Dog Friendly Lodges Isle of Wight
Blessed with an abundance of wide open space and award-winning landscapes, featuring sandy bays, chalk cliffs and rolling hills, you and your four-legged friend can re-discover the great outdoors on the Isle of Wight.
- Brighstone, EnglandPeacefully located along a quiet rural lane, this spacious detached family home enjoys a lawned garden and superb far reaching views over local countryside. It is only half a mile from the picturesque village of Brighstone with its thatched roof shops and cottages, pub, restaurant and small museum. This welcoming home has a well equipped kitchen, a conservatory and sea views from the master bedroom. This area is fantastic for scenic walking. Footpaths from the house lead to breathtaking routes across miles of Heritage coastline or onto the Downs, joining the popular Tennyson Trail leading to Tennyson Down with its monument and on to the Needles. West High Down and Headon Warren are other popular walks in the area. Quiet lanes and off-road trails make the area ideal for cycling, and the sign-posted 60 mile ’Round the Island’ cycle route passes through the village. The unspoilt west coast beaches, including the secluded, sandy bay of Compton is within a 10-minute drive, and plenty of outdoor pursuits including sailing, fishing, golf, cycling, paragliding and watersports can be found locally. Within easy reach are many tourist attractions, including the Needles, Blackgang Chine, pottery painting at Chessell, Ventnor Botanical Gardens, Calbourne Water Mill, Dinosaur Isle, Carisbrooke Castle, Osborne House, The Garlic Farm and many more. Shop, pub and restaurant ½ mile.£72From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Ventnor, EnglandBeautifully presented, this superb Victorian house offers spacious, well-equipped holiday accommodation and has been lovingly restored. It enjoys a wealth of character and original features such as high ceilings and sweeping carved wood staircase, combined with modern kitchen and bathroom (one of which has a romantic freestanding Victorian roll-top bath with open fire). Situated in one of Ventnor’s most scenic areas opposite the attractive park, the cottage is a short stroll from the esplanade, botanical gardens, beach, local pubs and restaurants. Shop
1/2mile.£104From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Newport, Isle of Wight, EnglandOffering extensive views across the countryside over the downs to Newport, the island’s capital, this attractive holiday barn has been thoughtfully converted. There is access to Newport and Arreton via bridle paths and the rest of the Isle of Wight should you wish to walk or cycle it, while buses into Newport and Ryde (the two main bus stations) are about 5 minutes away to take you anywhere you want to go on the Island. Discover many attractions nearby including Arreton Barns, The Garlic Farm and Robin Hill Adventure Park. Also within easy driving distance are Osborne House, Carisbrooke Castle, Ventnor Botanical Gardens, museums, vineyards and wildlife centres. Centrally located on the Isle of Wight, Fair Isle House is a great base to explore the famous Needles, Alum Bay and Black Gang Chine, which are all within a short drive away. Nearby are the attractions of Robin Hill Adventure Park and Gardens and Arreton Barns, the Isle of Wight’s hub for artisans and craftspeople, as well as Brading Down, a local nature reserve with outstanding natural beauty. Buses into Newport and Ryde (the two main bus stations) are about 5 minutes away to take you anywhere you want to go on the Island. Fishing nearby. Beach 7 miles. Shop and restaurant 1 mile. Pub within 1 mile.£51From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Newchurch, EnglandGroves Cottage (ref 28101) and Devonia (ref 24595) are situated in the delightful village of Newchurch, these detached holiday homes offer ideal family accommodation, each peacefully located with an enclosed garden. They lie in the charming village of Newchurch, surrounded by countryside, an area of Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with plenty of walks and cycle and nature trails. Wildlife such as the famous red squirrel, various birds and other wildlife can be seen. Nearby is Amazon World Zoo Park, one of the top family attractions, and Robin Hill Adventure Park. Discover the Garlic Farm and Arreton Barns, or further afield is the picturesque Godshill with model village gift shop and tea rooms. Within a 5-minute drive, visit the popular tourist resort of Sandown, with seaside entertainment including amusements, Tiger Island Zoo, putting, crazy golf, pier leisure centre and waterside dining in one of the many restaurants and cafés. Shanklin is also within easy reach, with the magical Chine, and quaint thatched roofed tea rooms, houses and shops. There is so much to do on this sunny island, plenty of National Trust homes and gardens including Osborne House, Queen Victoria’s former holiday abode, Carisbrooke Mill, Lavender Farm, donkey sanctuary, glass making, dinosaur park and various museums. Many outdoor pursuits can be enjoyed on the island, including excellent scenic walks along miles of Heritage coastline, sailing, fishing, hang gliding, surfing, golf, cycling, riding and crabbing. Groves Cottage (ref 28101) and Devonia (ref 24595) are adjacent and can be booked together to accommodate up to 16 guests. Shop 1 mile, pub and restaurant ¼ mile.
