Tapnell Farm’s stunning cottage can get any visitor’s stay on the island off to a good start. Rooms are well decorated and spacious, sleeping up to eight people. Guests can explore Tapnell Farm or head into the local towns and villages and along coastal paths for a scenic stay.

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Tapnell Farm offers a variety of holiday accommodation from boutique glamping in Safari Tents to newly built wooden Cabins and a beautiful cottage all nestled away in the glorious surroundings of Tapnell Farm. Stunning sea views across open countryside to the West of the Island towards Tennyson Monument and Freshwater Bay await you.

Dairyman's Cottage has 4 bedrooms and sleeps 8 people, one ground floor bedroom with wetroom ensuite and would be suitable for guests with mobility problems and is wheelchair accessible. Fully fitted kitchen and ground floor living space.  Bed linen and towels included. Electricity included. Within Tapnell Farm is The Cow Co Restaurant with lunch/evening and drinks menu - booking recommended. Indoor/outdoor play and Tapnell Farm Park - an all-weather attraction also includes the Aqua Park, Clay Pigeon shooting, Axe throwing, Archery, Clubhouse, bike hire and football golf! Children of all ages are welcome. Car parking available. Dogs accepted with prior booking and charged at £20.

Open: all year  |  Minimum number of nights: 3 night stays start on a Friday. 4 night stays start on a Monday. 7 night stays start on Monday or Friday


  • Check-in - 16:00
  • Check-out - 10:00


Facilities included

  • Free WiFi
  • Car parking
  • Play area
  • TV and DVD player
  • Cot and highchair available by prior arrangement and free of charge
  • BBQ

What's included

  • Electricity
  • Bed linen
  • Towels and tea towels

What's not included

  • Beach towels
  • Dogs are accepted by prior arrangement and charged at £20 per stay. Please declare breed and names of any dogs in your party in the 'Special Requests' box below.


Description of disabled facilities

  • 1 double bedroom and wet room (includes grab rails, shower seat and commode if needed) on the ground floor so may be suitable for people with mobility problems


Covid-19 updates

Tapnell farm request that you be mindful of government and local advice and guidelines regarding Covid-19. Please check out their Coronavirus update – find out more.

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.

Dairymans Cottage at Tapnell Farm Address: Newport Road, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, PO41 0YJ

  • Cow Co. Restaurant
  • Licensed bar
  • Tapnell Farm Park 
  • Chessell Pottery
  • Freshwater Bay