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Rofford Lodge


Prices from £575

Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms

  • Off-street Parking
  • Walking distance of shops
  • Walking distance of beach
  • WiFi
  • BBQ
  • Garden Furniture
  • Television
  • DVD Player
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Cot/Travel Cot
  • High Chair
  • Linen Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Pet Friendly
  • Children Friendly

Rofford Lodge is an ideal holiday retreat, set amongst fir trees with lovely sunny enclosed garden, but just a 10 minute stroll into Yarmouth. The bright spacious open plan living area, good sized bedrooms, and three bathrooms make this lovely cottage ideal for families to holiday together. The pretty rear garden is an ideal place to sit and relax after exploring the beautiful coastline of the West Wight. Also lovely views and evening sun in the front garden.

Just minutes from the cottage is the sea promenade, with spectacular views across the Solent and mainland beyond. Across the road is a footpath that will lead you to the cycle way to Yarmouth and Freshwater which is along the route of the former railway line, this follows The Yar Estuary and river, which attracts walkers and bird watchers alike, and also provides a lovely walk on a summer evening.

Henry VIII built Yarmouth Castle as coastal defence and the Town Hall rebuilt in 1764 stands in the Square once used as a meat market until 1888. St.James Church (c1614) contains a fine white marble statue of Sir Robert Holmes, Governor of the Island in the late part of the 17th century.

Being so conveniently located, those seeking peace and quiet with miles of coastline and countryside to enjoy, Yarmouth is an ideal all year round resort. With the Yarmouth to Lymington car and passenger ferry docking in the harbour, holidaying with or without a car is easy. Places of interest and outstanding natural beauty include The Needles, Alum Bay with its coloured sands, chair lift and Pleasure Park, and Tennyson Down.

Extra Information


Pathway round to back door leading to open lounge/kitchen/diner:
Dining: Table & 6 chairs
Lounge: Three sofa’s, TV, blueray player, map 3 player, Wifi, coffee tables, games, books
Kitchen: Gas hob, electric oven, microwave, fridge freezer, kettle & toaster, coffee machine, dishwasher, breakfast bar and 2 stalls
Utility Room: Washing machine, tumble dryer, iron, ironing board
Door from kitchen to hallway:
Bedroom 1: Master bedroom with king size bed, wardrobe, chest of drawers, bedside cabinets, lamps and en-suite shower, wc, wash hand basin
From lounge stairs from to first floor:

Bedroom 2: Twin bedroom, wardrobes, chest of drawers, bedside cabinet, lamps and en-suite bath, shower mixer taps, wc, wash hand basin
Bedroom 3: Wooden cot, single chair bed, high chair, stair gate
Bedroom 4: Twin bedroom, wardrobes, chest of drawers, bedside cabinet, lamps, single futon bed and en-suite bath, shower mixer taps, wc, wash hand basin
Outside: Parking, lawned garden, garden furniture, BBQ
LPG heating
Gas hob / electric oven
Coffee machine
Kettle & toaster
Washing machine 
Tumble dryer
Iron & Ironing Board
Television/Blueray player 
Mp3 player
Games & books
Garden furniture & BBQ

Duvets and pillows on all beds, Bed linen & Towels provided. Please bring own beach towels.

No smoking
Pets permitted


Yarmouth Town

Yarmouth town is located on the North-West of the Isle of Wight, and acts as one of the gateways to the Island with one of the main ferry services operating from its harbour.

The historic port town sits at the mouth of the River Yar and contains some of the oldest architecture on the Isle of Wight, including a 16th Century castle.

Tapnell Farm Park is the perfect place to enjoy some family time, and is perfect to visit in all weathers. Meet the wallabies, visit the play barn and enjoy spending time with the animals in the farmyard barn.

The harbour at Yarmouth is always very busy with both ferries and smaller boats, and the town itself offers a good variety of things to do for visitors.

The history of the town is very evident as you walk round and a trip along the Grade 2 listed pier is highly recommended for views across The Solent, and is also known locally for being a great spot for fishing.

