Appuldurcombe Farm has a number of great trails nearby or running through the farm and guests are encouraged to explore these paths and tracks. However, it is important to close gates behind you unless they are obviously tied or propped open. There is livestock (sheep and cows), so keep dogs on a lead and do […]


Ventnor is the nearest town to Appuldurcombe Farm – just 3.1 miles and a 10-minute drive, traffic permitting. It’s on the south coast of the island beneath St Boniface Down, which imparts its own warm and sunny microclimate.A beautiful Victorian resort and spa town, it has many local businesses and you’ll be surprised that it […]

Osbourne House

Osbourne House is the sumptuous holiday home of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. It’s a mile outside East Cowes on the north of the island about 12 miles or 25 minutes’ drive from Appuldurcombe Farm. Queen Victoria wrote “It is impossible to imagine a prettier spot”. The house overlooks the Solent and terraced gardens drop […]

Appuldurcombe House

Appuldurcombe was the seat of the Worsley family and construction of the English Baroque country house started early in the 18th century. It is located a short walk south of the cottages at Appuldurcombe Farm. Appuldurcombe House was once the grandest house on the Isle of Wight. However, a shadow of its former self, it […]