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

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Excellent
    3376
  • Very Good
    1294
  • Average
    348
  • Poor
    116
  • Terrible
    60

Recent Reviews:

  • Erylthinks
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Could be good
    3 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 3rd December 2019
    Visited at the end of November. Only the downstairs of the house was open and that is so poorly illuminated that one can barely view the art. Once you get beyond the initial exhibition there is very... Read full review
  • TopsyDandy
    Victorian Christmas
    2 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 4th December 2019
    This was very disappointing, the web site looked promising,It cost £110 for 4 adults to get there from the main land plus entry fee. The house was ok, looked fairly festive , As for the rest there... Read full review
  • Christine T
    Stanwick, United Kingdom
    Step into Victoria and Alberts footsteps
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 7th December 2019
    Step into Victoria and Albert's footsteps as you walk in the grounds to the beach where they swam, the Swiss cottage, the children's allotments, the arboretum and the formal grounds. The house was... Read full review

Opening Times

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)
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February Half Term (20 Feb 2020 - 24 Feb 2020)
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Spring 2020 (1 Mar 2020 - 31 Mar 2020)
DayTimes
MondayClosed*
TuesdayClosed*
Wednesday10:0016:00*
Thursday10:0016:00*
Friday10:0016:00*
Saturday10:0016:00*
Sunday10:0016:00*
Summer 2020 (1 Apr 2020 - 30 Sept 2020)
DayTimes
Monday10:0018:00
Tuesday10:0018:00
Wednesday10:0018:00
Thursday10:0018:00
Friday10:0018:00
Saturday10:0018:00
Sunday10:0018:00
October 2020 (1 Oct 2020 - 31 Oct 2020)
DayTimes
Monday10:0017:00
Tuesday10:0017:00
Wednesday10:0017:00
Thursday10:0017:00
Friday10:0017:00
Saturday10:0017:00
Sunday10:0017:00
November 2020 (1 Nov 2020 - 14 Nov 2020)
DayTimes
MondayClosed
TuesdayClosed
WednesdayClosed
ThursdayClosed
FridayClosed
Saturday10:0016:00
Sunday10:0016:00
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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