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Appuldurcombe House

If you’re planning to visit the Isle of Wight, take a trip to Appuldurcombe House and don’t forget the nearby falconry centre for a fun filled family day out.

Appuldurcombe House (also spelt Appledorecombe or Appledore Combe) is the shell of a large 18th-century baroque country house of the Worsley family. The shell of Appuldurcombe, once the grandest house on the Isle of Wight, is an important example of English baroque Architecture: the 1701 east front has now been restored.

The house is situated near to Wroxall on the Isle of Wight. It stands in 'Capability' Brown-designed grounds. An exhibition of photographs and prints depict the house and its history.

It is now managed by English Heritage and is open to the public. A small part of the large and 1.2 km² estate which once surrounded it is still intact, but other features of the estate are still visible in the surrounding farmland and nearby village of Wroxall, including the entrance to the park, the Freemantle Gate, now used only by farm animals and pedestrians.


Isle of Wight - PO38 3EW


Parking available approximately 150m from the house.

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Bus Access:

Southern Vectis 3 Ryde - Newport

Road Access:

Wroxall 1⁄2 mile, off B3327

Train Access:

Shanklin 3 1⁄2 miles

Other Access:

Ferry: Ryde 11 miles (Wightlink 0870 582 7744; HOvercraft 01983 81000); West Cowes 12 miles, East Cowes 12 miles (both Red Funnel 0870 444 8898)

Bicycle Access:

Find this site on the National Cycle Network

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