Overlooking Tower Cottage Gardens, Bedford Lodge is quite the sight. Guests can enjoy the sun terrace, with its impressive views of The Downs, and the Lodge’s exquisite, south-facing gardens. With a variety of food to choose from the hearty breakfast menu, you’ll also receive unlimited tea and toast.

Covid-19 Updates - 'We're Good to Go'

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Please be aware that not all facilities may be available since re-opening, please see the 'Useful info' tab for more updates

Overnight stays are now permitted in all our accommodation sectors. However, government guidance must still be followed including the Rule of 6 or 2 households only in an indoor setting. Please ensure to check the latest government guidance prior to booking your holiday.

For the latest restriction and facility information, please refer directly to the accommodation provider before making a booking

We are currently unable to offer online payment plans, but if the value of your Red Funnel Holiday (Ferry + Accommodation) exceeds £200 and you wish to explore this option, please call us on 02380 019192 or email your request to holidays@redfunnel.co.uk

Please note: we recommend that you obtain adequate holiday insurance cover at time of booking. 


The Bedford Lodge is situated in an elevated position in Shanklin Old Village overlooking Tower Cottage Gardens and the delightful overhanging trees on Chine Avenue - both giving easy access between the beach, shops and restaurants. 

12 en suite bedrooms located on either the ground floor (some with direct access to the garden), first or second floors. Rooms are equipped with tea/coffee making facilities and flat screen TV's with Freeview. Guest lounge, honesty bar, garden and terrace. Free Wi-Fi is also available. A relaxed breakfast is served overlooking the gardens. Special diets can be catered for. Private car parking.  

Open: 1 February - 19 December  |  Minimum number of nights: 1 - except Weekends during high season when it is a minimum of 2 nights and Bank Holidays and IW Festival when it's a minimum of 3 nights. 

Facilities included


  • Car parking
  • WiFi 
  • TV and DVD player
  • Garden and Terrace area
  • Honesty bar
  • Hospitality tray


  • Check-in - 14:00
  • Check-out - 10:30
  • Breakfast - 08:30 to 10:00




  • Dogs accepted by prior arrangement charged at £5.00 per night payable direct to Bedford Lodge on arrival, please declare breed and names of any dogs in your party in the 'Special Requests' box below.


Covid-19 updates

Bedford Lodge request you keep to social distancing rules as much as possible.
Please check out their Policy for Guests to protect both staff and guests - find out more.
If you have any worries or concerns please call Bedford Lodge on 01983 862416 and they will be happy to discuss them with you.

Bedford Lodge Address: 4 Chine Avenue, Shanklin Old Village, Isle of Wight PO37 6AA

  • Shanklin Chine
  • Shanklin Esplanade and beach
  • Shanklin Old Village
  • Godshill Model Village
  • Sandown Bay
  • Shanklin and Sandown Golf Club

    • Many bars and restaurants