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Holidaymakers searching for holiday rentals in Freshwater also enquired about cottages in Ventnor, holiday homes in Cowes and bungalows in Yarmouth

A holiday rental home in Freshwater provides a home base for many activities.

When you choose a holiday rental home in Freshwater, you will find that there is much to do and see within a short distance. From beautiful beaches to historically important buildings, you holiday rental home will provide a comfortable place from which to plan each day’s adventures.

Things to do on holiday to Freshwater

Most travellers to Freshwater during the summer months plan to spend at least part of their time on holiday enjoying the beautiful beaches in the area. Swimming, sunbathing and water sports are all wonderful ways to spend a summer day in Freshwater. There are also boat tours, such as those offered by Cadley Island and Coastal Island Cruises. These day trips feature comfortable boats, many with both indoor and outdoor seating, and guides that point out important historical and geographical points of interest. For those who would rather stay on dry ground, a carriage ride through Tenby is a unique way to learn more about that nearby town.

Places to visit on holiday to Freshwater

There are many important historic building in the Freshwater area. Manobrier Castle is located in a valley and provides visitors with gorgeous ocean views. Once inside the castle walls, visitors can enjoy the perfectly manicured lawns, peruse the gift shop and explore the castle whilst medieval music plays in the background. St. James Church is another ancient building. Built in the 12th century, there remains part of the original foundation.

There are also plenty of interesting museums close to Freshwater. The Guntower Museum was once a fort used to protect the Royal Navy. Today, visitors can see hundreds of artefacts about the sites history. The Flying Boat Centre is situated in a building that was once home base to these impressive boats. Learn about the engineering and history of these famous vessels. Art lovers will enjoy a stop by the Golden Plover Studio. In addition to a gallery, visitors will have a chance to watch artists at work as they create their works of art.

Weather in Freshwater

The most popular time to visit Freshwater is in the summer. During July and August, the average high temperature is 21 degrees. Also, the least amount of monthly rainfall occurs in July with just 37 mm. December through February brings the coldest months with average highs of only 8 to 9 degrees. Spring offers mild temperatures with average highs 10 and 16 degrees. The average high temperature during the fall is between 15 and 18 degrees.

There is some rainfall every month. The wettest months are October through January when between 88 and 91 mm falls per month.

Travel to Freshwater

Travelling to Freshwater may involve air, rail or ferry travel or a combination of all three. The closest airport is Bournemouth (BOH), located just over 25 km from Freshwater. Southampton (SOU) is also close at 30 km distance. Some travellers are able to find a better faire by flying into Shoreham Airport (BSH) which is 86 km from Freshwater. The closest railway station is Shanklin, 33km from Freshwater. This railway station is well serviced from London and from some airports. There is a ferry terminal in Yarmouth, just 7 km from Freshwater. A ferry can be boarded close to Shanklin Railway Station.

