Kiln Cottage - a cottage that sleeps 4 guests in 2 bedrooms
- English, French
Great family holiday
Owners were really helpful, ideal location and plenty to do on the farm if you want a relaxed day. We had a brilliant time and would definitely recommend.
Fantastic stay at Kiln Cottage!
We have just had a fantastic fortnight at kiln Cottage, the ambiance of the place is just lovely and so relaxing. The Garlic Farm is excellently placed to visit so many attractions on the Isle of Wight. The Cottage was very comfortable and clean. We had breakfast and lunch during our stay and both were delicious . Everybody on the farm are very friendly and helpful. This was one of our best holidays and we are looking forward to a return visit!
Kiln Cottage sits in a lovely countryside setting next to the popular Garlic Farm. It’s a very comfortable, clean and well equipped property. Would certainly make a return visit.
Thank you so much for your kind words Terry. We certainly do look forward to your next visit! Kind Regards, Melanie
Best place to stay “by a mile”. Quite literally
I hadn’t had a good experience of staying and visiting IOW until I booked in at Garlic Farm with my family. Must say its one of the best places I have stayed in for a while. The location, views, comfort, customer service and the food were simply great..!!!! Highly recommended.
Sorry for the late reply Gunmeet. I still wanted to thank you for taking the time to write such a great review, it really means a lot to us! We hope to see you again! Kind Regards, Melanie
A pleasant and Enjoyable break at the Garlic Farm
We stayed as a Family of four in the Kiln Cottage for three days earlier this week to celebrate my wife's Birthday, We cannot rave enough about this break, such a quiet peaceful place to stay, excellent accommodation and very nice surroundings it was a pleasure to wake up each morning
I honestly explain how great it was, we had a Great time from start to finish, this is such a Great Location to base yourself for visiting around the island.
Thank you so much Gary for taking to write such a great review, we truly appreciate it and love hearing how much our lovely guests enjoy their stay. Thank you again for staying with us and we hope to see you again! Kind Regards, Melanie (PS: sorry for the late reply!)
Great long weekend at Garlic Farm
We stayed in Kiln Cottage over the Easter long weekend and had a really enjoyable time. We loved the cottage and the farm and will definitely go back soon.
Thank you Carla for taking the time to write your review, we do appreciate your kind words! An hope to see you again in the near future :) Kind Regards, Melanie
Mersley Farm (AKA The Garlic Farm) is a working farm growing garlic and with a small herd of highland cattle, a few horses and chickens. The Garlic Farm Shop located in the farm yard sells all our unique garlic products, plus a range of Island products. We also have a restaurant open for lunch every day serving a selection of delicious freshly prepared meals by the experienced Island chef, Phil Hopkins. The restaurant has already received much acclaim for the quality of its meals. We also serve delicious breakfasts from 9am until 11am.
A ridge of chalk downs extends across the centre of the Isle of Wight from east to west. Drive over the top of Mersley Down as you approach the village of Newchurch and you will see Mersley Farm nestling in its sheltered position 300 ft below. Surrounded by unspoilt scenery and ½ a mile from a main road, it is the perfect setting for a relaxing holiday, yet the nearest beach is no more than 10 minutes drive away.
Mersley looks over the valley of Newchurch, and the rolling Island countryside towards Godshill and the south of the Island. The Farm is one mile north of the village of Newchurch with it's prominent and interesting 11th Century Church and 18th Century Pub (The Pointer Inn), now serving excellent meals. Shopping areas are not far away as we are 4 miles from the main Island towns of Newport and Ryde.
The farm lies at the hub of the 147 miles of bridle, cycling and footpaths for which the Island is famous. A ten minute walk from the farm onto the Downs will reward you with some of the most exhilarating views of the Island, over the Solent to England and far across the Channel. Other sports available locally are fishing, sailing, cycling, windsurfing, surfing and riding. We are happy to provide advice and information, and help arrange any of these activities on request.
Around the farm there are plenty of open spaces ideal for children to play including a football pitch with goals and a hard tennis court available to our visitors on request. We also have a games round with pool table, table tennis and games console. We would like to introduce you to our farm pets. We have a number of clucking hens who are always keen for feeding and sometimes lay us a few eggs. It is likely you will be given a warm welcome from the peacocks and black pigeons. There are also our resident highland cattle who you'll usually find in the field opposite the farm minding their own business in a 'don't-mess-with-us-and-we-won't mess-with-you' kind of way.