
Thursday10:0016:00
FridayClosed
Saturday10:0016:00
Sunday10:0016:00
Dec '17 (24 Dec 2018 - 26 Dec 2018)
DayTimes
February Half Term (20 Feb 2019 - 24 Feb 2019)
DayTimes
Spring 2019 (1 Mar 2019 - 31 Mar 2019)
DayTimes
MondayClosed*
TuesdayClosed*
Wednesday10:0016:00*
Thursday10:0016:00*
Friday10:0016:00*
Saturday10:0016:00*
Sunday10:0016:00*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

Related

Osborne - Victoria's Island Trail, Cowes

Wednesday, 1st August 2018 - Friday, 31st August 2018

Victorian Seaside Fun at Osborne
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Saturday, 15th December 2018 - Saturday, 15th December 2018

Exclusive Festive Dining in the Durbar Room Osborne House
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Sunday, 16th December 2018 - Sunday, 16th December 2018

Exclusive Christmas Tour of Osborne House
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