Historic Isle 28 April - 1 May 2020 | The Royal Hotel
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Historic Isle

28 April - 1 May 2020

4 Star Hotel

Historic Isle

28 April - 1 May 2020

4 Star Hotel

Historic Isle with The Royal Hotel

£810 for two persons staying in a classic double/twin room |28 APRIL - 1 MAY 2020

We will be discounting the price of this for two people holding English Heritage memberships to £770.00 for two persons.

Immerse yourself in the Island’s rich heritage this April, and follow in Queen Victoria’s footsteps with tours of the royal palace at Osborne and nearby Quarr Abbey, as well as English Heritage tickets to Carisbrooke Castle or Yarmouth Castle.

During a three-night stay at The Royal, enjoy a welcome talk from Robin McInnes, OBE, a chartered geologist and author of fifteen books on the art and landscape of the Island. Then visit Queen Victoria and Prince Albert’s summer palace, Osborne House. The elaborate Italianate house and its expansive grounds were a favourite with the royal family. When in residence, Victoria enjoyed visiting Quarr Abbey House, and her diary entry from 1885 reads, “there is a lovely view overlooking Ryde and Spithead, with trees down to the sea. The air was delicious…” In 1912, the monastery of Quarr Abbey was built near the ruins of the original medieval church. Now Grade 1 listed, the striking abbey is home to a community of Benedictine monks, and Father Luke will lead a tour of the abbey, offering insights to the abbey’s history and monastic life.

Some of the stone from the original 12th c. abbey was used to build Henry VIII’s Yarmouth Castle, which you can visit on the remaining day of your stay. The Historic Isle package also includes a three-course gourmet meal at The Royal’s restaurant each evening, as well as a Full English breakfast and return car ferry ticket with Red Funnel.

Package inclusive of:

  • £40.00 per person dinner allowance in our 2 AA rosette restaurant each evening
  • A delicious full English breakfast each morning
  • Entry ticket to Osborne House with two course lunch
  • Exclusive (to The Royal Hotel Historic Isle Event) tour of Quarr Abbey with Father Luke
  • Ticket to either Carisbrooke or Yarmouth Castle to use at your leisure

Tuesday 28th April 2020

  • Talk and presentation from Robin McInnes OBE

Wednesday 29th April 2020

  • Osborne House entry tickets, a guided tour and lunch in the Terrace Restaurant
  • Tour of Quarr Abbey

Thursday 30th April 2020

  • Free day to enjoy either Carisbrooke Castle or Yarmouth Castle if you wish.

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Contact Us About The Historic Isle

01983 852186

Offer is subject to availability. Price is based on 2 adults sharing a classic double room, supplements will apply for garden view, deluxe, premier and family rooms. Single rooms also available.