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

From 12 April new rules take effect whereby overnight stays are permitted for camping/self-catering accommodation, where units are self-contained, with no shared facilities and used by members of the same household or support bubble. 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. 


Tapnell Farm offers a variety of holiday accommodation from boutique glamping in Safari Tents to newly built wooden Cabins and two beautiful cottages 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, gallery and gift shop and Tapnell Farm Park - an all-weather attraction! Children of all ages are welcome. Car parking available. Pets 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 - 17:00
  • Check-out - 09:30


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
  • Pets 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 you keep to social distancing rules as much as possible. They have enhanced cleaning measures in place to protect staff and guests, please check out their Coronavirus update – find out more.
If you have any worries or concerns please call Tapnell Farm on 01983 758729 and they will be happy to discuss them with you. .

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