Osborne House

Osborne House

Book Osborne House tickets and experience a magnificent English Heritage site

"It is impossible to imagine a prettier spot," - Queen Victoria of Osborne

Get an intimate glimpse into royal life as you're invited to explore private apartments, grand reception rooms and luxurious living spaces at Osborne House.

There's so many things to do and see at Osborne House

Nestled amongst wild woodland and immaculate gardens of the Isle of Wight's coast is Queen Victoria's holiday home and remarkably royal residence, Osborne House:

  • Visit the house built for Queen Victoria and husband Albert in the mid-19th century
  • Explore everywhere, from the house to the gardens and everywhere in-between
  • State Rooms: Heads of State, Inventors, Princes & Princesses graced these grandiose rooms
  • Family Rooms: Peek into the lives on Victoria & Albert's nine children
  • Visit the Queen's sitting room, personal bath tub, and the bedroom where she passed on 22 January 1901
  • See Prince Albert's private suite, where many items still lie where he left them 
  • Queen Victoria's Beach: See the charming spot where the Queen would bathe and change near her alcove
  • Swiss Cottage: Play where the Royal children played, visit their vegetable spots & see where they learnt to swim
  • Gardens & Grounds: Wander the walled garden and discover the historic trees, many planted by Prince Albert
  • Food and Drink: Dine like a queen in the elegant Terrace Restaurant and Orangery, or take a stroll to the sea for some mouth-watering ice cream
  • Royal Collection: View the many artworks that are still owned by the avid art collectors, the Royal Family
  • Discover the Italian designs stemming from Albert's interests, whereas the Durbar Room is Queen Victoria's tribute to India
  • Wander among flower-filled gardens and pack a picnic to enjoy in the beautiful surroundings 
  • Gaze at the luxuriously-decorated interior as every corner screams of lavish opulence

For a fantastic day out visiting one of London's most majestic heritage sites, book Osborne House tickets today and spend the day surrounded by history, art and culture!

York Avenue,
East Cowes PO32 6JT
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How to find us

Address: Osborne House, York Avenue, East Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO32 6JX

What3Words: elder.march.bearable

By Car:

  • Sat Nav: PO32 6JX
  • Parking: Free parking 50m from reception centre

By Public Transport:

  • Train: Ryan Esplanade, 7 miles away
  • Bus: Southern Vectis services 4 & 5
  • Hovertravel: Portsmouth - Ryde, 10 minutes away


  • Parking
  • Food and drink
  • Picnic area
  • Gift Shop
  • Toilets
  • Dog-friendly gardens
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Museum
  • Baby-changing facilities

Yes, Osborne House is wheelchair accessible. 

  • There are wheelchairs available to use, free of charge
  • There is a lot of walking involved, but lifts are available

Many people spend around half a day touring Osborne House, but you are welcome to spend as long or as little there as you like. 

Dogs are allowed onto the heritage site of Osborne House, but they are allowed on the Grounds only. 

  • Dogs must be kept on leads
  • Please note: During the Summer months, there isn't much shade

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