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Ventnor makes for a great holiday destination, the town was popular during the Victorian era when it was renowned as a health resort due to it’s micro-climate. The town has been expanding over the past few years with new restaurants, shops, and bars being opened as well as some great holiday accommodation both in and around the town.
Leconfield Guest House – Ventnor
The Leconfield in the historical village of Bonchurch is a luxury guest accommodation with panoramic sea views from most of its guest and public rooms. A warm welcome awaits you on arrival and during your stay you can expect an excellent level of service and fine food from it’s AA rosette award restaurant.
St. Andrew’s is a handsome, distinguished building of character dating from the 1830’s. It is in an idyllic setting in its own grounds with secluded south facing gardens overlooking the sea. Experience the peaceful and relaxing atmosphere of home and garden, the sounds of the sea and the crickets chirping on a summer evening.
Appuldurcombe Gardens Holiday Park – Ventnor
Our idyllic family holiday park is situated within 14 acres of lush secluded grounds, surrounded by beautiful open countryside. We are located in a designated area of outstanding nature beauty, and are an ideal spot for bird watching and horse riding. There are also an excellent network of footpaths and cycle paths.
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Bank End farm – Ventnor
Hidden on the south coast of the island, in an idyllic location, renowned for its mild climate. 3 lovingly converted barns sleeping 2-8 people, 2 self catering bungalows each sleeping 6, one newly renovated cottage sleeping 6 and 2 yurts each sleeping 4.
Riviera Park Self Catering Apartments & Lodges – Ventnor
Set in the picturesque village of Bonchurch has a selection of stunning 4 star Lodges and Apartments for a truly tranquil self catering holiday. The park has WiFi, indoor pool and Outdoor Tennis court to keep you amused and is only a short walk on the coastal path leads you to Ventnor.
The Salt Pot -Sleeps 8 – Pet Friendly – Ventnor
The Salt Pot is a lovely three bedroom cottage is in a quiet location and enjoys sea views from the lounge, front bedroom & balcony. It is a two minute walk down steps to the sea wall at Wheelers Bay. A decked roof terrace provides superb views across Wheelers Bay and over the Downs behind Ventnor, and is an ideal place to relax . For colder months there is a wood burning stove in the living room.
During the mid 1800’s, it was for many years a Victorian School for Young Gentlemen. All rooms have stunning views along with the comfort and relaxation that a holiday here offers. Veryan is situated in an idyllic location on the outskirts of Ventnor surrounded by beautiful downlands to the rear, and sea views to the front.
The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary – Wroxall, Ventnor
A home to over 90 donkeys and 24 horses and ponies who have been abandoned or rescued; they have all been given a new lease of life at the sanctuary’s farm at Wroxall which is open to visitors from February 14th to November 3rd.
Ventnor Botanic Gardens – Ventnor
Ventnor Botanic Garden lies in the remarkable microclimate at the heart of the famous ‘Undercliff.’ This unique garden is protected from the cold northerly winds by chalk downs. Indeed, it holds the warmth from its southerly aspect so well that, combined with the moderating influence of the sea, frost is rarely known. When frost does occur it is usually of short duration and not great severity.
Get active and enjoy some great walks in Ventnor
Beautiul Beaches in and around Ventnor to Explore
Monks Bay – Niton, Ventnor
Orchards Bay – Ventnor
Reeth Bay – Niton, Ventnor
Steephill Cove – Ventnor
Ventnor Beach – Ventnor