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Billiards Room, Osborne House Isle of Wight

Osborne was the much loved retreat of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. You can visit Victoria and Albert's private apartments, their bathing beach and children's play-cottage for an intimate glimpse of royal family life. Then stroll through the garden terraces where the stunning views across the Solent reminded Prince Albert of the Bay of Naples.

About Osborne House & Gardens

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How to buy individual tickets

Save 20% on admission tickets to Osborne with any Red Funnel vehicle or ferry foot passenger journey to the Island - now that's something to shout about!

Step 1: Check the operating days & times below

Step 2: Select the number of tickets required. The actual price charged depends on the admission date

Step 3: Enter the rough date of your visit (tickets are valid +/- 7 days of the date entered)

Step 4: Click the red 'Add' button to add your tickets to the basket. Please then read T&C's and check-out.

Step 5: If you don't already have a ferry or an accommodation booking in the basket you can add these later.

Visiting on 30, 31 May or 1 June?
Then please see Victoria's Fabulous Garden Party tab above!

Buy below and save 20% today

16-59 yrs
5-15 yrs
60 yrs +
2 Adults + 3 Children

How to buy tickets to Victoria's Fabulous Garden party

Save 10% on the gate admission tickets to Osborne's Victoria's Fabulous Garden Party with any Red Funnel vehicle or ferry foot passenger journey to the Island - now that's something to shout about!

Step 1: Only available for 30 & 31 May and 1 June

Step 2: Select the number of tickets required

Step 3: Click the red 'Add' button to add your tickets to the basket. The tickets are valid for use once on either Tuesday 30 May, Wednesday 31 May and Thursday 1 June 2017. Please then read T&C's and check-out.

Step 4: If you don't already have a ferry or an accommodation booking in the basket you can add these later.

Buy below and save 10% today!

16-59 yrs
5-15 yrs
60 yrs +
2 adults + 3 children

Please ensure that you present your Red Funnel attraction ticket at the admissions desk at Osborne on arrival - thank you.

Please note that entry is FREE for English Heritage members

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Opening Times for Osborne

 Date  Tour/EventTimes  Days
7 Dec - 23 Dec 2016Guided Tour only10.00am to (last tour) 2.30pm†Wed, Thu, Sat, Sun
27 Dec - 31 Dec 2016Ground floor only*10.00am to 4.00pm7 days a week
2 Jan - 17 Feb 2017Guided Tour only10.00am to (last tour) 2.30pm† Sat, Sun
18 Feb - 24 Feb 2017 10.00am to 4.00pm7 days a week
25 Feb - 31 Mar 2017 10.00am to 4.00pmWed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
1 Apr - 30 Sep 2017 10.00am to 6.00pm¹7 days a week
1 Oct - 31 Oct 2017 10.00am to 5.00pm7 days a week
1 Nov - 12 Nov 2017Ground floor only*10.00am to 4.00pmSat, Sun
13 Nov - 1 Dec 2017Ground floor only*10.00am to 4.00pmWed, Thu, Sat, Sun
2 Dec & 3 Dec 2017Victorian Christmas10.00am to 5.00pmSat, Sun
4 Dec - 23 Dec 2017Ground floor only*10.00am to 4.00pmWed, Thu, Sat, Sun
27 Dec - 31 Dec 2017Ground floor only*10.00am to 4.00pm7 days a week
2 Jan - 11 Feb 2018Ground floor only*10.00am to 4.00pmSat, Sun
12 Feb - 18 Feb 2018 10.00am to 4.00pm7 days a week
19 Feb - 29 Mar 2018 10.00am to 4.00pmWed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

30, 31 May & 1 June Victoria's Fabulous Garden Party | 10.00am to 5.00pm | Special Event pricing applies
2 & 3 Dec 2017 - Victorian Christmas | 10.00am to 5.00pm | special event pricing applies TBC

Closed 24, 25, 26 December & 1 January
Last entry 1 hour before closing (¹ House closes at 5.00pm and last admission is 4.30pm)
Dogs - Osborne now welcomes well behaved dogs on a short lead to walk in the grounds of Osborne. Only assistance dogs are allowed in the main house; formal gardens at the beach front and on the beach itself. Follow the path through Swiss Cottage area but not allowed in Swiss Cottage, the garden, play area and woodland area next to Swiss Cottage. Please ask a member of the Osborne Team if you have any questions.

