Itinerary

Osborne House

Osborne House is a popular attraction on the Isle of Wight. Known fondly as Queen Victoria’s palace-by-the-sea this estate has an exquisitely furnished house and terraced gardens with panoramic views leading down to its own private beach on the Solent.

The House was built in 1845 for Queen Victoria and Prince Albert as a country retreat.

It was Queen Victoria’s family home where she spent time with Prince Albert and nine children. You can see the family rooms in the royal apartments (including the richly decorated Durbar Room) and the staterooms on a visit as well as the grounds with its walled garden.

All the mums will want to see the miniature Swiss Cottage built to teach the royal children household management!

In the Summer months, you can visit the Queen’s private beach and have fun watching the traditional Victorian entertainment.

“It is impossible to imagine a prettier spot” Were the words of Queen Victoria after her first visit to Osborne on the Isle of Wight.

The house is open from 10 am all year round closing an hour earlier than usual in the winter months and they host many events here.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Today
Expect a temp in the range 14.9℃ to 16.3℃ with wind speed 11.5 m/sec (SW)
Saturday, Oct 01
Expect a temp in the range 13.6℃ to 14.4℃ with wind speed 6.9 m/sec (W)
Sunday, Oct 02
Expect a temp in the range 14.4℃ to 15.8℃ with wind speed 5 m/sec (W)
Monday, Oct 03
Expect a temp in the range 8.2℃ to 10.6℃ with wind speed 1.6 m/sec (N)
Tuesday, Oct 04
Expect a temp in the range 12.3℃ to 14.8℃ with wind speed 2.3 m/sec (S)
Wednesday, Oct 05
Expect a temp in the range 15.9℃ to 16.6℃ with wind speed 6.2 m/sec (SW)
Thursday, Oct 06
Expect a temp in the range 7.6℃ to 10.1℃ with wind speed 2.2 m/sec (WNW)

Cowes weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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