Groves Cottage can be booked together with Devonia Cottage (ref 24595), Laurel Cottage (ref UKC4247) and Devonia Studio (ref UK33275) to accommodate up to 29 guests.£145From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Ventnor, EnglandWestgate Cottage is a charming 17th-century stone built holiday cottage located in the picturesque village of St Lawrence, at the southernmost tip of the island. This delightful detached home, awarded four stars by Visit Britain, nestles in a peaceful location within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, making it ideal for those wishing to explore the countryside and many coastal walks. The garden is fully enclosed and houses a table and chairs, recliners, BBQ and table tennis table. There is also the option to rent a hot tub via a local supplier at a favourable rate. Originally the local coach house with stables and accommodation for visitors, there are still remnants of a bygone age, with lashing points for the horses and cobbled pathways. The secure gated walled garden provides an ideal area for children and pets. The village has a local post office and store, and popular unspoilt Steephill Cove, cricket club and splendid Botanical Gardens are all close by. The Victorian seaside resort of Ventnor has an esplanade where freshly caught fish, crab and lobster can be purchased. Other places of interest include Isle of Wight Glass, St. Boniface Down, or further afield The Needles, Carisbrook Castle and Osborne House. For the outdoor enthusiast, golf, scenic walks within miles of stunning coastline, riding, cycling, hang-gliding and sailing can all be found nearby. Shop 0.5 miles, pub and restaurant 1.5 miles.£116From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Ventnor, EnglandThis quaint, 19th century, end of terrace holiday cottage is set on a quiet road close to the beach and amenities, and has extensive sea views from the lawned garden, patio and balcony. Ideally placed for touring the island, with Ventnor Botanical Gardens and St Catherine’s Lighthouse nearby. Visit Shanklin and Shanklin Chine, a beautiful walk down a wooded ravine with waterfalls, or Sandown with its zoo and lovely beaches. Shop and restaurant 500 yards, pub 400 yards.£62From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Brighstone, EnglandLocated less than 10 minutes away from the picturesque coastline, this delightful, detached barn is great for couples - whether it be for a full week’s holiday or a short break. Badgers Sett Brook is also dog friendly, making it the perfect base to explore all that the south-western side of the Isle of Wight has to offer with your four-legged friend.
Brook Bay can be found moments away on the unspoiled south west coast of the island. The beach is made up of golden sands, and is great for many activities, from cricket on the beach, to kite and wind-surfing for the more adventurous. One of the beach’s more unique features is the fossilised forest of huge trees which appears from beneath the waves at Hanover Point at low tide, it’s definitely worthwhile booking a tour on the beach to see the dinosaur footprints in the sandstone ledge.
