Isle of Wight
Tel: 01983 563755
Fax: 01983 566906
Four poster bed some rooms
DescriptionOverlooking Ryde Esplanade and Harbour with views across the Solent, this majestic building is claimed to have been commissioned by Henry VIII to defend the Spithead, Southampton Water and the Solent from the invasion by the Spanish Armada during his daughters reign. During World War I the building was used as a wartime hospital and during World War II it was an Army HQ.
Rumours say there is a friendly spirit, although playful moving of objects and some sightings is all we can offer with any certainty.
Offering a delicious a la carte menu as well as an extensive wine list, this delightful candle-lit experience can only be topped by the stunning sea views.
Serving both pre and after dinner drinks as well as less formal dining.
Of the 18 comfortable bedrooms some have four-poster beds and most have fantastic sea views.