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The beautiful Osborne House
Osborne House (Isle of Wight)
Member Name: stacey2911
Osborne House (Isle of Wight)
Advantages: It is a beautiful historical landmark
Disadvantages: Can get a bit pricey if you go too often
Osborne House is my all time favourite place to visit on the Isle of Wight and seeing as i lived there for 20 years I think that's saying a lot for this historical landmark.
Osborne House is situated in East Cowes on the Isle of Wight, It's quite easy to get to by car and public transport. It's close to the ferry terminal as well for people that do not live on the Isle of Wight but want to visit for the day. The exact address is: York Avenue, East Cowes, Isle of Wight PO32 6JX
Child (5-15 years)- £8.00
Concession - £12.10
Family (2 adults, 3 children)- £34.80
Explore the beautiful house of Queen Victoria, Prince Albert and their children. You can view the state rooms held for private functions and the family rooms. See where the Queen used to be dressed in her dressing room or the royal bathroom or maybe viewing Prince Alberts Study is more of something you'd prefer to see. The decoration in this house from the paint to the flooring has been kept as similar as it can be to what it was originally like, obviously it has been kept as nice as possible so exact colouring might be off which you can expect. You can't touch the items within the house for obvious reasons but the beautiful house and artefacts are amazing.
View the beautiful beach where Queen Victoria and Prince Albert spent many a days. You can also see the bathing machine that was used. In July and August there is entertainment held on the beaches such as punch and Judy and many Victorian games which gives the children an insight of the games that Victorian children would have played ( no x-box or tv for sure)
The Swiss cottage
The cottage was used as the children s own house, Beatrice especially spent a lot of time in this house. Many of Queen Victoria's children used this part of the garden to plant flowers and vegetables. This is my favourite part of the house, i love the cottage where the children grew up learning new skills. I'm not certain as to why this is my favourite part it's just very beautiful it's situated about three quarters of a mile away from the house.
Osborne house is proud and famous for their gardens they are stunning, If you have a passion for gardening or appreciate nature and wildlife you will really enjoy viewing this part of the house.
You can also take horse and carriage rides from the house to the beach which is a lovely way to travel.
You can hire a cottage at Osborne house to stay the night or 2 in.
You can hire out rooms or the garden for weddings
Osborne House gives you a real insight of what it must have been like to be Queen Victoria. Jealous of Queen Victoria's Holiday home it is beautiful.
Summary: Beautiful house in a beautiful location.