Steep yourself in history while strolling around the grounds of Appuldurcombe House, enjoy a complimentary visit to their own Owl and Falconry Centre, explore the surrounding areas, children's playbarn  and rare breed animals - all while staying at Appuldurcombe Holiday Cottages. Set near the popular area of Ventnor, guests will be able to explore the beautiful beaches and local town with ease.


The holiday cottages are set in the 300 acre grounds of the majestic Appuldurcombe Estate (designed by Capability Brown) with wonderful views across the surrounding countryside. The stone cottages are individually styled and picturesque, situated in an idyllic setting, conveniently close to the beaches of Ventnor and Shanklin. The estate also has its own Owl & Falconry Centre, rare breeds of cattle and sheep and tractor/trailer rides (April - September 2017), stately home and beautiful grounds - free entry to both are included. Young children under 10 years of age can have fun at Little Owl's Play Adventure and many footpaths to explore around the estate.   4 Star (3 Star, The Retreat & The Gatehouse).

There are 7 cottages providing a range of accommodation, sleeping between 2 - 9 people. All have cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, Large screen TV, DVD and video players, heating, bathroom and/or shower room. Some have dishwasher, washer/dryer, barbecue. The Freemantle Lodge, a very pretty listed cottage, originally the gatehouse for the estate, sleeps up to 5 adults and 2 children. The Old Farm House - 4 bedrooms, sleeps 8 people and has a sheltered walled garden with barbecue. Bed linen available for hire. All cottages have car parking available. Wi-Fi available in all cottages except The Gatehouse. Children of all ages welcome. Smoking is not permitted in any of the cottages. Pets not accepted.

all year  |  Minimum number of nights: 7 night stays start on Fridays, Short breaks available up to 30 June and from 1 September. 3 night stays can start on any day of the week up to 20 July and from 2 September, between 21 July to 1 September start days are either Friday/Monday or Tuesday

Facilities included


  • Car parking
  • TV and DVD player
  • Laundry facilities
  • Wi-Fi (except for The Gatehouse)


What's included

  • Electricity
  • Free access to Appuldurcombe House and free visit to the Owl and Falconry Centre (open April to September 2017 tbc) - closed on Saturdays; Little Owl Play Adventure and Animal Barn/Tractor and Trailer rides


  • Check-in - 14:00
  • Check-out - 10:00

What's not included


  • Bed linen (may be hired at £8.00 per person or to include Towels as well £13.00 per person)
  • One cot and highchair are available free of charge, by prior arrangement per cottage (except The Retreat), second cot/highchair may be hired at £10 each;
  • £50 deposit required on arrival in exchange for the keys

Appuldurcombe Holiday Cottages Address: Appuldurcombe Farm, Wroxall, Isle of Wight PO38 3EW

  • Owl and Falconry Centre
  • Godshill Model Village
  • Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary
  • Ventnor Botanical Garden
  • Steephill Cove
  • Shanklin Old Town
  • Many bars and restaurants

Coach House - sleeps 9 in 4 bedrooms
Situated within the 11 acre Inner Park surrounding Appuldurcombe House
Ground floor: Character lounge, pine kitchen with galleried dining room, stone flagged hall and staircase
1st floor: Bedroom 1 has 3 single beds | Bedroom 2 has a four poster king sized bed with ensuite shower room and WC | Bedroom 3 has a double bed | Bedroom 4 has a set of full sized bunk beds. Family bathroom with WC
Duvets are provided. Modern electric storage heating.Wi-Fi available.

Farmhouse Cottage - sleeps 5 in 2 bedrooms
Situated in the centre of the farm, the cottage has panoramic views to Shanklin Bay
Ground floor: Entrance hallway and WC; large open plan lounge and kitchen with dining area
1st floor: Bedroom 1 has a king size double bed and a single bed | Bedroom 2 has twin beds; Bedroom 2 is accessed through bedroom 1. Bathroom with WC 
Blankets are provided. Shared oil fired central heating.Wi-Fi available.

Freemantle Lodge - sleeps 5 in 2 bedrooms
Accessed by its own private drive, the lodge is in an idylic location surrounded by fields
Ground floor: Triple aspect lounge, kitchen and seperate dining room with double bed settee
1st Floor: Bedroom 1 has a double bed and single bed | Bedroom 2 has twin beds. Bathroom with WC 
Duvets are provided. Full oil fired central heating. Garden with patio and BBQ. Wi-Fi available.

The Gatehouse - sleeps 2 in 1 bedroom
Situated Within the grounds of Appuldurcombe House and on one level
Bedroom has twin beds; bathroom with bath and WC; simple kitchen area and lounge with triple bay window
Duvets are provided.

Old Farmhouse - sleeps 7 plus 1 in 4 bedrooms
Situated in the centre of the farm with a sheltered walled garden
Ground floor: Lounge, pine kitchen, dining area, laundry room, bathroom with WC and bedroom 4 with a double bed
1st floor: Bedroom 1 has a double bed and a cot | Bedroom 2 has a single bed | Bedroom 3 has twin beds and a folding bed; Family bathroom
Duvets are provided. Full oil fired central heating.Wi-Fi available.

The Retreat - sleeps 2 in 1 bedroom
Situated Within the grounds of Appuldurcombe House
Ground floor: Pine kitchen, dining area, lounge and 
Galleried bedroom with double bed and shower room with shower and WC
Duvets are provided. Cosy electric heating.Wi-Fi available.

Stable Cottage - sleeps 8 in 3 bedrooms
Situated within the 11 acre Inner Park, with courtyard entrance
Ground floor: Spacious hall, huge farmhouse style kitchen with eating area Lounge/dining room and WC
1st Floor: Bedroom 1 has twin beds | Bedroom 2 has a double bed | Bedroom 3 has double and 2 single beds. Bathroom with bath and seperate shower and WC
Blankets are provided. Full modern storage heating system. Wi-Fi available.