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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Ryde, Isle of Wight, England

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Gary F
Wanneroo, Australia
Level 5 Contributor
71 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Home from home”
Reviewed 30 September 2016 for a stay in September 2016

We can not praise this property highly enough.
The owners are very helpful.
The location is central with picture perfect scenery, delightful accommodation with plenty of room for my family of five.
Your very close to shopping, beaches, the ferry, Ryde town centre but you feel as though you are a million miles away from anybody.
This has been a very relaxing stay and would return here and to the Isle of Wight in a heartbeat.

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Liked best: The property and location
Liked least: Leaving
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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kentcoast...
Kent Coast
1 review
“The best on the Island”
Reviewed 16 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016

We have been visiting the island for many years and are so glad to have found Little Upton Farm. Alison is wonderful, as is Tithe Barn - so peaceful and glorious views to wake up to. The barn is fabulous; definitely one of the best we have stayed in. There's nothing we would want to change about it - just perfect. Our daughter loved all the animals, the quad bike ride with Alison and meeting her beautiful pony and didn't want to leave.

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Liked best: The view over the fields.
Liked least: There was nothing to dislike. All perfect!
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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CherylUK
Essex
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17 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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“Excellent Stay”
Reviewed 29 June 2016 for a stay in June 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Tithe Barn. The accommodation is very comfortable and quiet and the view is superb with a large patio from which to enjoy it. The location is in the heart of the countryside but the beach and town of Ryde is 10 minutes away as is a large supermarket. Howard and Alison are very friendly and our little grandson loved the animals.

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Liked best: Views
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Extended Family
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BagpussEs...
Essex
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“Brilliant for Children! Location Location Location!”
Reviewed 5 November 2015 for a stay in October 2015

We stayed at Tithe Barn for the October Half term break. For the adults the view from the conversion is enough to satisfy anyone upon opening their eyes in the morning. Looking out at the downs, lake, sheep and watching the smoke from the steam trains at the bottom of the fields. The three bedrooms with en suites are of a good size, and the beds comfortable. There is everything you may need in the kitchen, I spotted dishwasher tablets, washing up liquid, tin foil etc, and as mentioned in other reviews Alison leaves a nice homemade cake, that my four year old was particularly taken with. If you need anything Alison and Howard are in the Farm House readily available to help if required.
For the Children every minute is a joy, from the moment my three boys got out of the car, (16, 4.5 and 2.5) the youngest spotted the pedal tractor, sheep, horses, slide and trampoline and they entertained themselves. The best thing for them though and what gave us great joy watching, was the horse and tractor ride. My youngest fell in love with the horse called Jasmine that gave them their ride, and they were also really chuffed that Jasmine was allowed in the garden with them. We were able to walk round to the barn to look at the cows and around the lake. (Since the boys have been home they have spoken about Jasmine a lot, and 'Howard's' big tractor). My 16 year old was able to have another flying lesson at Sandown Airport during our stay at Tithe Barn, which if this interests you, is very cheap compared to the Mainland.
This was our first visit to Tithe Barn (having not discovered it previously). When visiting the Island we normally stay in Shanklin or Brightstone dependant on the time of year. The location of Tithe Barn although being rural itself, is only a five minute drive to the Tesco Superstore and Ryde. Haven Street Railway is only a short drive away, and other attractions. Nowhere is too far to get to on the Island anyway, I have been coming to the Island since I was born and by far the best attraction on the Island for children (and young at heat adults) is Black Gang Chine (the oldest theme park in the world). They manage to reinvent themselves all the time to stay current, but still have the old magical charm, we drove there the first night of our stay, to see the illuminated animatronic dinosaurs.
As for Tithe Barn, I have already recommended Tithe Barn and Little Upton Farm to friends and have myself already booked to return next year, need I say more?!

Travelling group: Young Children
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Andy R
Chichester, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Wonderful holiday to make special memories”
Reviewed 22 September 2015 for a stay in August 2015

Would Little Upton Farm be as wonderful as the reviews we had seen on Trip Advisor....it certainly was!
We stayed in Tithe Barn, everything you need is provided and Alison makes a superb cake. Lovely views and v comfortable beds.
Our 7 year old daughter was up early with the ducks and whizzing around the farm on a little pink bicycle ( selection of bikes and scooters left in the barn for visitors) in her onesie and wellingtons to check on the horses each morning.
Location was perfect for us the difficulty was leaving the farm......we had one day of torrential rain which gave our son the opportunity to learn how to light the fire and an afternoon of toasting marshmallows soon followed.
Days out were great and late afternoons we would often see Alison and join her to watch her training her two young sheepdogs. What a treat to have Jasmine the pony arrive on Friday morning to take our daughter out for a much longed for ride and then Howard took our son out on the tractor and an awesome ride on the quad bike.
Looking forward to ou return visit.

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Liked best: Barn,views and Alison and Howard's hospitality
Liked least: Going
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups
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