The backdrop to this incredible building is almost as impressive as the place itself. The Barn is located in Merstone, with easy access to the main bus route and cycle tracks. The Barn’s interior will provide every comfort, with spacious and well-decorated rooms, complete with bed linen and towels.

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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 Barn is situated in the hamlet of Merstone, surrounded by farmland, with uninterrupted views of the countryside and an abundance of wildlife on your doorstep ranging from ducks, partridges, foxes, badgers and plenty of garden birds.  The Barn is centrally located and being on a main bus route and cycle track is ideally placed to explore the Island. 

The accommodation is an attached converted barn in excellent condition and tastefully furnished, with wooden floors and some beamed ceilings.  Sleeping 6 people comfortably in 3 bedrooms  - double en suite, twin bedroom (one standard size, one small), Bunk bedroom (small) - plus campbed if required. Open plan kitchen and dining room, family bathroom, front and rear courtyard.  Baby's cot, bath, highchair and safety gate available at no additional charge must be reserved at time of booking.  TV in each room.  Free wi-fi.  Bed linen is included.  Towels included.  Car parking available.  Welcome pack provided. Short breaks available.  Children of all ages welcome.  Pets not accepted. 

Open: all year  |  Minimum number of nights: 4 and 5 nights are available to start on any day of the week.  7 night stays start on a Saturday


  • Check-in - 15:00
  • Check-out - 10:00


Facilities included

  • Car parking
  • TV and DVD player
  • WiFi

What's included

  • Towels
  • Electricity
  • Bed linen

What's not included

  • Beach towels
  • Pets not accepted


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

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.

The Barn Address: Alma Cottage, Merstone Lane, Merstone, Isle of Wight PO30 3DQ

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