About the park
Our idyllic family holiday park is situated within 14 acres of lush
secluded grounds, surrounded by beautiful open countryside. We are located in
the valley of the Stenbury and St Martin’s Downs, which is a designated area of
outstanding nature beauty, an ideal spot for bird watching and horse riding. For
walkers and cyclists, there are also an excellent network of footpaths and cycle
paths, which can we accessed within minutes.
Alternatively, if you prefer relaxing on the beach, we are
only a short car journey to the famous coves and beaches of Ventnor, where you
can explore the fascinating Victorian architecture and it botanical gardens –
which due to the resort’s aspect of a steep, south-facing cliff it has earned
the reputation as being England’s Madeira, you can also enjoy sunbathing,
swimming, sailing, windsurfing and hang-gliding. The villages of Sandown and
Shanklin are only 10 minutes away by car and the quaint village of Godshill less
than 5 minutes away. There is also an extensive network of footpaths and
cycleways which can be accessed within minutes from the park.
For the explorer, you can travel around the coast by car, or
use the islands’ excellent transport links, viewing breathtaking scenery, where
you will also find a haven of outdoor activities, local crafts, tea rooms and
The shop is open on from April to October, and provides a selection of
basic provisions. In the height of the season, we bake fresh bread, croissants
and pastries. There is also a selection of camping equipment, gifts and toys
available. We also offer a freezer pack facility.
On site is a (seasonal only) cafe which serves hot food and
provides a take-away
The bar and family entertainments room with adjoining games
room, overlooks the swimming pool, and provides nightly family entertainment
during Spring Bank Holiday week and peak season only.
The laundrette has coin operated washing machines, driers and
There is also a large sheltered outdoor heated swimming pool,
and small toddlers’pool, these are open from spring Bank Holiday week to early
September. We also hold swimming galas and scuba diving lessons during peak
There is also a children’s play park and crazy
N.B. No park facilities are available before April or after
The park was originally part of the grounds of the nearby historic
Appuldurcombe house. The old walled orchard was designed by ‘Capability Brown’
and now contains our 40 static caravans and the Orchard Lodge in well tendered
grounds and a traffic-free area. You may choose from either 4 or 6 berth
caravans, varying from luxurious to modest types to cater for everyone’s
requirements. They are all complete with toilet/showers, fridges with freezer
compartments, gas or electric heaters, toasters, microwaves in certain units,
cookers with grills and colour TV’s.
The lodge is situated within the old walled orchard, it consists of
one double and one twin bedroom, and is centrally heated and fully inclusive.
The bathroom has a basin, toilet, walk-in shower and grab rail. The lounge has a
colour TV, combined with the dining area and kitchen which have a spacious open
plan design for easy access. The kitchen has an electric cooker, microwave,
fridge with freezer compartment, toaster and kettle, all utensils and crockery
are provided. Level pathways surround the lodge for easy access.
Folly East and Folly West Apartments
The apartments are very light and spacious. Both are centrally heated
and fully inclusive, and are conveniently situated above the bar/entertainment
area. Both are suitable for upto six people and have one double, one twin and
one bunk-bedroom. The bathroom has a full size bath with mixer shower taps, a
basin and toilet. There is a full sized modern kitchen with electric cooker,
microwave, fridge, toaster and kettle, all utensils and crockery are provided.
Both have spacious lounges with colour TV and sofa bed (which is suitable for
children up to 9 years of age) in each. The dining area
is situated in the lounge of Folly East and in the kitchen of Folly West.
Touring & Camping
The camping field is set within grassland, which also features a
small babbling meandering stream running alongside this area, connecting to a
meadow with tranquil seating and a pond full of natural planting and wildlife.
All the pitches are marked and easily accessible by hard road access. There is also
the Front Orchard which as a tranquil area set aside for walkers and hikers and
is situated within mature fruit trees.
Camping Toilet Block and Access
Toilet block, with very light and modern
facilities, complete with spacious showers, separate washing area, hand and hair
dryers. There is also an access friendly bathroom which is situated in the same
location and has a bath, toilet with grab rail and low level wash basin.
On the Park
- Bar with function room and games room
- Sheltered outdoor heated pool
- Children’s play area
- Football pitch
- Crazy Golf
- Scuba lessons (peak season)
- Swimming Galas (peak season)
- Freezer pack facility
- Prices includes use of all facilities
- All our accommodation is non smoking
Three and four day mini breaks are available.
Off peak and low season concessions for over 60’s
Ferry inclusive packages are available with free booking service
Static Caravans: Open March – November
Apartments: Open March – November
Orchard Lodge: Open March – November
Touring & Camping: Open March – November
Onsite Facilities: Not open before April or after October
Our family and staff will take every care to ensure we are available at any time
if required, to make certain your stay is as relaxed and enjoyable as possible.
Travel Directions from ferry ports
From any port: Head to Newport, take A3020 turning off towards
Shanklin and Ventnor. Travel through Blackwater onto Rookley, then Godshill and
Sandford. Approaching Whiteley Bank roundabout turn right towards Wroxall
Travel past the Donkey Sanctuary and into Wroxall, then onwards for 200 yards, and take the right turning
into Appuldurcombe Road. The entrance for reception is the second turning on the
right 150 yards up the hill.
Some of the activities nearby:
Helicopter trips – Boat trips – Course fishing and sea fishing – Golf
courses – Indoor swimming pools – Pony trekking – Tennis & squash courts –
Sailing and windsurfing.
Visit the Isle of Wight and you will be spoilt for choice, as
the Island offers the best of both worlds for your holiday – on the one hand,
there is an abundance of popular visitor attractions catering for every taste
and interest, which include Blackgang Chine, The Needles pleasure park, Robin
Hill country park and Amazon world.
For the more relaxed, IOW pearl, the waxworks museum and Roman
village visitor centre at Brading, and the famous IOW Zoo. There are also an
abundance of historical country houses to include Osborne House, Carisbrooke
Castle and Appuldurcombe House to name a few. The island is also a renowned
sailing centre hosting the world legendary annual regatta week late in July
early August. Whilst on the other hand, for those who prefer a more relaxing
break, there are many beautiful, unspoilt villages and historical places of
interest to visit at your leisure.