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Make a self catering villa or holiday rental in Ryde, Isle of Wight your home away from home

The old town of Ryde is a mixture of old Regency style buildings and quaint backstreets with small shops. It also has miles of sandy beaches and the second longest pier in Britain which juts out into the Solent for almost half a mile. Ryde has plenty of cafés, pubs and restaurants and is known for its lively nightlife. It is also close to the towns of Bembridge and Seaview, making it an excellent centre for younger visitors. A holiday rental in Ryde makes an excellent base for walking, shopping, beaches and entertainment.

Things to Do in Ryde, Isle of Wight Local Activities

Ryde has an excellent outdoor swimming pool, an ice rink and a ten-pin bowling alley along with plenty of local shops and restaurants to keep all the family amused during your stay in a Ryde holiday rental. Carnival

The oldest carnival in England takes place in Ryde at the beginning of September each year. It is organized by the former director of the massive Notting Hill Carnival and is a great fun time to visit Ryde. Walking

The Isle of Wight has some beautiful scenery and sea views from the coastal paths. It is an ideal place for walkers and cyclists to enjoy a holiday. Woodland walks are popular in Parkhurst Forest. Visitors can take a stroll to St Catherine’s Lighthouse or enjoy an invigorating walk around St Boniface Down.

Places to Visit Near Ryde, Isle of Wight

Shanklin

This old-world village with its quaint shops is a pleasant place to spend a day exploring. Its beach is one of the best sandy beaches on the island, particularly for families. It has plenty of amenities and water sports and has a Blue Flag award for clean bathing.

The Needles and Alum Bay

This beautiful area has amazing coloured sands and cliffs which look across the bay to the interesting formation of the Needles Rocks. There are boat trips around the coast, a chairlift and a theme park with rides for the children, to complete an action-packed family day out.

Osborne House

This lavishly appointed stately home was the favourite residence of Queen Victoria. After a tour of the magnificent interior with its opulent furnishings and historic artworks, spend time in the serene gardens and enjoy the gorgeous sea views.

Weather in Ryde, Isle of Wight

The island location gives the Isle of Wight exceptionally mild winters with temperatures averaging 40-47°F (4-8°C) in the winter. Summer months are warm and dry, averaging 72°F (22°C) in August.

Getting to Ryde, Isle of Wight

The easiest way to reach Ryde on the Isle of Wight is by car or airplane to Southampton Airport which is just 18 miles from Ryde. From Southampton there several car ferries which sail into Cowes. Other ferry services run to the Isle of Wight from Portsmouth and Lymington.

