The beautiful Tapnell Manor is just perfect for large family gatherings or for a selection of friends to enjoy a break away together. With fantastic views and plenty of space both indoors and out, it's all just a couple of clicks away!

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Tapnell Manor is set between two working farms and with views to Tennyson Down and the Solent you’ll have breath-taking views and natural beauty whichever way you look.  Having been recently refurbished, Tapnell Manor still retaining its rustic appeal but brings the interior into the 21st century. Situated in the glorious West Wight the manor is just 10 minutes from the pretty sailing village of Yarmouth, the dramatic coastline of Freshwater and the Needles and beaches of Compton Bay (great for surfing), Colwell and Totland bays for great swimming.

Upon entering Tapnell Manor you are greeted with an oak-floored, beamed hall complete with open fire and comfortable seating. There is as large drawing room with TV and open fire and a dining room easily seating up to 20 people. The fully equipped Farmhouse kitchen has a 4 oven Aga, and a seating area. Separate utility room. A downstairs cloakroom and wet room with disabled facilities. A large conservatory and dining area. There is a children’s playroom with a sofa bed and TV and a games room with table tennis and dart board. The farmhouse has 10 bedrooms; 6 doubles, a family (king and single), a triple, a twin and a bunk room. On the first floor is a family ensuite with king and single beds, a double, a twin with bathroom opposite, king-size double, bunk room with wooden cot, triple with 3 single beds. There is also 3 bathrooms and 1 shower room on this floor. The second-floor attic 1 has a Sleigh double bed with spectacular views over Tennyson Down and a double ensuite. Attic 2 has two double ensuite rooms sharing a lounge area. Rustic garden and two patio areas complete the experience

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!

Open: All year | Minimum number of nights: 3 nights Fri-Mon, 4 nights Mon-Fri, 7 nights Mon-Mon or Fri-Fri


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

Facilities included

  • Car parking
  • Games room 
  • Licensed bar
  • Restaurant
  • 2 patio areas and gardens

What's included

  • Towels
  • Electricity
  • Bed-linen

What's not included

  • Beach towels 
  • Pets not accepted

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.

First floor bedrooms

'Blue room' - Large family room with king size bed (can be split into a twin upon request) and single bed, ensuite and tv.

'Grandma's room' - Double four poster bedroom with tv.

'Afton view' - Twin bedroom (can be made into a superking upon request) with bathroom opposite

'Garden room' - King-size double room with tv.

'Nursery'- Bunk beds & wooden cot.

'Magnolia' -Triple bedroom with 3 single beds.

3 bathrooms and 1 shower room.

Second floor attic 1

'Tennyson's room' - Sleigh double bed with spectacular views over Tennyson's down.

'Butterfly room' - King bedroom (can be split into a twin upon request) with en suite bathroom.

Second floor attic 2

'Solent view' - Double bedroom with en-suite.

'The Nest' - Double bedroom with en-suite. Shared lounge area.

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.

Tapnell Manor Address: Tapnell Farm, Newport Road, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight PO41 0YJ

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