The island has become a real hot spot for cycling enthusiasts with a choice of challenging off road bridleways, peaceful byways and level purpose-made tracks running along its former railway lines. Cycle to the famous Needles landmark or take on the full round the island route, which is 66 miles long and is used for the annual Isle of Wight Randonnee. You can also travel along the route at a more leisurely pace and along the way you will find numerous restaurants, pubs and cafés amongst the quaint villages and towns serving tasty local produce. Beach ½ mile. Shop and restaurant 2½ miles, pub ¾ mile.£48From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Cowes, EnglandButtercup Barn is a beautiful home right in the countryside of Wootton, very close to the popular seaside resort of Ryde. With rolling countryside views and beautiful walks on your doorstep, Buttercup Barn really is a place to switch off and relax. Of course, if activity is your thing you will be spoilt for choice as there is so much to offer on the beautiful Isle of Wight, from watersports, horse riding, golf and much much more. There is also an extensive variety of footpaths, bridleways and cycle routes just waiting to be explored. Firestone Copse, a beautiful woodland walk, is just a short drive across the creek.
Wootton Bridge has a number of local shops, and a good choice of takeaways and pubs. There are many places of interest and all just a short drive including Osborne House, the stately holiday residence of Queen Victoria, Quarr Abbey with its resident monks, and impressive Carisbrooke Castle. The Victorian town of Ryde is also a short drive and is the second major town on the Island. There are a variety of restaurants, bars, cafés and shops and the gently sloping sandy beach spans approximately a mile to Appley. Beach 1 mile.£170From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Sandown, EnglandLaurel Cottage is a luxury, detached, spacious holiday home, able to accommodate up to 11 guests. This luxurious cottage is situated in the delightful rural village of Newchurch, making it the perfect place to relax and unwind after a family day out exploring the sunny island.
With motion sensor lighting, beautiful oak staircase and engineered oak flooring in most rooms, you will feel a sense of luxury from the moment you arrive. Upon entering this stunning property, you will find a large, spacious, open plan living, dining and kitchen area. Relax and watch a movie on the 50" Smart TV, or play your favourite playlist through the Sonos sound system with integrated ceiling speakers, while enjoying spending time with friends and family. The well-equipped kitchen offers everything you need to cook a delicious meal, and there is also a central island with four bar stools, ideal for socialising or enjoying breakfast. Bi-folding doors lead from the living and dining areas to the decked sun lounge and enclosed garden, with further French doors from the dining area leading to the rear patio barbecue area and enclosed landscaped garden. Sleeping 11 guests, there are 5 bedrooms, two with en-suite facilities, each providing luxurious comforts such as underfloor heating with individual thermostat, Smart TVs, USB sockets, fitted wardrobes and luxury laminate flooring. The family bathroom, wet room and en-suite shower rooms also have underfloor heating with individual thermostat, drench showers with separate shower attachment, sensor lighting, illuminated mirrors with shaving point and vanity units. Outside, guests can enjoy the fantastic gardens and barbecue area. Relax and unwind in the decked sun lounge area, or enjoy a family barbecue. This impressive property really does offer guests a taste of luxury and provides the perfect place for large families looking to enjoy a holiday together or special occasion.
The charming village of Newchurch is surrounded by countryside, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with plenty of walks, cycle routes and nature trails for you all to enjoy. Nature lovers will adore the various birds and wildlife that can regularly be spotted in and around this area, including the famous red squirrel. Nearby you will find lots of exciting places to visit with your family, but Amazon World Zoo Park, one of the top family attractions, and Robin Hill Adventure Park, should definitely go to the top of your itinerary!
Discover the Garlic Farm and Arreton Barns, or further afield is the picturesque Godshill, with model village, gift shop and tea rooms. Also within a 5-minute drive, you can visit the popular tourist resort of Sandown, with seaside entertainment, including amusements, Tiger Island Zoo, a putting green, crazy golf, pier leisure centre and waterside dining in one of the many restaurants and cafés.
Shanklin is also within easy reach, with the magical Chine and quaint thatched roofed tea rooms, houses and shops. There is so much to do on this beautiful island; there are plenty of National Trust homes and gardens to marvel at, including Osborne House, Queen Victoria’s former holiday abode, Carisbrooke Mill, Lavender Farm, donkey sanctuary, glass making, dinosaur park and various other museums. For the thrill-seekers, several outdoor pursuits can be enjoyed on the island, including excellent scenic walks along miles of Heritage coastline, sailing, fishing, hang gliding, surfing, golf, cycling, riding and crabbing. Beach 4 miles. Shop 1½ miles, pub and restaurant ¼ miles.
