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 2020
  • Excellent
    3416
  • Very Good
    1305
  • Average
    354
  • Poor
    119
  • Terrible
    60

Recent Reviews:

  • Vicki W
    Surbiton, United Kingdom
    Beautiful House and beach well worth a visit!
    4 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 12th August 2020
    We loved Osborne House but just a shame only part of the ground floor was open due to Covid 19. So we didn’t have access to the upper floor. But really glad we made the effort to walk down to the... Read full review
  • 170lorraineb
    Gloucester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Retirement
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 12th August 2020
    What an amazing place just a shame only the ground floor is open at the moment which is such a shame as would have loved to have seen the whole house. The beach is lovely and really peaceful would... Read full review
  • Relax819893
    Rip off
    2 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 12th August 2020
    Disappointed paid £17 to go in the house OAP rate.We new the upstairs was closed own to covid.We were only let into the dining room and the games room we saw a fiction of the house but paid full... Read full review

Opening Times

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
Nov/Dec 2020 (15 Nov 2020 - 23 Dec 2020)
DayTimes
MondayClosed
TuesdayClosed
Wednesday10:0016:00
Thursday10:0016:00
FridayClosed
Saturday10:0016:00
Sunday10:0016:00
Dec '17 (24 Dec 2020 - 26 Dec 2020)
DayTimes
February Half Term (20 Feb 2021 - 24 Feb 2021)
DayTimes
Spring 2021 (1 Mar 2021 - 31 Mar 2021)
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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