If you're looking for a holiday to remember then POEM 25 is the place for you. Guests of all ages will love this house boat, stylish interior plus plenty of memrobeillia and cabins  to explore, plus fantastic views of the harbour. 

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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.


Poem 25 offers a unique holiday experience, one that you will never forget. The former Hull Lighter Barge has been converted into a luxurious floating home, maintaining traditional materials and introducing modern design. This marvellous floating home is moored in Bembridge just a short walk from the pubs, individual shops and cafes. There is a spacious upper deck and 4 lower deck sleeping cabins. A truly exciting experience for all ages.

Sleeping up to 9 people this fascinating house boat has 4 lower deck cabins, ‘Bow Cabin’ a super king double, ‘Stern Cabin’ a king size double with daybed, ‘Middle Cabin’ a king size bedroom linked to the ‘Bunk Cabin’ that has bunk beds and a trolley bed. Three cabins have en-suites and the bunk room has access via the linked room. Plenty of storage throughout the cabins. On the upper deck is an open living space comprising of a fully fitted kitchen, dining area and living room with stunning views. From the main lobby is the WC and a utility room with washing machine. Bed Linen and WiFi included. Car park 50 yards from mooring. Children of all ages welcome. Dogs welcome.

Open: April -  3 November  |  Minimum number of nights: 7 nights only arriving Friday or Saturday except mid July to end of August when Saturday arrivals only. 

Facilities included

  • Car Parking 50 yards from mooring
  • WiFi
  • Washing machine
  • Board games and books
  • Under floor heating

What's included

  • Gas
  • Electricity
  • Bed linen
  • Towels Included


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

What's not included

  • Beach towels
  • Pets are welcome and charged at £35 per stay, must be booked in advance.


 Key security deposit

  • A key security deposit of £250 is required prior to arrival - details will be sent with your confirmation

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

Poem 25 House Boat, Embankment Road, Bembridge, Isle of Wight, PO35 5NR

  • Bembridge Lifeboat Station

    • Bembridge Windmill
  • Wight Karting
  • Oasis

    • Busy Bee Garden and Gift Centre
  • Isle of Wight Zoo
  • Dinosaur Isle
  • Bars and restaurants