Set in 32 acres of peaceful, unspoiled countryside, Swainston Manor is the perfect setting in which to relax and unwind.
As you enter the imposing faced you will be captivated by the unique atmosphere and fascinating history of this beautiful house. Since its establishment in AD735 the house and its grounds has played host to bishops, kings and poets.
Tennyson was moved to write his poem ‘In the Garden at Swainston’ in tribute to Sir John Simeon a previous owner of the house and a great friend of the poet laureate. Even today the house and gardens still retain their ability to inspire.
The Isle of Wight is reputed to reflect the whole of the English countryside in miniature and Swainston Manor is the ideal base to explore its many attractions.