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    Wonderful! 4.9/5
    (9 reviews)
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    • 2 BR
    • 1 BA
    • Sleeps 4
    Chalet #8165490
    9
    Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
      Exceptional! 5.0/5
      (17 reviews)
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      • 2 BR
      • 1 BA
      • Sleeps 4
      Bungalow #8090995
      17
      Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
        • 2 BR
        • 1 BA
        • Sleeps 5
        Chalet #6186662
          Excellent! 4.4/5
          (5 reviews)
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          • 2 BR
          • 1 BA
          • Separate Toilet
          • Sleeps 4
          Cottage #8066439
          5
          Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
            • 2 BR
            • 1 BA
            • Sleeps 4
            Bungalow #499036
            17
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              • 2 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 5
              Chalet #6559266
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              Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
                • 2 BR
                • 1 BA
                • Sleeps 4
                Cottage #8165530
                4
                  • 2 BR
                  • 1 BA
                  • Sleeps 5
                  House #8157998
                  5
                    • 2 BR
                    • 1 BA
                    • Separate Toilet
                    • Sleeps 4
                    Barn #8126173
                    3
                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                      (13 reviews)
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                      • 2 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Sleeps 4
                      Cottage #410988
                      13
                        • 1 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Sleeps 2
                        Cottage #1776099
                        1
                          • 2 BR
                          • 2 BA
                          • Separate Toilet
                          • Sleeps 4
                          Apartment #6727914
                          2
                            • 2 BR
                            • 1 BA
                            • Sleeps 4
                            Cottage #1408488
                              • 3 BR
                              • 1 BA
                              • Sleeps 4
                              Cottage #6472541
                                • 2 BR
                                • 1 BA
                                • Sleeps 4
                                Apartment #8143225
                                3
                                Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                  • 3 BR
                                  • 2 BA
                                  • Sleeps 6
                                  Cottage #1968026
                                    • 2 BR
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Sleeps 4
                                    Bungalow #6769897
                                      • 2 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 6
                                      Cottage #1968914
                                      Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                        • 5 BR
                                        • 2 BA
                                        • Sleeps 10
                                        Cottage #6469182
                                        2
                                          Excellent! 4.7/5
                                          (13 reviews)
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                                          • 4 BR
                                          • 2 BA
                                          • Separate Toilet
                                          • Sleeps 8
                                          House #437622
                                          13
                                            • 2 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 4
                                            Bungalow #8155260
                                            1
                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 4
                                              Bungalow #8154604
                                              2
                                                • 2 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                Bungalow #8165553
                                                  • 3 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                  Cottage #1992613
                                                  4
                                                  Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    • 1 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 3
                                                    Apartment #89718
                                                    7
                                                      • 4 BR
                                                      • 2 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 7
                                                      Cottage #1965607
                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                        (7 reviews)
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                                                        • 4 BR
                                                        • 2 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 10
                                                        House #8083074
                                                        7
                                                        Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                          (10 reviews)
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                                                          • 2 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 5
                                                          Bungalow #8106246
                                                          10
                                                          Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            • 4 BR
                                                            • 3 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 8
                                                            House #8154182
                                                            5
                                                              • 3 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                              Cottage #1868458
                                                                • 4 BR
                                                                • Separate Toilets
                                                                • Sleeps 8
                                                                Cottage #1860996
                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                  • Separate Toilets
                                                                  • Sleeps 5
                                                                  Cottage #1986360
                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                    Cottage #6846455
                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                      Cottage #1968777
                                                                        Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                        (9 reviews)
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                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                                        House #8161803
                                                                        9
                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                          House #8123304
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                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                            Cottage #6826458
                                                                            1
                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                              Cottage #1965808
                                                                                • 4 BR
                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 8
                                                                                Cottage #1867706
                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 2
                                                                                  Cottage #1860961
                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                    Bungalow #6519266
                                                                                      • 5 BR
                                                                                      • 4 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 12
                                                                                      Cottage #6879546
                                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                                        Cottage #6880505
                                                                                          • 4 BR
                                                                                          • Separate Toilets
                                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                                          Cottage #1866186
                                                                                            • 1 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 2
                                                                                            Cottage #6722885
                                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                                              • Separate Toilets
                                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                                              Cottage #1866102
                                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                Cottage #6185812
                                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 7
                                                                                                  House #6894626
                                                                                                  Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                    Cottage #6879554
                                                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 2
                                                                                                      Cottage #1862284
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Beautiful and comfortable house - has everything you need for a luxurious break including a hot tub

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Wonderful stay at this luxurious house, would highly recommend. Will definitely return one day. The accommodation is to a really high standard and the hot tub was great! Lovely location overlooking the farm next door so our little one could see the cows and chickens out of his window. Kristina was very friendly and helpful and we appreciated the welcome hamper. Thank you!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 18-Nov-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Nov 2016

                                                                                                      Beautiful location

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      This is a beautiful apartment with lovely views and would highly recommend for a quiet waterside holiday.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 13-Nov-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Nov 2016

                                                                                                      Tranquil

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      wow what a gorgeous tranquil and relaxing place. cosy living area and huge ensuite bedroom. a very cottage experience . Absolutely loved it. a perfect place to stay in any weather. . jill supplied some basics for breakfast. went to lots of places . did some fishing off the pier. bought some of the farms purple potatoes which ive never seen them on the mainland they taste great and are purple inside. still got them 2 months later. learn a little about the age and history of the cottage. all in all an excellent holiday . very helpful host will definitely return. thankyou oh what are the purple potatoes called please
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 10-Nov-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Sep 2016