Osborne - Victoria's Island Trail

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Historic House / Palace

Osborne House
EAST COWES
Isle of Wight
PO32 6JX

Tel: 01983 200022

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.

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 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
    • Excellent
      3493
    • Very Good
      1379
    • Average
      403
    • Poor
      153
    • Terrible
      82

    Recent Reviews:

    • Mandarinello1
      Lovely family day out
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 29th July 2021
      Lovely grounds to visit, the house and gardens are beautiful and the terrace is spectacular. Everything is very well kept and the courtesy bus from the beach back to the gift shop / exit is perfect... Read full review
    • sun0807
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Pre-victorian picturesque gardens
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 1st August 2021
      Beautiful house and lovely gardens. We took the grounds-only tour on a sunny day. Slightly on the expensive side but most English heritage houses are. The gardens were sprawling and very well kept... Read full review
    • D9630JMtinac
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Take your own flask!
      3 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 1st August 2021
      A beautiful house in fabulous surroundings. There was very little information on the artefacts on display. There was a whole room dedicated to India but no real information about why it’s there. If... Read full review

    Opening Times

    Summer 2021 (1 Apr 2021 - 30 Sept 2021)
    DayTimes
    Monday10:0018:00
    Tuesday10:0018:00
    Wednesday10:0018:00
    Thursday10:0018:00
    Friday10:0018:00
    Saturday10:0018:00
    Sunday10:0018:00
    October 2021 (1 Oct 2021 - 31 Oct 2021)
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    Monday10:0017:00
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    Saturday10:0017:00
    Sunday10:0017:00
    November 2021 (1 Nov 2021 - 14 Nov 2021)
    DayTimes
    MondayClosed
    TuesdayClosed
    WednesdayClosed
    ThursdayClosed
    FridayClosed
    Saturday10:0016:00
    Sunday10:0016:00
    Nov/Dec 2021 (15 Nov 2021 - 23 Dec 2021)
    DayTimes
    MondayClosed
    TuesdayClosed
    Wednesday10:0016:00
    Thursday10:0016:00
    FridayClosed
    Saturday10:0016:00
    Sunday10:0016:00
    Dec '17 (24 Dec 2021 - 26 Dec 2021)
    DayTimes
    February Half Term (20 Feb 2022 - 24 Feb 2022)
    DayTimes
    Spring 2022 (1 Mar 2022 - 31 Mar 2022)
    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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