Isle of Wight
Tel: 01983 758729
Tapnell is on the B3399 between Newport and Freshwater - known as the "Middle Road".
How to find us:
Yarmouth is the closest ferry terminal to us approximately 8 minutes drive from Tapnell
Directions from Lymington -Yarmouth Ferry (approx. 10 min)
Once at Yarmouth come out of terminal and take a left out of the roundabout signed towards Newport , Ryde B3045. Continue along this road out of Yarmouth for a mile. Take the next right signed to Ventnor A3055 (Thorley Rd). Continue on this windy road for approx. 5 miles. At the T junction Turn left towards Brighstone. You are now on the Newport road. Drive for approx. 2 miles, once down the hill you'll see a set of white cottages after these turn left to Tapnell Farm. Continue up the drive until you can go no further. The manor house is at the top.
Directions from Fishbourne
Fishbourne is appox 25 mins drive from Tapnell
Come out of the ferry terminal and turn right.
At the trafffic lights turn right on to A3054 heading to Newport.
Go all the way to Newport (approx 4 miles).
When heading into the Newport roundabout get into the lane to the town centre.Take the 3rd Exit of the roundabout, pass cinema complex on left
Go across the bridge, pass Morissisons on your left, continue on passing New Look H &M etc
Veer round to the right passing McDonalds then take 1st left to Carisbrooke.
Continue on towards Carisbroke.
Stay on that road going straight out of Carisbrooke up and onto the Calbourne road. (passing Waverley pub on left)
Stay on this road and keep going along the windy roads for approx 8 miles.
Pass Calbourne Cross, Calbourne Mill with approx 4 miles to go.
Keep on the road B3399 towards Freshwater
Pass the Ventnor, Brighstone turning on left, keep going for 1 mile
Tapnell drive has a a couple of houses on each side at the bottom, turn right go up the bumpy hill until you can go no further.
You'll see the Manor house at the end with car parking outside.
There is no access from Broad Lane.