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Osborne House, English Heritage, East Cowes

Landmark, Castle/Historic House - Address: Education Bookings, East Cowes, Isle of Wight PO32 6JX

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“A right Royal country pile!”

published 22/07/2013

ProAn insight into the homely family life of Queen Vi...

ConsToo much to see and take in in one visit.

Osborne House Isle of Wight. (English Heritage.) Osborne house was the private holiday home of Queen Victoria and her family. It is at East Cowes on the Isle of Wight with superb views over the Solent and is managed and maintained by English Heritage. It was here that Queen Victoria died away...

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ProLots to see and do, very interesting

ConsExpensive

When I decided to go to the Isle of Wight during the summer of 2012, I knew I would have to go to Osborne House. Famous as the holiday home of Queen Victoria and her family during the nineteenth century, there is a wealth of history here, and I was really looking forward to my visit. An...

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“Queen Victoria's Residence”

published 02/04/2012

ProLots to see and do

ConsIndividual ticket prices are high

We visited the Isle of Wight in October. I had been a couple of times before but not in about ten years so it was nice to get away for a weekend. Before we went we arranged what we were going to do because we also went with my sister and her partner and therefore needed to do things that everyone...

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“The island home of a Queen”

published 17/09/2001

ProBeautifully laid out and arranged; perfect for the...

ConsNone

More than any other building in Britain, Osborne House is steeped in and associated with the family history of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. They disliked Brighton Pavilion and found it lacking in privacy, so they bought the estate in 1845, and had the house and gardens laid out as an...

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“Fit for a Queen”

published 05/08/2007

ProLavish Interiors and Gardens

ConsCafe could be better

Osborne House and its 342 acre estate were purchased by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert in 1845 as a country residence. Situated in East Cowes on the Isle of Wight, overlooking Portsmouth harbour it is easy to see the attraction. Architect Thomas Cubitt was given the task of rebuilding and...

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“Queen Vic's summer residence”

published 18/07/2004

Proa nice day out when weather not so good

Consis quite expensive

A family of Four £20. Guide Book £2.50 Really Nice, the Whole experience is really nice, they walk is somewhat guided because you have to follow the path through the house, and if you are an Art lover it is amazing. Queen Vic. must have been well read up on her artists, my favorite is up the main...

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ProPretty gardens, lovely rooms

Conshill to get up, rainy weather

Osborne House situated on the Isle of Weight was designed as a country retreat away from London. Constructed in the fashion of an Italian villa, Queen Victoria & Albert found privacy from the prying eyes of public life. The building first began life in 1845; Prince Albert had a liking for the...

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Landmark, Castle/Historic House - Address: Education Bookings, East Cowes, Isle of Wight PO32 6JX

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Address: Education Bookings, East Cowes, Isle of Wight PO32 6JX

City: East Cowes, Isle Of Wight

Type: Landmark, Castle/Historic House

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