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.

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Please Note: we strongly recommend that you obtain adequate holiday insurance cover at time of booking, to include cancellations and Covid-19 related issues.


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.


Payment Plan
We are currently unable to offer online payment plans, but if your journey is more than 60 days ahead with the value of your Red Funnel Holiday (Ferry + Accommodation) exceeding £200 and you wish to explore this option, please call us on 
02380 019192 or email your request to holidays@redfunnel.co.uk

On-request Bookings
Please note: all On-Request bookings are manually checked with the accommodation provider by our team before availability is confirmed. If available, one of our team will contact you directly by phone or email (usually within 4 working hours*) to confirm and complete your booking. Please disregard any payment remittance received following checkout – this is not a confirmation of your booking.

*due to a high volume of bookings/enquiries we anticipate the our usual response may be extended beyond 4 hours and we thank you for your patience.

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