Welcome toThe Barn in Merstone
Traditional farm cottage kitchen and dining room
Open plan living room
Beautiful rural views
The main bedroom with views both sides across the countryside
Lovely cottage open plan living room and stairs to first floor
Twin bedroom with additional pull out single beds
Family bathroom with walk in shower and bath tub
Bunk bedroom
Pretty patio at the front of The Barn
Dining and kitchen area
So peaceful!
Views from the front of The Barn
The Barn from the front
Car parking area and front of property
Pretty courtyard at the rear

The Barn

3663

Merstone / Sleeps 6 + cot

7 Nights from £565 - £865

Nearest pub

The Chequers Inn (1 ¼ miles)

Set in the heart of the countryside, this pub has masses of parking, a huge kids play area, childrens menu and dogs are welcome. Three roaring log fires will keep you toasty in winter.

Nearest beach

Lake Beach (4 miles)

Also known as Dunroamin beach, you can access this from either Shanklin or Sandown Esplanades along the sea wall or from the steps at the top of the cliff path at Lake. It's often quieter than its neighbours during the summer months and is good for watersports. The beach is sandy, there is a surf school nearby and dogs are allowed year round.

Nearest walk

Godshill and Appuldurcombe Walk (1 ¾ miles)

One of the great things about walking on the Isles of Wight is that all the footpaths are numbered, a great help if you are not local. Park in the village car park and start from footpath GL57 along Hollow Lane. This route is just over 5 miles long, muddy in places with lots of stiles. Take a look at the downloadable details from iwight.com for the full route.

Nearest town

Merstone (½ mile)

Stay in a place so centrally located, you won't know which direction to drive from this hamlet at the heart of the Isle of Wight. It's the oldest named place on the island and sets you up nicely for exploring everything there is to offer.

Also nearby

The Taverners (1 ¾ miles)

A traditional country pub which uses local produce and even its own home grown herbs from a vegetable patch in the garden. There's a kids play area and a shop selling all sorts of local produce. Dogs are welcome.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Sue B July 2017

A warm welcome

We booked for a meal at The Taverners after first visiting there for a drink earlier in the week. We received a warm friendly welcome and the food was excellent, plenty of choice with daily specials and a bit different to the norm. . The service was excellent and very prompt. Their local brew was also good. I would definitely recommend this establishment and would visit again when I am next on the Isle.

The Pointer Inn (2 ¼ miles)

Traditional pub grub but with a difference. Locals are offered a bartering exchange system where they provide local produce in exchange for meals or drinks. Great idea and upholds their intent to use local products. A garden with views across the downs and a large terrace are available for summer dining. Child and dog friendly. You may wish to book; this is a very popular place.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

February 2017

This is a beautiful traditional pub that serves excellent food and has staff that will go the extra mile. I love that you can order some of the dishes from the menu as a smaller portion so there is no food waste. All food is locally sourced and they can even tell you the name of the person who grew it!

Parkhurst Forest (5 miles)

A large area of woodland maintained by the Forestry Commission. There's miles of woodland walks suitable for both walkers and mountain bikers. The red squirrel hide is a great place to spot wildlife from.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mrs Pascoe April 2017

Great place for a walk and to get close to nature - and we saw a red squirrel!


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

February 2017

Beautiful place to walk the dog and the kids!

Allendale Equestrian Centre (1 mile)

Positioned in the heart of the island, riding here takes you along leafy county lanes and off road bridle paths. You can book on a country ride or a picnic and pub jaunt, all with expert tuition.

The White Lion (1 ½ miles)

With many local footpaths and access to Arreton Down, this village pub is the ideal place to visit for either lunch or dinner. Food is served all day and dogs are welcome. A popular spot for both visitors and locals.

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