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Hermitage Court Farmhouse is located on the South side of the Isle of Wight and if travelling from the ferry Ports the following instructions can be followed.  The road to The Farmhouse is a mile from the main road and is bumpy, a slow drive will reveal the Red Squirrels and buzzards during the day and at night the badgers.

Sat Nav co-ordinates N 50.60223 W 1.29967

Below you will find detailed directions and interactive maps to guide you from the ferry terminals and Fishbourne, Yarmouth and East Cowes

Directions to  Hermitage Court Farm from Fishbourne

On disembarking turn right out of terminal. Turn right at traffic lights and follow signs to Newport. At Newport keep to left on one-way system and take road signposted for Sandown. After nearly 2 miles take turning on right signposted Godshill. After 1.5 miles you will come to Rookley. At Rookley Village green fork right on to the Niton Road. Follow this road for nearly 3 miles until you see small signpost pointing to “Hermitage” Turn right into “Shiny Bricks Lane”  Follow this road for just under a quarter of a mile and take the 1st turning on the left  Dolcoppice Lane. At end of road turn right up ‘Private’ road. Continue uphill – road is bumpy – watch out for badgers at night – until road levels, then take the right fork past the Hermitage Country House, through the woods until you come to the white gates, signposted Downcourt Manor and Hermitage Court Farm. Go through the gates and Hermitage Court Farm is 1/2 mile on the right. We are the red tiled farmhouse on the right hand side.

Directions to  Hermitage Court Farm from Yarmouth

At roundabout turn right over bridge towards Totland and Freshwater. After nearly 3 miles turn left to Freshwater (A3055). Stay on this road through Freshwater and along the coastal road for about 10 miles until you come to Chale. Turn left at Chale church on B3399 through to Chale Green. Pass Chale Green post office (which will be on the right hand side of the road) and continue on this road for just over 1 mile and take 2nd turning on the right (Appleford Lane) Follow Appleford Lane for half a mile and turn 1st right into Dolcoppice Lane.  At end of road turn right up ‘Private’ road. Continue uphill – road is bumpy – watch out for badgers at night – until road levels, then take the right fork past the Hermitage Country House, through the woods until you come to the white gates, signposted Downcourt Manor and Hermitage Court Farm. Go through the gates and Hermitage Court Farm is 1/2 mile on the right. We are the red tiled farmhouse on the right hand side.

Directions to Hermitage Court Farm from East Cowes

On disembarking go straight across 1st mini roundabout (2nd exit) into Well Road. Turn left into York Avenue (A3021) Follow this road for 2 miles. At roundabout take 2nd exit  (A3054) to Newport.  At Newport keep to left on one-way system and take road signposted for Sandown. After nearly 2 miles take turning on right signposted Godshill. After 1.5 miles you will come to Rookley. At Rookley Village green fork right on to the Niton Road. Follow this road for nearly 3 miles until you see small signpost pointing to “Hermitage” Turn right into “Shiny Bricks Lane”  Follow this road for just under a quarter of a mile and take the 1st turning on the left  Dolcoppice Lane. At end of road turn right up ‘Private’ road. Continue uphill – road is bumpy – watch out for badgers at night – until road levels, then take the right fork past the Hermitage Country House, through the woods until you come to the white gates, signposted Downcourt Manor and Hermitage Court Farm. Go through the gates and Hermitage Court Farm is 1/2 mile on the right. We are the red tiled farmhouse on the right hand side.

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