Yarmouth Castle, which is tucked away to the side of the ferry dock, is also a great place for sea views and family picnics during the warmer months.

Other popular pastimes are walks and exploring in the local area with two “Sites of Special Scientific Interest” nearby, the estuary of the River Yar and Bouldnor and Hamstead to the East of the town.

There is a road bridge over the river estuary which heads out of the town, and a short distance along is Fort Victoria Country Park, a Victorian gun battery which now houses a number of local attractions.

It is also set in a beautiful country park, with some spectacular coastline, making it another good spot to explore.

There are a number of pubs and restaurants in Yarmouth if you are looking for somewhere to eat.

There is also a licenced cafe at the foot of Yarmouth pier which is open all year round serving a range of food and refreshments, including locally sourced Minghella Ice Cream.

There is also a good range of other eateries a short distance from the town in other parts of West Wight.

The Yarmouth Gaffers Festival is one of the longest running events on the Isle of Wight.

Just to the east of Yarmouth the Rhythmtree World Music Festival takes place at Shalfleet.

Rhythmtree is quickly establishing itself as one of the best new music festivals in the UK and attracts artists from all over the globe.

Happy times with family! Lovely comfortable cottage.
Nice dinner in The Bugle in town along with the various coffee shops.
Coastal walk to the Needles highly recommended.
Try the New Inn Shalfleet for dinner too!

A great stay.

Wonderful stay again with family!
Thank you so much for the Welcome Hamper, cakes and flowers!
Such a comfortable cottage - you have thought of everything!!
See you next year!!

Rofford Lodge is a brilliant holiday home from home all the bells & whistles and the basic bits for kids.
Perfect position for exploring the Island. The welcome pack is a lovely touch.
We had a cracking lunch at the Hut and enjoyed numerous long afternoons in Colwell Bay. We even
ventured to Blackgang Chine and Hugo went on his first pony ride. Also spoilt by the weather. We'll
be back for sure. Thank you for having us!

Thank you Sara for another wonderful stay.
We all love it here, a real home from home.
The extra touches are so very much appreciated.
Thank you again and see you very soon.

We have been very lucky with the weather this week which has been sunny and bright most of the time.

Favourite spots, the old railway walk to "Off the Rails Cafe" excellent coffee and breakfasts. "The Bugle" pub
in Yarmouth and "Gossips Cafe" also really nice and all dog friendly.

Too many wonderful beach walks to mention, but Colwell and Totland Bay, just lovely.
Spectacular walk across the cliffs to The Needles viewpoint and lots of fun in the Alum Bay
sand shop. We really appreciated our warm and cosy Cottage at the end of everyday and slept well
after all the West Wight air.

Another great stay at Rofford Lodge love it here, beautiful house, great hospitality and
wonderful location. Owners go above and beyond to make your stay a very pleasant one indeed.
Of course we will be back.

Had a great time in Yarmouth, Rofford Lodge very suitable for our needs.
Thanks very much.

Brilliant accommodation everything we would wish for.
Thank you for the "goodies" in the basket much appreciated.
The Bugle Inn in Yarmouth - highly recommended.
Thank you for the use of your lovely Rofford Lodge.

Back again our 3rd visit, very nice and clean, lovely garden, our dog really enjoyed it too.

Thanks for letting dogs come as ours is part of our family. Very nice touch cleaner came after
1 week (a very nice lady too).

Lovely hamper many thanks.

Hope to be back again god bless you.

Very nice, well appointed cottage with a lovely large garden.
We had a lovely week exploring the Island for the first time, we even had
sunny weather for the first half of the week!

Godshill Model Village, Carisbrooke Castle, Osborne House, all recommended, but
the star is just the Island itself, especially the coast between Shanklin and Yarmouth.

Lovely house in a good position - thanks particularly for the "goody box" to arrive too.
We have been blessed with sunny days and done lots of walking and exploring of the
area which is a part of the Isle of Wight that we've not been to before.

We had a lovely week. Thank you for a wonderful welcome basket.

We hope to return next year.

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