The cottages are an ideal base for exploring the Island and have been designed to provide a spacious family accommodation, incorporating disabled facilities. In the neighbouring fields, you will meet Erick and his family – our pet Highland cows. They can often be seen helping us keep the grass down in the paddocks around the cottages.
Borthwood Cottages have been awarded four stars by visitengland.com and graded M2 by English Tourism Council which is suitable for wheelchair users with assistance. The Cottages are brick built with slate roofs, fully insulated and completely double–glazed. The majority of rooms have a southerly aspect with stunning views. Rose, Oak and Laurel are designed to accommodate 6 persons and Elm 4 persons. There is full central heating and the cost of all service, duvets, bed linen and towels are included in the tariff. In peak season Rose, Oak and Elm are available Saturday to Saturday and Laurel Friday to Friday but on a more flexible basis during other periods.
Local to Borthwood
The Isle of Wight is renowned for its scenery, lovely walks and cycle tracks. Borthwood Cottages are ideally situated for exploring the Island whether you are walking, cycling or in a car.
Locally there are lovely walks and bike rides – you can explore nearby Borthwood Copse or stroll around Alverstone Mead Local Nature Reserve. If you pick up the disused railway track at nearby Alverstone Village, you can walk or cycle into Sandown one way or Newport the other. In Newchurch you will find a lovely old church dating back to the 13th century.
The Pointer Inn Public House (in case you need light refreshment!) is based right in the centre of the town, has its own beer garden and serves excellent quality food.