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Visit Osborne car-free

From the IoW Festivals Temp bus stop in Newport (opposite Morrisons), bus 5 runs to Osbourne every 20 minutes (every 30 on Sunday). It takes about 15 minutes to get there and stops by the Prince of Wales pub outside the gates.

From near Ryde station (next to Hoverport), catch bus 4. The bus runs hourly every day and takes about 25 minutes to get there. Hovercrafts take 10 minutes from Portsmouth to Ryde. There are trains to Portsmouth from London and the South West.

From near East Cowes Terminal, you can walk the mile to Osborne’s gates or catch bus 4 or 5 from Well Road outside Waitrose.

Ferries run regularly from Southampton to East Cowes. The ferry terminal is a 20 minute walk or short bus ride from Southampton Central railway station, with trains from Portsmouth, Bornemouth, Cardiff and London Waterloo.

Cyclists welcome - plan your route here

About Osborne

Queen Victoria’s old holiday home is a luxurious palace set in a huge park with woods, sea views and a colourful walled garden.

For any queries about visiting contact Osborne on 0370 333 1181 or

Address: York Avenue, East Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO32 6JT. Visit Website