Osborne House


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Osborne House,

a favorite residence of Queen Victoria, near East Cowes, on the Isle of Wight, S England. The queen died there in 1901. The state apartments are open to the public.
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On the Isle of Wight, there's always something new to see: another multi-million pound facelift at impressive Osborne House (Queen Victoria's favourite home), a new waterfront pub, or yet another exhibition with tales of dinosaurs and Roman invaders.
Osborne House had rescued the centre after paying pounds 1.
We spent one fascinating day at Osborne House - seeing where Queen Victoria lived and died, and another at Carisbrooke Castle where Charles I was imprisoned after his defeat in the Civil War.
Osborne House will have a library, IT suite and cafe and it will cater for all categories of care, including residential, nursing, dementia, permanent, specialist and respite.
After her death at Osborne House in 1901, the estate was gifted to the nation and came into the care of English Heritage in 1986.
Tim returned to work for the Maddocks family as head chef of The Empire Hotel and now The Osborne House, Llandudno.
The 13 hotels listed this year are: St Brides Spa Hotel, Saundersfoot; Vale Hotel, Golf & Spa Resort, Pontyclun; Egerton Grey Country House Hotel, near Barry; Ynyshir Hall Hotel, Machynlleth; Tre Ysgawen Hall Country House, Llangefni; The Lake Country House, Llangammarch Wells; Osborne House, Llandudno; St George's Hotel, Llandudno; Hotel Maes Y Neuadd, Harlech; Penmaenuchaf Hall, Dolgellau; Quay Hotel & Spa, Conwy; Seiont Manor Hotel, Caernarfon; Wilton Court Hotel, Ross-On-Wye; For details of all Gold Award winners, see www.
Included in the price: Return coach travel from Birmingham, Solihull and Sutton Coldfield; Two nights half board in a good quality hotel, staying in a twin-bedded room with private facilities; Return ferry from Southampton to the Isle of Wight; Visits to Yarmouth, Alum Bay, Godshill, Newport, Ryde and Osborne House.
Enjoy afternoon tea served by white-gloved waiters in Queen's Room, based on Victoria's much-loved Osborne House home.
The island also has a wealth of great historical attractions - including Osborne House, Queen Victoria's country retreat, and Carisbrooke Castle.
6m in 1996 by businessmen John Fifield and Patrick Holme, chairman and managing director respectively of Osborne House Investments.
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