    Exceptional! 5/5
    (4 reviews)
    avg/night
    • 3 BR
    • 2 BA
    • Sleeps 6
    Cottage #6131091
    4
    Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
      Exceptional! 5/5
      (23 reviews)
      avg/night
      • 2 BR
      • 2 BA
      • Sleeps 4
      Apartment #8081367
      23
      Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
        Wonderful! 4.8/5
        (4 reviews)
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        • 1 BR
        • 1 BA
        • Sleeps 2
        Cottage #8112462
        4
          • 2 BR
          • 1 BA
          • Separate Toilet
          • Sleeps 6
          Multiple rentals Apartment #730944
          2
          Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
            • 2 BR
            • 1 BA
            • Sleeps 4
            House #1409742
            2
              avg/night
              • 5 BR
              • 4 BA
              • Sleeps 10
              House #8167747
              Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                avg/night
                • 3 BR
                • 2 BA
                • Sleeps 6
                Cottage #8245945
                Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                  (59 reviews)
                  avg/night
                  • 2 BR
                  • 2 BA
                  • Sleeps 4
                  Apartment #98184
                  59
                  Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                    • 2 BR
                    • 1 BA
                    • Separate Toilet
                    • Sleeps 4
                    House #8076088
                    10
                      • 2 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Sleeps 3
                      Cottage #1969419
                      Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                        avg/night
                        • 2 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Sleeps 4
                        Cottage #6493415
                        Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                          • 6 BR
                          • 6 BA
                          • Sleeps 12
                          Barn #6835737
                            • 3 BR
                            • 2 BA
                            • Sleeps 6
                            Cottage #6904004
                            1
                            Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                              • 3 BR
                              • 1 BA
                              • Sleeps 6
                              Cottage #6826459
                                • 1 BR
                                • Separate Toilet
                                • Sleeps 2
                                Cottage #6846390
                                1
                                  avg/night
                                  • 4 BR
                                  • 4 BA
                                  • Sleeps 8
                                  House #6898100
                                  Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                    • 2 BR
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Sleeps 6
                                    Multiple rentals Apartment #730944
                                    Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                      avg/night
                                      • 1 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 2
                                      Apartment #8097351
                                      Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                        • 3 BR
                                        • 3 BA
                                        • Sleeps 6
                                        Barn #6835735
                                          • 2 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Sleeps 6
                                          Cottage #1868092
                                            • 2 BR
                                            • Separate Toilet
                                            • Sleeps 4
                                            Cottage #1860856
                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Separate Toilet
                                              • Sleeps 4
                                              Apartment #8102177
                                                • 6 BR
                                                • 3 BA
                                                • Sleeps 12
                                                Cottage #1968613
                                                Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  • 2 BR
                                                  • 2 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 5
                                                  House #6835736
                                                    • 5 BR
                                                    • 2 BA
                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                    • Sleeps 10
                                                    Cottage #8103670
                                                      • 2 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                      Cottage #6901935
                                                        • 2 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                        Cottage #6826448
                                                        2
                                                          • 5 BR
                                                          • 2 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 9
                                                          Cottage #6969349
                                                            • 3 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                            House #8158797
                                                              • 2 BR
                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                              • Sleeps 5
                                                              Cottage #1867704
                                                                • 4 BR
                                                                • 3 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 8
                                                                House #8158795
                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                  Cottage #1859882
                                                                    • 4 BR
                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 8
                                                                    Cottage #6826450
                                                                    3
                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                      • Separate Toilets
                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                      Cottage #1860232
                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                        Cottage #6774110
                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                          • 3 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                          Barn #6835738
                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                            Cottage #1965319
                                                                              • 1 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 2
                                                                              Cottage #1965627
                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 7
                                                                                Cottage #1969376
                                                                                1
                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                  Cottage #6778809
                                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 2
                                                                                    Cottage #1965626
                                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                      (21 reviews)
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                                                                                      • 4 BR
                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                                      • Sleeps 8
                                                                                      House #440758
                                                                                      21
                                                                                      Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 3
                                                                                        House #6806264
                                                                                        Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                          (31 reviews)
                                                                                          avg/night
                                                                                          • 1 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                                          Cottage #6543077
                                                                                          31
                                                                                          Viewed 44 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                            (38 reviews)
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                                                                                            • 1 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 2
                                                                                            House #8156532
                                                                                            38
                                                                                            Viewed 46 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                              (35 reviews)
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                                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                                              House #1821090
                                                                                              35
                                                                                              Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                (16 reviews)
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                                                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 2
                                                                                                Cottage #8166556
                                                                                                16
                                                                                                Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                                  (11 reviews)
                                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                  Bungalow #6534711
                                                                                                  11
                                                                                                  Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                    (17 reviews)
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                                                                                                    • 5 BR
                                                                                                    • 3 BA
                                                                                                    • Separate Toilets
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 10
                                                                                                    House #6784753
                                                                                                    17
                                                                                                    Viewed 98 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                      (19 reviews)
                                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                      Cottage #8167492
                                                                                                      19
                                                                                                      Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Just as described - very picturesque and quiet

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      Really peaceful cottage. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Ideal for beach strolls and great entertainment at the cottage too
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: May 24, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: May 2017

                                                                                                      Lovely Property, well equipped with everything you could possibly need.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      The property is in a little courtyard central to Ryde. We walked everywhere. The attention to detail by the property owner was first class with good local advice. Superb.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: May 23, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: May 2017