The Old Club House
St Helens, Isle of Wight+ Add to favourites
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This attractive wooden chalet, formerly the clubhouse for the old Royal Isle of Wight Golf Links, has been adapted for accompanied disabled visitors. Its verandah overlooks the Duver, a stretch of sand and shingle owned by the Trust, and much frequented by seabirds and other wildlife. The village of St. Helens, about a quarter of a mile away, has a shop and Post Office, pub and restaurant.
The cottage's layout
- Ground floor
- sitting/dining room, kitchen and three bedrooms (1 single and 2 twins, 1 with shower room equipped for wheelchair users and 1 with bathroom).
Please note that each bathroom is accessed through a bedroom. Night storage heating included. An enclosed garden surrounds the cottage.
- Let starts
- Min stay
- Dogs allowed
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- Beach nearby
- Pub nearby
- Coast nearby
- Single storey
- Washing machine
- Accessible for occasional wheelchair users
- Access statement
Things to see and do nearby
- South East England
The dense population of the south-east of England may not make it the obvious choice for a holiday destination, but that's to under-estimate or overlook many of its hidden charms. The Isle of Wight may well be the most obvious holiday destination in the area and the short ferry crossing really does take you to a unique holiday destination. Further east, the scenery is varied yet distinctive with the South Downs rolling down to the cliffs at Beachy Head, the sparsely wooded heathland of the Ashdown Forest and the intricate landscapes of the Weald. Closer to London are some gems which equally deserve a weekend away or longer holiday, including the majestic Thames Valley with its magnificent historic houses and beautiful varied countryside, offering some of the most beautiful scenery in Southern England. Kent, meanwhile, deserves its title of the Garden of England and the National Trust protects some of the best stretches of countryside and many fine houses and outstanding gardens. Apart from houses such as Bateman's, much-loved family home of Rudyard Kipling, the enchanting Bodiam Castle, Petworth House and Park with its sumptuous interiors and rolling parkland, Polesden Lacey on the North Downs and Chartwell, family home of Sir Winston Churchill, the Trust also owns several glorious gardens including Nymans Garden, Sheffield Park Garden and Sissinghurst Castle Garden.
- Isle of Wight
A 30 minute ferry trip will take you to this magical holiday destination - the Isle of Wight with its wonderful rolling countryside, sandy beaches, picturesque villages and splendid views. The National Trust owns nearly 4,000 acres of countryside and 17 miles of rugged coastline: a little time spent discovering Southern England\'s secret will be time well spent. Well worth a visit are the spectacularly sited Needles Old Battery set high on the western tip of the island, Bembridge Windmill, built around 1700 and the only one surviving on the island and glorious Mottistone Manor Garden.
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- Holiday cottage
place to visit
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- Isle of Wight Steam Railway
- Dinosaur Isle
- Butterfly World
- Bird watching
- Horse riding
National Trust places to visit
- Bembridge Windmill
- Grade I listed building -- the only surviving windmill on the Isle of Wight
- Newtown Old Town Hall
- 17th-century town hall with no town but a fascinating history
- Brighstone Shop and Museum
- The Island's only National Trust gift shop
- Mottistone Manor Garden
- Enchanting garden set in a sheltered valley
- Uppark House and Garden
- Uppark: a tranquil and intimate 18th-century house
- The Needles Old Battery and New Battery
- Victorian coastal defence and secret rocket testing site perched high above the Needles Rocks
Comments from past visitors
- April 2014
- West Sussex
- March 2013
- February 2013
- July 2004
Matthew, Sarah, Chloe, Matilda and Florence
- February 2004
The Bloom Family
What it will cost
- VAT at the current rate
- Linen, heating and electricity (except where shown in the cottage details)
(not included in the price table above)
- A non-refundable £10 charge is not included, and will be added to the total price of your holiday to cover the cost of accidental breakages
- Unfortunately we cannot accept website bookings more than 15 months in advance. Please call 0344 335 1287 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to enquire about future cottage bookings and reservations.
- As part of the annual pricing review of all its cottages the National Trust reserves the right to move individual cottages up or down the price bands and to alter date breaks. We also reserve the right to charge supplements for certain cottages for specific dates covering special events, e.g. Rosetta Cottages on the Isle of Wight during Cowes week. We will notify you of any special event supplements at the time of booking.