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.

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

Please note: we recommend that you obtain adequate holiday insurance cover at time of booking. 


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


Covid-19 updates

The Barn request you keep to social distancing rules as much as possible.
They have enhanced cleaning measures in place to protect staff and guests.
If you have any worries or concerns please call The Barn on 01983 300101 and they will be happy to discuss them with you.


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

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