“Rural gem perfectly situated for exploring Isle of Wight” - VisitEngland Assessor
Carisbrooke, Isle Of Wight
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This lovely holiday cottage, converted from a dairy, is on a farm in the outskirts of the village of Carisbrooke, within walking distance of Carisbrooke Castle (begun in the 12th century) for the history buffs. Walkers can easily access the Tennyson Trail, which runs the whole way to the Needles, and there are excellent cycles paths nearby.
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Facilities – at a glance
- Total units: 1
- Maximum occupancy: 6
- Private garden
- Washing machine
- Sky or freeview
- Fireplace or wood burning stove
- Open all year
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About the area
Discover Isle of Wight
There’s a timeless quality to the Isle of Wight. For many it embodies the spirit and atmosphere of English seaside holidays. Small and intimate – at just 23 miles by 13 miles – it’s a great place to get away from it all. And with its mild climate, long hours of sunshine and colourful architecture, it has something of a continental flavour.
Explore the island’s varied coastline at any time of the year using the well-established Coast Path. Even in the depths of winter, the weather conditions are often favourable for walking. The island has more than 500 miles of public rights of way in all. There are numerous other things to do too. You could plan a week’s itinerary and not set foot on the beach. The island’s history is fascinating and it was long considered as a convenient stepping stone for the French in their plan to invade the UK mainland. Various fortifications – including Fort Victoria, Carisbrooke Castle and Yarmouth Castle – reflect its key strategic role in the defence of our coastline.
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