Inside or outside, you will find comfort wherever you are!
A great place to entertain and spend some quality time with your family and friends.
Welcome to Dolphin Cottage.
This property has been tastefully furnished by the owners.
This bright and beautiful sitting-room has an open fire for the cooler months.
The luxury master bedroom has an en suite bathroom with separate shower cubicle.
There are doors leading from both the sitting-room and playroom (providing games and books for the little ones!) to the verandah and enclosed garden to the front of the property.
Enjoy a glass of something nice on the verandah while you reminisce over the day's activities.
Many happy memories will be made in this Classic Cottage...
...there really is no place like it.
With bi-fold doors leading out to the enclosed patio-area you can bring the outside in!
Enjoy long afternoon lunches al fresco in this quiet haven.
Ample space inside and out!
With Bembridge village and all its amenities just a few minutes' walk away, you can enjoy leisurely meal times here.
Stunning open plan living-room with kitchen and dining-area.
Escape completely.
Just off the hallway is the cloakroom and utility-room.
En suite to the master bedroom with bath...
...separate shower cubicle and double wash-basin.
Very cute twin bedroom with cosy corner so the little ones can snuggle up with their favourite book.
First floor family bathroom with bath and shower cubicle.
Spacious twin bedroom has been decorated with a calming feel...
...you will be sure to get a good night's sleep here.
Another spacious twin bedroom means there is plenty of room for the extended family too!
It's an Island tradition to have at least one nautical room in the house!
We hope to welcome you back here at Dolphin Cottage time and time again.
Bembridge has lots to offer, from local produce to quirky shops and a choice of places to dine.
Thought to be the largest village in England.
Bembridge lifeboat station, a must see for all the family.
Bembridge Windmill is the last surviving windmill on the Isle of Wight.
Watch the boats bob about at Bembridge Harbour.

Dolphin Cottage

4347

Bembridge / Sleeps 8 + 2 cots*

Need more time? Reserve any cottage for up to 24 hours before booking

7 Nights from  £1100

The location of attractions is intended only as a guide. Distances are 'as the crow flies'.

Nearest pub

The Pilot Boat Inn (250 yards)

Situated on Bembridge Harbour, pay a visit to this unusual inn which looks like a boat (you need to see it for yourself!). A friendly welcome awaits along with an open fire in winter and outside seating in summer. Children are welcome and there is a kids menu available. Dogs are also made welcome. There are two sunny terraces at the back and bench seating at the front.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars
Rated 4 out of 5 stars

June 2017

Quirky Building

It is actually built in the shape of a boat which is quite cool. There's a bit of seating outside but mostly inside, although it's quite small so there aren't that many tables. Menu is limited but that's not necessarily a bad thing as food is freshly cooked to order.

Nearest beach

Bembridge Beach (350 yards)

A wide expanse of beach which follows the coast from the spit at the end of the harbour. Sand is exposed at low tide and a sandbank extends into the Solent. Car parking is available behind the beach and it is a short walk into the village. Dogs are allowed year round. There is no lifeguard cover.

Nearest walk

Bembridge Village Stroll (300 yards)

A two mile meander around the village of Bembridge, taking in the historic windmill and, if the tide is out Bembridge beach. The route takes in the Lifeboat station on the beach which opens to the public during the summer holidays. The route starts and finishes at the Pilot Boat Public House, ideal for refreshments,

Nearest town

Bembridge (½ mile)

The most easterly point of the island, this friendly town is full of beaches that are dog-friendly year-round with pubs to stop in when you've had your fill of fresh sea air. There's lots of places to eat as well as shops for local ingredients to make the most of your self-catering stay.

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

Liz Arnell July 2017

Lovely village

The centre of the village is where you'll find the majority of the shops including some decent cafes, a fish monger, great butcher (Woodfords) and a lovely bakery. It is like going back in time; in a good way.

Also nearby

The Old Village Inn (¼ mile)

This pub is slap bang in the middle of Bembridge village and is popular with locals and visitors alike. Parking is fine on the roads nearby. The menu is created using food locally sourced in the village so expect seasonal, fresh produce. Specials change daily and include fish fresh from the local harbour.

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

April 2019

Friendly, welcoming, something for everyone.

Fabulous find in the village centre. Wide and varied menu, catering for most dietary needs. Staff are incredible. We ate here twice in a row, but I have no doubt that if you were in the area for a week you wouldn't run out of options.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

June 2017

Traditional village pub

I like it here. It's casual, frequented by locals (usually a good sign) and the food is pretty good for a village pub. The meat is from the local butchers and highly recommended.

Seaview Village Community Shop (2 ¼ miles)

A recently opened community shop offering local produce, newspapers, fresh fruit, veg and milk. It's ideally situated in the middle of Seaview and a great place to stock up. They are only open mornings until Easter and then will extend to all day until October.

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

Mr Butler September 2019

Great choice

This shop was open at 2 set times during the day, and we were pleased to see it was open until 18.30 when we stayed in Sept. They have a great choice of local produce including dairy items, the milk and Greek yogurt we had was delicious. The fruit was fresh and good quality, plus on sale were various dry goods and newspapers. A great selection of items. We will use the shop again if we return to Seaview.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Liz Arnell February 2018

Great Little Local Shop

A new community shop recently opened in the heart of the village. It offers fresh fruit and vegetables, milk, bread and other local produce. This is the perfect place to get provisions in Seaview and saves a trip to the supermarket in the car.

Seaview Beach (2 ½ miles)

Nestled between Seagrove Bay and Priory Bay, you'll find a mixture of sand and pebbles with large beach at low tide. Parking is nearby along the esplanade with small shops and cafes in Seaview down the road. Dogs are not allowed from May to the end of September. There is no lifeguard cover.

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

Mrs Povey September 2019

A few paces from property

Very good for walking the dog.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mrs Carway August 2017

Old fashioned in the best possible way

This beach is always popular with lots of rocks for crabbing off, an easy part to get into the sea and a sandy bit for games

Seagrove Beach (1 ¾ miles)

A real gem in the Isle of Wight's crown, Seagrove Beach has a gently sloping sandy shore with rocky outcrops. An untamed stretch of coast, this safe-swimming beach is often quiet and provides a real haven of tranquility. Enjoying beautiful vistas, Seagrove Beach is a sight for sore eyes and there are toilets and a cafe for your convenience. The easiest access is via Seaview village, with a short walk from there. Dogs are welcome year-round.

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

Mrs BT August 2018

Hidden gem

We booked a weeks holiday in a cottage in Seagrove and didn’t realise how amazing the beach was going to be. The water is clean and clear and as we had super hot weather most of the week we were able to swim and play in the water with our small grandchildren. There are lovely walks in both directions and the beach is safe and not too crowded. The children loved seeing the local horse riding school take their route along the beach.

Tollgate Cafe (¼ mile)

An old fashioned cafe situated on the harbour side with views across the water. Food is prepared to order and whilst you are waiting you can chat to locals or look around the many souvenirs on sale. Limited parking is available but there is parking in a car park nearby. Dogs are welcome outside only and there is ample seating on summer days overlooking the harbour.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars
Rated 4 out of 5 stars

June 2017

Quaint place

It's old fashioned but in a lovely location overlooking the harbour. It's best to go when it's sunny and you can sit outside.

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