Ryde, Isle of Wight, UK

Ryde, Isle of Wight, UK

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Where to stay around Ryde?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 796 holiday lettings near Ryde. From 358 cottages to 163 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Ryde for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Ryde?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Ryde. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Ryde Harbour: 1,635 holiday lettings
  • Ryde Beach: 1,634 holiday lettings
  • Seaview Wildlife Encounter: 1,585 holiday lettings
  • Ryde St John's Road Station: 1,625 holiday lettings
  • Ryde Esplanade Station: 1,639 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Ryde listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent cottages in Ryde?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 358 cottages in Ryde. Our other popular types of Ryde holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 163 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 160 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 48 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including barns and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Ryde?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 49 holiday homes with pool available in Ryde. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    A welcome to the Isle of Wight in Ryde

    It's likely that Ryde will be your first taste of the Isle of Wight, if you're heading in from Portsmouth, which is great news if you're a fan of down-to-earth seaside towns with pretty promenades, Victorian terraces and local boutiques. The action is centred on two main drags – the bustling High Street, with its cafes, tandooris and restaurants, and the Esplanade, home to the family attractions that spill out onto the Solent. Aside from swimming pools and beaches, the latter also has some of the most attractive and convenient Ryde holiday rentals of all.

    Ryde – a base for explorations

    Ryde is a fantastic place to settle in and plan your adventures across the island. Once the bags are dropped and you're cosy in a Ryde holiday rental, you can head out to stroll the town's salt-washed Esplanade with its skating rinks and bowling alleys. Alternatively, hop in the car and the grand Italian Renaissance opulence of Osborne House – once the summer home of Queen Victoria – awaits. A ride on the old London Underground trains that buzz up and down the tracks of the electric railway can also bring you to the arcade piers of Shanklin, a town of enticing beaches and thatched-roof pubs.

    Families assemble in Ryde

    Ryde has rides… just head to the Robin Hill Country Park, a little to the south-west. It's one of the Isle of Wight's premier family attractions, where swinging pirate ships converge on zigzagging toboggans. Not only will the adrenaline flow, but there are chances to learn all about falconry and to hit the nature trails – past babbling rivers and woodlands teeming with squirrels – which adds a whole extra dimension. The Amazon World Zoo Park is another hotspot, especially if you're into glimpses of long-snouted anteaters and South American sloths.

    Ryde gets rainy and warm

    Surrounded by seas and set on the far southern side of England, Ryde – and the Isle of Wight generally – gets warm summers and wet and rainy winters. That's why most people seek out Ryde holiday rentals for the spring or summer seasons. They start in April and May, when the days are getting dry enough to hit the coastal walks and the country parks. Then comes the summer – running from June to August. That's high time for Ryde holiday rentals on the Esplanade, offering beach-worthy temperatures in the 20s and the driest days of all.

    A Ryde to the beaches

    Facing across the Solent, directly opposite the city of Portsmouth, Ryde is the natural place for ferries to alight. Its Victorian-era pier pokes into the waters of the English Channel, marking the start of a long beachfront – sometimes dotted with rocks, but mostly sandy – that runs all the way down the Esplanade. A big tidal difference means it's better for walking than sunbathing, but the more famous resort town of Sandown isn't too far away, with its yellow stretches of sand and clear seas. Inland, the Robin Hill Country Park has wooded valleys, green fields and local wildlife aplenty.