Osborne House - Isleofwight
Are you a business owner in Isle of Wight?
Promote your business 365 days a year with the #1 Guide to Isle of Wight.
- Gain MAXIMUM EXPOSURE with a 'Dedicated Business Profile'
Directions to Osborne House
Queen Victoria wrote 'It is impossible to imagine a prettier spot' after her first visit to Osborne House on the Isle of Wight - the royal seaside palace where Queen Victoria enjoyed many of her years in reign living. She spent her happiest times here with her beloved Prince Albert and their nine children, before her husband passed away.
Osborne House allows you to imagine what it might have been like in Queen Victoria's home during Victorian times, with much of the house now open to visitors. See the grand reception rooms with views over the beautiful grounds and out to sea, along with the more private and intimate glimpses of royal life in the bedrooms and children's nursery upstairs. Imagine the hustle and bustle of the servants quarters downstairs and wander through the immaculate gardens outside. The interior has been extremely well maintained, with original furnishings, priceless artworks and some items that still belong to The Royal Collection.
The grounds are immense and beautifully maintained. However, although large you can also appreciate the love and devotion that the Queen had for her Isle of Wight home, with personal touches such as a mini fort play area for the children and well thought out areas and hideaways. Queen Victoria's beach is also now open to the public, which is a 20 min walk from the house. A mini bus also runs in order to help people get around the grounds.
Did you know that you can stay at Osborne House in their Pavilion Cottage?
You may also like
- Best Seller
English Heritage Overseas Visitors Pass - 9 and 16 Days
Enjoy free entry to over 100 English Heritage sites including Stonehenge, Dover Castle, Hadrian's Wall and Tintagel Castle. Only available to non-UK residents, you can st9 Reviews
3-day Isle of Wight & the Southern Coast Small-Group Tour
Immerse yourself in the marvellous Isle of Wight on this thorough 3-day adventure. Along with your professional guides, explore what this marvellous seaside location has
- Best Seller
Osborne Admission Ticket
Osborne reflects Queen Victoria and Prince Albert's passions, tastes, and style. Ornate furnishings and artifacts from The Royal Collection fill rooms and corridors where
- Best Seller
Isle of Wight Day Trip from London
Experience what England was like in days gone by on a day trip to the Isle of Wight from London. Get some free time on England's largest island and see sights such as the6 Reviews
Mottistone Manor GardenBrighstone, Isle of Wight
Mottistone Manor Garden is a fantastic place to visit for calm and tranquility in beautiful, historic surroundings. The National Trust now maintain the site.............
Owl and Monkey HavenNewport, Isle of Wight
The Owl and Monkey Haven has been created to provide a safe, happy environment for primates and birds of prey who find themselves without a home. Open from 10am daily....
The Needles Park, Alum BayFreshwater, Isle of Wight
Our world famous coloured sand cliffs overlook the Isle of Wight’s most famous landmark – The Needles Rocks and Lighthouse. The chairlift is one of the many attractio
Puckpool ParkSeaview, Isle of Wight
Puckpool Park is a free attraction, perfect for picnics, games, mini golf and family fun on the Isle of Wight. In Seaview near Ryde, the park is a short stroll away to th
Wight Cycle HireYarmouth, Isle of Wight
Wight Cycle Hire offers you Isle of Wight bike rental in Yarmouth. You can rent a bike in all shapes and sizes, to explore the island yourselves or enjoy a guided tour. P
Carisbrooke CastleNewport, Isle of Wight
The Isle of Wight's Carisbrooke Castle, now looked after by the English Heritage, is well known for being the place where King Charles I was imprisoned. Rich in history a