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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 Admission tickets

Save 20% on Standard day admission tickets to Osborne House and Grounds and 10% to the special events - Victorian Christmas Weekend (2 & 3 December 10am to 5pm) and Enchanted Osborne (15-23 December 4pm to 8.30pm).

Step 1: check operating days, times and events below

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

Step 3: Scroll down the page and Enter date of travel. Other than Victoria Christmas which is for 2 or 3 December only, tickets are valid +/- 7 days of the date entered whilst attraction/event is operating.

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

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

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

Please note that standard entry is FREE for English Heritage members, a small charge is made for the Victorian Christmas weekend and no reduction for Enchanted Osborne




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Opening Dates and Times

Date  Times Days
1 Oct - 31 Oct 201710.00am to 5.00pm7 days a week
1 Nov - 12 Nov 2017*10.00am to 4.00pmSat, Sun
13 Nov - 1 Dec 2017*10.00am to 4.00pmWed, Thu, Sat, Sun
4 Dec - 23 Dec 2017*10.00am to 4.00pmWed, Thu, Sat, Sun
27 Dec - 31 Dec 2017*10.00am to 4.00pm7 days a week
2 Jan - 11 Feb 2018*10.00am to 4.00pmSat, Sun
12 Feb - 18 Feb 201810.00am to 4.00pm7 days a week
19 Feb - 29 Mar 201810.00am to 4.00pmWed, Thu, Sat, Sun

* From 1 November until February Half Term 2018 selected ground floor rooms are available to view in the main house with the full estate being available to visitors (excluding the Swiss quarter).

Chrismas at Osborne is featured between 15 November - 23 December and 27 - 31 December 2017 with 'expert guides' in each room ready to explain how Queen Victoria and her family celebrated Christmas at Osborne.

Standard Admission Tickets

Select number of tickets required and enter the date at the foot of the ticket section below.

Buy below and save 20% today!

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



Victorian Christmas at Osborne

Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd December 2017 - Open from 10.00am to 5.00pm


Experience the spirit of a Victorian Christmas at Osborne.

You can try 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 skillful Victorian falconer and children can make their own Victorian toys.
Meet Father Christmas* and even Queen Victoria as you tour the festively decorated rooms at Osborne

* Additional charge

Victorian Christmas Admission Tickets - Save 10% on the gate price

Select number of tickets required and enter the date at the foot of the ticket section below.

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



Wonders of Enchanted Osborne

Available 15th to 23rd December 2017 - Open from 4.00pm to 8.30pm


The 'Enchanted' experience comes to Osborne for the first time this year - after dark the winter fairy-tale of light, colour and sound comes alive. Strings of enchanted lamplight laced through the boughs of trees and fairy lights twinkling behind leaves will lead you along a garden trail into a wonderland of exploration and imagination.

An enchanted route around Queen Victoria and Prince Albert's family home will be divided into 9 sections, each representing one of their children. The experience continues even when the trail ends, emerging into the scene of a traditional fairground* with a myraid of entertainment to carry you back to times gone by. Enjoy mince pies, mulled wine and toasting marshmallows to Christmas shopping and heritage inspired gifts.

* charges apply to fairground rides

Enchanted Osborne Admission Tickets - Save 10% on the gate price

Select number of tickets required and enter the date at the foot of the ticket section below.

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


Please select dates appropriate to your requirements

Isle of Wight Festival 2014
 

Opening Times for Osborne

Please see above for Osborne's opening times.
2 & 3 Dec 2017 - Victorian Christmas | 10.00am to 5.00pm | special event pricing applies - please see above
15-23 Dec 2017 - Enchanted Osborne | 4.00pm to 8.30pm | special event pricing applies - please see above

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 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.

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.
Special event pricing applies to this event - save 10% on gate price (please see above)

Enchanted Osborne -
15 - 23 December 2017

The 'Enchanted' experience comes to Osborne for the first time this year - after dark the winter fairy-tale of light, colour and sound comes alive. Strings of enchanted lamplight laced through the boughs of trees and fairy lights twinkling behind leaves will lead you along a garden trail into a wonderland of exploration and imagination.
An enchanted route around Queen Victoria and Prince Albert's family home will be divided into 9 sections, each representing one of their children. The experience continues even when the trail ends, emerging into the scene of a traditional fairground* with a myraid of entertainment to carry you back to times gone by. Enjoy mince pies, mulled wine and toasting marshmallows to Christmas shopping and heritage inspired gifts. * charges apply to fairground rides
Special event pricing applies to this event - save 10% on gate price (please see above)

 

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

30-Oct-2017
Brilliant day out. Very interesting
29-Oct-2017
Loved Osborne House and Gardens and made a saving by getting the ticket through Red Funnel
26-Oct-2017
Very helpful to pre buy attraction tickets
24-Oct-2017
Excellent visitor attraction, 20 minute walk from terminal
23-Oct-2017
Really Enjoyed it, courtesy bus service saved us as the children got tired walking. Defo recommend.
22-Oct-2017
Well worth a visit - so much to see

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