Laurel Cottage can be booked together with Devonia (ref 24595), Groves Cottage (ref 28101) and Devonia Studio (ref UK33275) to accommodate up to 29 guests.£383From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Bembridge, EnglandOnce on the island, the end of your journey brings you to a delightful chalet bungalow, built of stone with a tiled roof, which neatly sits between two neighbouring properties. A gravel path leads from the two off-road parking spaces, through a grassed front garden to the main door. On entry, a mixture of traditional and eclectic furnishings are offset against white walls and highlighted by patterned soft furnishings and decorative artwork. The dining room provides a space for more formal meals, after which, crossing the hallway into the lounge, you can enjoy a post dinner coffee or curl up in front of the television. Beyond the front reception rooms there is a snug - once inside, shut the door for quiet reflection or reading, for children or adults alike. The kitchen/diner is located down the corridor and has ample room for aspiring chefs to prep home-cooked meals, utilising the range oven. The table and bench sitting are ideal for a quick snack between activities or an alternative space for a more casual meal. To make the most of the English summer sunshine and balmy evenings the back garden has a large barbecue and exterior dining table, reached via the kitchen. The end of the enclosed garden is grassed and perfect for younger guests to play, leaving the remaining party to linger at the table, enjoying post dinner banter!
The staircase from the hallway leads up to two double bedrooms, a twin room and a further room with bunk beds. There should be no need to queue for a shower, as the first floor is served by a large bath/shower room, with an en-suite off the larger double and you’ll find an additional shower room on the ground floor. All the bedrooms benefit from a garden or sea view, being furnished for comfort and full of colour, to enhance your holiday mood!
Step over the threshold and make your way along a rural track and in a short 10 minutes you’ll find yourself at Priory Bay. On route you will pass by The Coach House, which can be booked in conjunction Cluniac Cottage, to accommodate a party of eighteen in total. Why not spend time enjoying the picturesque bay - swimming, snorkelling, paddle boarding or simply soaking up the sun, with an indulgent picnic.
This property maybe slightly off the beaten track, but rest assure the local amenities are still in easy reach. Once outside, you can quickly immerse yourself into the islands stunning woodlands and coastal walks, with St Helens, Seaview and Bembridge being the nearest pit stops, all with wonderful beaches worthy of a visit. Seaview aptly named due to the panoramic views, comes alive in the summer, popular with the regular sailing fraternity and holiday makers alike. The local coastal towns all offer a variety of restaurants, serving local produce, with some not surprisingly, specialising in fish and seafood.
Although the island is renowned for its warm, sunny climate, plenty of the attractions can be enjoyed throughout the year. Explore the quaint villages, indulge in cream teas and local produce, discover the inventive ways to use garlic at The Garlic Farm and restaurant, take the plunge at the Tapnell Farm Aqua Park, explore the rides and grounds at Robin Hill Adventure Park, broaden your knowledge at the museums and historic sites or fall in love with the adorable animals at one of the dedicated animal centres, like the Donkey or Wildheart Animal Sanctuaries.
Alternatively step into the world of Queen Victoria by visiting her Italian inspired holiday home Osborne House, designed by her beloved husband Prince Albert or enjoy the individual charms offered at Carisbrooke Mill or Quarr Abbey. Perhaps a day simply fishing, surfing or walking the coastal path, exploring the magical Shanklin Chine or Ventnor Botanical Gardens is more up your street. Finally, don’t forget that there is often an event or festival to factor into your holiday agenda, such as the famous Isle of Wight Festival, Cowes Week, the Walking Festival, which encompasses the whole island and the Classic Car Extravaganza, held annually in Ryde. Whatever you decide, the Isle of Wight has plenty to offer! Beach 600 yards. Shop ¾ mile, pub and restaurant 1 mile.
Cluniac Cottage (ref UK13293) can be booked together with The Coach House (ref UK13294) to accommodate up to 18 guests.£225From price per night based on 7 night stay