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
  • 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 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
    2983
  • Very Good
    1164
  • Average
    303
  • Poor
    97
  • Terrible
    45

Recent Reviews:

  • A3303XQpaulh
    Huddersfield, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    1845
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 6th January 2019
    Osborne house is magical. The food is very good too in the tea rooms. There is an ice house at the bottom of the garden when winter ice from the lake was put into a fridge. A cave or room insulated... Read full review
  • PaulMCol
    Paphos, Cyprus
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Fascinating place
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 13th January 2019
    We visited just after Christmas, and I assume to a lack of staff, we were only allowed to view the ground floor and Gardens, which was a little disappointing, but none the less a very enjoyable... Read full review
  • j w
    West Midlands, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Very disappointing
    2 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 13th January 2019
    Visited this weekend, aware that only the ground floor of house open but not that Swiss Cottage, the cafes and the beach huts were also closed - the cafe next to admission is open but with a greatly... Read full review

Opening Times

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

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