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Appuldurcombe House

Appuldurcombe House Appuldurcombe Road | Isle of Wight, Wroxall PO38 3EW, England
+44 1983 852484
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Beautiful house left to ruin

This was once a very grand house and the remains are great to wander around. There are no... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
Karl T
Lost in time

This lovely old house in such dereliction has been lost in so many ways, but as it's free gives you... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2017
simon s
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
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“falconry centre” (27 reviews)
“free entry” (13 reviews)
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Appuldurcombe House Appuldurcombe Road | Isle of Wight, Wroxall PO38 3EW, England
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Appuldurcombe House Appuldurcombe Road | Isle of Wight, Wroxall PO38 3EW, England
+44 1983 852484
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

This was once a very grand house and the remains are great to wander around. There are no "official" toilets we were lucky that a wedding was to take place on Sat and the toilets for guest were unlocked.... but I think these are not...More

Thank Karl T
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

This lovely old house in such dereliction has been lost in so many ways, but as it's free gives you an idea of how they were built We did enjoy our short visit there

Thank simon s
Reviewed 21 September 2017

We were lucky to be the only ones there, so we didn't feel rushed and took great pictures! Make sure to read the historical plaques they have hanging around to get a better understanding of the history of the place. You only need about an...More

Thank nicmccormick
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Very disappointed, English heritage site with no info centre, no cafe and worst of all no toilet facilities. An elderly member of our party had to pay £8.50 to use the toilet at the falconry centre despite stating re really needed the toilet only. Definitely...More

Thank Mal2353
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

This is a must see if in the area approached by a long driveway, you glimpse the house through the trees .Managed by English Heritage,it's free to walk round .The house now a ruin conjours up days of elegance when it was the largest house...More

Thank gatekeeper10
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

This is just a shell of a grand old house but that's what makes it. You can use your own imagination as to what was inside these walls, the rooms, the decor, the characters of those who once lived there.. The place is very atmospheric,...More

Thank Nikki G
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We visited on a damp day but we're still thoroughly impressed. Quite simply one of the most stunning houses we've visited and what a shame to see such splendour gone to wrack n ruin. There is plenty to walk round, architecture to admire and plenty...More

Thank StefanPowell
Reviewed 1 September 2017

EH & Free ! ...Appuldurcombe House is mostly a ruin , there are no facilities there , there is not shop , you wont find a over priced cafe and there defiantly is not a state of the art museum with interactive 3D displays for...More

Thank Phil C
Reviewed 1 September 2017

As we were camping at Appuldurcombe just a short stroll away we had to come and have a look at this house - or what is left of it. What an amazing beautiful house this must have been. The front is all intact , but...More

Thank Gruffyh1
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

This place is a little hidden gem of a place for those into architecture and the gardens of 'capability' brown the house though ruins has some rooms with a recreated environment of the 18th century Free entry Great parking Nice gardens Great house

Thank ProjectAlice56
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davelee231
19 September 2017|
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Response from 555Julia555 | Reviewed this property |
Certainly - no one there to say otherwise
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davelee231
19 September 2017|
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Response from Jan F | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but please clean up
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