Four Poster Beds
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 within Ryde Castle, although playful moving of objects and some sightings is all we can offer with any certainty.
Of the 18 comfortable bedrooms, some have four-poster beds and most have fantastic sea views.
The staff at the Ryde Castle are highly experienced at catering for conferences, weddings and functions and the fully equipped Tudor Room can accommodate up to 200 people.
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.
Around and About
Ideally situated close to many local leisure facilities and attractions such as the Waterside swimming pool, a three-screen cinema, Ryde Theatre, a bowling green and two golf courses, as well as a 22 lane ten pin bowling alley and an ice skating rink.
Also within easy reach of Ryde Castle are Osborne House, Carisbrooke Castle, Ventnor Botanic Garden and The Needles.