Osborne - Victoria's Island Trail

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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 01983 827000 (head office).

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    2783
  • Very Good
    1084
  • Average
    279
  • Poor
    86
  • Terrible
    41

Recent Reviews:

  • PaulDH2011
    Southampton, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    I can see why Queen Victoria never wanted to leave this place.
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 14th August 2018
    English Heritage maintained property and grounds. carefully and thoughtfully preserved and yet very open for visitors. So much to see in the house and grounds, its worth at least a half day if not... Read full review
  • M-sax25
    Lincoln, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Steeped in history
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 14th August 2018
    We visited here as a family of four (children aged 11 & 15). The weather was miserable, windy and rainy but that didn't detract from what an amazing house this is. The grounds are lovely, the walk... Read full review
  • Mary C
    Daventry, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    wonderful.
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 14th August 2018
    Very good place to visit there is so much to do. The house is wonderful so much to see inside and great views over the Solent.They is a private beach which has punch and judy on in the summer, then... 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

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