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Isle of Wight Aqua Park
The Isle of Wight’s first aqua park opens at Tapnell Farm 768 513 Ford Farm House Bed & Breakfast - Isle of Wight Holidays

The Isle of Wight’s first aqua park opens at Tapnell Farm

The Isle of Wight’s first aqua park is now open at Tapnell Farm where many water activities await.  Despite a stalled opening and working around the clock to get all the boxes ticked to get the park safe and ready to open to the public – they can now say that they are as of…

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Isle of Wight Fire Show Robin Hill
The Cheeky Monkeys return to Robin Hill for a summer of fire shows 2048 1365 Ford Farm House Bed & Breakfast - Isle of Wight Holidays

The Cheeky Monkeys return to Robin Hill for a summer of fire shows

The lovable Cheeky Monkeys who’ve wowed Robin Hill’s summer audiences for the past 2 years are returning to the park on the Isle of Wight for an epic run of evening shows! Fire Shows will take place on the following Tuesdays & Saturdays throughout August: 11th, 15th, 18th, 25th & 29th Watch the incredible Fire…

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Isle of Wight Sky High Night Glow Hot Air Ballons Robin Hill
Sky High Night Glow returns to Robin Hill for 3 nights in August 2020 2048 1367 Ford Farm House Bed & Breakfast - Isle of Wight Holidays

Sky High Night Glow returns to Robin Hill for 3 nights in August 2020

The sky’s the limit this summer as magnificent hot air balloons float back to Robin Hill for a three-day extravaganza! Sky High Night Glow, in association with T&K Masks, will run daily from 5pm – 10pm between 20th – 22nd August. After previously cancelling the event planned for May due to Government restrictions, the Robin…

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Diamond Races Isle of Wight TT
DIAMOND RACES: The Isle of Wight to host motorcycle race event in 2021 2048 1367 Ford Farm House Bed & Breakfast - Isle of Wight Holidays

DIAMOND RACES: The Isle of Wight to host motorcycle race event in 2021

On an island known for its remarkable coastline and just two hours from London door to door, the Diamond Races is set to take place on a 12.4 mile-long course that boasts winding roads through picturesque villages and a 5-mile coastal stretch along the military road. Information about the event can be found below from…

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Robin Thornton
Tributes paid to the sad passing of Robin 1362 650 Ford Farm House Bed & Breakfast - Isle of Wight Holidays

Tributes paid to the sad passing of Robin

LONG-TIME tourism ambassador for the Isle of Wight, Robin William Thornton, has died at the age of 84. Best known for his ownership of Old Park Hotel and Tropical Bird Park in St Lawrence, he was a big supporter of tourism for both the Ventnor area and the whole Island. Mr Thornton and his wife…

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Ford Farm House
COVID-19: We reopen on the 24th July 2020 to guests 1920 1080 Ford Farm House Bed & Breakfast - Isle of Wight Holidays

COVID-19: We reopen on the 24th July 2020 to guests

Back in March 2020, the government told all accommodation providers to close their businesses to help control the virus with a ‘stay at home, protect the NHS, save lives’ campaign.  Since the, and up to today’s publishing (4th July 2020), all non-essential retailers and holiday businesses had to remain closed, except for minor circumstances. Now…

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1/3 OFF FERRY TRAVEL WITH RED FUNNEL 1140 460 Ford Farm House Bed & Breakfast - Isle of Wight Holidays

1/3 OFF FERRY TRAVEL WITH RED FUNNEL

Save 1/3 on Ferry Travel with Red Funnel’s Black Friday Sale. It’s the perfect time to book your travel to/from the Isle of Wight, with a whopping 1/3 Off Ferry Travel in Red Funnel’s Black Friday Sale! This amazing offer is valid for vehicle ferry travel of any duration between Southampton and East Cowes (both…

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Summer Sale
20% off Isle of Wight Ferry Travel with Red Funnel Ferries this Summer 1500 784 Ford Farm House Bed & Breakfast - Isle of Wight Holidays

20% off Isle of Wight Ferry Travel with Red Funnel Ferries this Summer

Ferry operator, Red Funnel, have announced their latest offer… 20% off during their Sizzlin’ Summer Sale.   Book by: 17th July 2019. Travel by: 22nd August 2019.   Click here to visit their website for details on how to claim your 20% off saving!… Alternatively, book directly with us and we will give you your…

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25 off ferry
Red Funnel Ferries Offering 25% Off Ferry Travel 1200 1212 Ford Farm House Bed & Breakfast - Isle of Wight Holidays

Red Funnel Ferries Offering 25% Off Ferry Travel

OFFER EXTENDED… Now expires 30th June 2019! Our friends over at Red Funnel are offering a 25% saving on ferry travel when you visit the Isle of Wight between 18th May and 30th June 2019. You must book before the 29th of June for the discount to qualify. This offer is good for any duration…

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New bedroom photos for 2019 150 150 Ford Farm House Bed & Breakfast - Isle of Wight Holidays

New bedroom photos for 2019

We have today (11/05/19) taken some new photographs of the guest room here at Ford Farm House.  Wake up with a smile when you stay with us at Ford Farm House with lovely countryside views from your room. A stylish French King-size bed is your point of retreat, a dining table and two armchairs giving…

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Due to unforeseen circumstances...

We have had to take the difficult decision to close our B&B for the remainder of 2022.

We hope to be back up and running for the 2023 season.

We shall be in contact with those who have booked with us, and apologise furiously to those who have been affected.

Please accept our apologies for this, it is a decision that was not taken lightly. 

Any queries regarding bookings, please email