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A right Royal country pile!

Advantages: An insight into the homely family life of Queen Victoria.
Disadvantages: Too 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 Heritag ...

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A must-see attraction on the Isle of Wight

Advantages: Lots to see and do, very interesting
Disadvantages: Expensive

...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 ...

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Queen Victoria's Residence

Advantages: Lots to see and do
Disadvantages: Individual 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 ...

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Fit for a Queen

Advantages: Lavish Interiors and Gardens
Disadvantages: Cafe 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 Cubit ...

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The island home of a Queen

Advantages: Beautifully laid out and arranged; perfect for the Victorian enthusiast
Disadvantages: None

...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 t ...

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