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Newport, Isle Of Wight, Isle of Wight (Ref. 967556)

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2 Customer Review(s)

  • Paula

    “We had a lovely holiday, helped by the lovely weather, accommodation was fantastic clean and comfortable, only one draw back mosquitos!”

    But would definitely holiday there again, thank you

    - Paula, September 2020

Island Riding Centre Cottages

This charming collection of cottages can be found resting on the outskirts of Newport town, within the rural setting of the Island Riding Centre on the beautiful Isle of Wight. Each of the dwellings feature traditional stable doors and a quirky plaque telling the history of the horse in which the house is named after, giving subtle nods to its equestrian surroundings. These stylish holiday homes are complete with a well-equipped kitchen where you will discover a plethora of sleek appliances such as a contemporary electric oven and hob and a dishwasher, so there's no need to worry about who will be washing the dishes. Enjoy an entertaining evening indoors with use of the Smart TV that has been linked to the centre's WiFi, so that you can enjoy a wide selection of movies from apps such as Netflix and Amazon Prime, or indulge in some alfresco dining at the outdoor dining table that can be found in each of the properties enclosed garden. Guests have the option to bring along their own horses throughout their stay, or even learn to ride for the first time with expert trainers. Both our Frankel and Red Rum cottages can sleep up to four guests and welcome two well-behaved pets, whilst Marengo, Sefton and Seabiscuit are pet-free properties. Marengo and Seabiscuit are both accessible for wheelchair users and those with limited mobility. Our Marengo cottage sleeps five guests, whilst Sefton sleeps six and Seabiscuit sleeps a total of seven guests. Designated parking can be found to the cottages with an additional general car park available by the Equestrian Centre. Whether you’re an avid horse rider or a family who seek an escape to the Isle of Wight countryside, Island Riding Centre Cottages make the perfect place to retreat with your loved ones.

The property

Seabiscuit is a well-appointed cottage that can be found resting within the charming Island Riding Centre, Newport.

With it's rural surroundings and equestrian setting, this beautiful holiday home makes the perfect escape for families or groups of six whether they be avid horse riders travelling with their very own pony or complete novice.

Named after the Champion thoroughbred racehorse of Seabiscuit, this home boasts character through it's traditional stable doors and lovely framed information on the famous horse himself.

Make yourself at home on the sofas in the open-plan living room where you can make the most of the extensive range of movies and TV shows from the fabulous use of the centres Netflix and Amazon Prime accounts, the perfect addition to any quiet night indoors, or cook up a storm in the stunning country kitchen with chic black worktops and white subway tiles as well as a plethora of contemporary appliances including a dishwasher!

Discover three delightfully decorated bedrooms including a ground-floor single, double and two twins, each complete with crisp white bedding and relaxing neutral hues.

The double bedroom has the benefit of a tranquil en-suite shower room, whilst the twin bedrooms are both serviced by a chic bathroom with a bath, shower over and sower over, basin and a WC.

Spend summer nights dining alfresco in the enclosed back garden whilst popping open a bottle of fizz and toasting to a well-deserved holiday with family and friends.

Make the most of your time at the centre by enjoying a fun beginners riding class along the nearby sandy beach or watching as the horses play in the Sandy School across the way.

Venture into Newport town to pick up some groceries, or wine and down in one of the many local eateries before stopping at the pub for a pint with the locals.

For an unforgettable stay in the Isle of Wight, book Seabiscuit.

This property can be booked with Refs: 967550, 967547, 1038599, 1038600 and together can sleep a total of 26 guests.


  • Four bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor single, 1 x double with en-suite shower room with basin and WC, 2 x twin
  • Ground-floor wet room with shower, basin and WC
  • Bathroom with bath, overhead shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Electric central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, TV with Netflix and Amazon Prime, a selection of games and WiFi
  • Communal laundry room with washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available on request
  • Designated parking to the front of complex
  • Enclosed back garden with gravelled area with outdoor furniture and lawn
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1.8 miles; pub 1 miles
  • Note: Guests are welcome to bring along their own horses for the duration of their stay

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About the location


Cowes 4.6 miles; Ryde 6.7 miles; Yarmouth 9.8 miles; Ventnor 10 miles.

The bustling town of Newport is situated on the banks of the navigable River Medina, and is the county town and administrative capital of The Isle of Wight. It boasts a great shopping centre, with riverside walks and cafes, thriving arts centre and multiplex cinema, museums and parks. Being close to the centre of the island, Newport makes an excellent touring base with good road links to all the beaches, countryside and tourist attractions. Not to be missed are Carisbrooke Castle, Osborne House, Queen Victoria's magnificent, Italianate summer home, the glorious beaches of Ryde, The Isle of Wight Steam Railway, Ventnor's Botanic Gardens, and The Needles. In fact there really is so much on offer, a week won't be nearly long enough!

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas