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“Tea Room & Tours” Open Day

REF NR: 7449

Enjoy Cream Teas and Tours as Northwood House opens its doors!

If you are fascinated by Island history, then a visit to Northwood House in Cowes on Sunday 24th March might be the perfect way to spend some time that weekend.
Northwood House Charitable Trust are holding an open day between 10.30am and 4pm which includes the chance to take a tour and find out more about the history of the iconic grade II* manor built in 1838 by George Ward, the original founder of Red Funnel. You can also find out about the House’s role as a convent, as well as a venue for Royal parties in Victorian times. Learn about the part it played in two World Wars and why it might be the Island’s most haunted building!
Tours run regularly between 11am and 3pm, including an exclusive look down in to the extensive house cellars. With spaces limited though, pre-booking tickets is essential via the Northwood House website- to guarantee a place. Tour tickets are combined with a cream tea, bacon roll or sandwich offer for visitors to enjoy the fullest experience.
The House will also be open all day for visitors to call in for refreshments, light lunches and afternoon cream teas which will be offered in the Ballroom Tea Room, with the House Bar also open for drinks, featuring a famous collection of over 70 different gins.
For more information please call Northwood House Charitable Trust on 01983 293642 or email
To guarantee your space we are offering pre-bookable tickets which include either a bacon roll and hot drink, a sandwich and hot drink, or a delicious Northwood House cream tea to enjoy as part of the experience. To book the tickets, please the see choices at the bottom of this page, where various time slots are available.
Please note a Northwood House Members discount of £3.00/person is available if you book directly with the office by calling Shirley on 01983 293642, otherwise the full price is applicable.
Note: The tour does include several sets of stairs, so unfortunately they are not suitable for the wheelchair users or those with mobility issues, sorry. Only the ground floor of the building is accessible for disabled guests. The tours are not really suitable for children, but they are of course welcome to attend with paying guests at no additional cost. Sorry, no dogs are allowed inside the venue. Please see all the terms and conditions below.
       Mar 24, 2019 @ 10:30

       Mar 24, 2019 @ 16:00
Venue: Northwood House
Ticket cost: £5.00 - £8.50

Contact Details


Northwood House
Ward Avenue, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 8AZ,

Phone: 01983 293642