Winter Opening -
1 November to start of February Half Term 2017 - the House is only open for guided tours of selected ground floor rooms, the last tour starts at 2.30pm and the house closes at 3.30pm. † Please call 01983 200022 to book a tour time. The full estate (excluding Swiss Quarter) is available for visitors.
1 November to start of February Half Term 2018 - Selected ground floor rooms available in the main House with the full estate being available to visitors (excluding the Swiss Quarter)
Ground floor only* - the ground floor of the main house is open for free flowing visits (guided tours and booking not required).

Collecting admission tickets

  • Vehicle customers: simply present your "Confirmation/eTicket" on arrival at check-in and your attraction ticket(s) will be printed there and then.
  • Foot passengers: please go to the ticket office on arrival and your attraction ticket(s) will be printed on presentation of your "Confirmation/eTicket"

What to give the attraction

Just hand your credit card size ticket(s) to the attraction to gain entry. Tickets are valid for 7 days either side of the date you entered when adding the attraction to your basket. Package tickets are valid on the day of travel only.

Terms & Conditions

INDIVIDUAL TERMS & CONDITIONS
Attraction admission tickets can only be purchased in conjunction with a booking for a vehicle or foot passenger(s) on Red Funnel´s Southampton/East Cowes route. Attraction tickets are non-refundable and must be used 7 days either side of the date entered. Additional charges (payable on admission) may apply to access special events and certain rides or activities. Standard terms and conditions of entry apply; please refer to the attraction for details.

FERRY OFFER
The discounted ferry crossings are only available whilst the individual attraction is open during 2017. 10% ferry discount available when booked alongside Osborne tickets. To obtain the ferry discount a minimum of either a family ticket or 2 x adults or 2 x seniors must be purchased. Additional tickets may be added to your shopping basket. Valid for return vehicle travel from Southampton. Valid for up to 7 people in a car or small van up to 5.5m length/2m height. Subject to availability. New bookings only. Not available in conjunction with any other offer or discount. Please check opening dates and times before booking.

Victoria's Fabulous Garden Party: 30 May to 1 June 2017

Come and celebrate Queen Victoria's birthday with a fabulous party at her favourite home by the sea. Enjoy a traditional garden extravaganza with side saddle riders, jugglers, sideshows, sun, sea, tea and cake. Enjoy a real British celebration fit for a queen.  
Special event pricing applies to this advent - save 10% on gate price.


Victorian Christmas
: 2-3 Dec 2017 

Experience the spirit of a Victorian Christmas at Osborne House.  Have a go at traditional games, take a ride on the carousel and delight in jovial entertainers.  Hear the festive sounds of the season and smell the roasting chestnuts in the snowy courtyard. Marvel at the skilful Victorian falconer and children can make their own traditional toys. Meet Father Christmas (extra charge of £3 applies) and even Queen Victoria as you tour some of the festively dressed rooms. Prices - special event pricing applies (TBC)

 

Save 20% on the rates shown below when booking through Red Funnel

 Type1 Nov - 31 Mar 17 1 Apr - 31 Oct 17 ¹1 Nov - 29 Mar 18 
Adult 16-59yrs£11.00£16.00£11.70 
Child 5-15 yrs£6.60£9.60£7.00 
Senior 60yrs +£9.90£14.40£10.50 
Family (2+3)£28.60£41.60£30.40 
Infants 0-4yrsFreeFreeFree 
EH Members*FreeFreeFree 
  • Special pricing for event dates apply (* A small charge may be made for special events for EH members)
  • ¹ 14-17 Easter Fun - £1 supplement per child.
  • Group rates: available for groups of 11 or more - please contact Red Funnel's sales team on 0845 330 8889 for further details
  • School groups: admission is free, please contact Red Funnel's sales team on 0845 330 8889 for school ferry packages or visit www.redfunnel.co.uk/education 

Reviews of Osborne House

19-Sep-2017
Wonderful day out. It was our second visit here and we enjoyed it as much as we had the first time. Our relatives from America loved the history of the house and grounds.
18-Sep-2017
Beautiful house to look around, so much to see, immaculate gardens and a lovely walk down to a private beach.
12-Sep-2017
Really liked the house and all the history loved the gardens so beautiful walked down to the beach had ice cream sat by the sea was lovely and relaxing
11-Sep-2017
A really great visit, spent the whole day there.
04-Sep-2017
Very good our visitors from NZ were really in awe of it all
01-Sep-2017
Even with rainy weather, this was a great place to visit. Only drawback was there were too many people in the house at the same time. It became hot and stuffy with queues inside - I think this could... more

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