Osborne House (entry included) -
Visit Victoria and Albert's private apartments, their bathing beach and children's play-cottage for an intimate glimpse of royal family life. Then stroll through the garden terraces where the stunning views across the Solent reminded Prince Albert of the Bay of Naples.
Throughout the day and into the evening, the hotel's selection of comfortable dining areas provide a modern and stylish meeting place for holiday visitors, business people and local residents.
Enjoy the comfort and luxury of the newly extended air conditioned restaurant and lounge, offering a variety of dishes for lunch and dinner, as well as traditional roast Sunday lunch. There is also an excellent coffee shop menu with a wide choice of home made cakes. Our stylish patio beer garden and conservatory are ideal for a relaxing over fine food and drink at any time of the year.
All food is freshly cooked using the finest local ingredients, and every meal, from dinners to light snacks, is complemented by a large selection of quality wines and beers.
Newport / Carrisbrooke Castle (entry NOT included) -
The quintessential romantic castle, Carrisbrooke has been an Elizabethan artillery fortress, a king's prison and a royal summer residence. Here you can meet the lovable donkeys and see them work, visit a fascinating museum and see the castle's Edwardian garden. Experience far reaching panoramic views from high castle walls and place yourself at the very heart of the Isle of Wight's History.
A selection of bedrooms at Yellf's Hotel have picturesque views across Ryde and the Solent. Their rooms range from Singles to Suites and Four-bedded rooms, and accommodate every visitors' needs, from holiday makers to business visitors. All 40 bedrooms are superbly appointed and are en-suite with flat screen TV including Freeview, radio, direct dial telephone, hairdryer and courtesy tea and coffee making facilities.
* All prices are per person for the duration of the week - Based on two people sharing a double/twin/triple room.
** Single person occupancy is subject to supplement fee
A warm welcome awaits you at Yelf's Hotel in Ryde, the Gateway to the Isle of Wight.
Yelf's Hotel offers an all year round service, including Christmas, to holiday and business visitors, from single rooms and suites to self-catering accommodation.
The hotel is one of the oldest original coaching inns on the Isle of Wight and has been carefully refurbished to retain much of its charm and atmosphere.
A comfortable bar and lounge, conservatory and patio beer garden, and an air conditioned restaurant provide Islanders and visitors alike with a relaxing venue for a drink or delicious meal during a short stay or longer break. Whatever the purpose of your visit, you're guaranteed a warm welcome, fine food and great service all year round.
Departing South Wales, we head towards Southampton for our ferry crossing to the Isle of Wight. Stopping along the way for a break, we should reach Yelf's Hotel by late afternoon.
Day 2 & Day 3
On this Historic Midweek tour package we will visit:
Osborne House (entry included)
Newport / Carrisbrooke Castle (entry NOT included)
Mystery excursion(s) - Enjoy a complimentary excursion from DAVEY HOLIDAYS
Day at leisure - Enjoy a free day in Ryde.
Portsmouth is only a 10 minute ferry by Hover Craft from Ryde. If this is something you would like to do, speak to our driver as we can arrange travel for you.
After breakfast we depart the hotel for the return ferry crossing at West Cowes. We will be stopping for a break before returning to South Wales in the afternoon.
Yelf's Hotel - Ryde
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Return Ferry Crossing
3 Star Hotel
4 Nights Dinner, Bed & Breakfast
Excursion(s) - See Itinerary
Entry ticket to Osborne House