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    Little Idyll is a grade II listed thatched, stone property, dating back to the 16th century, set in Ningwood, in the beautiful West Wight countryside.  

    The exterior of Little Idyll projects an image of the quintessential 'Old England'. Step inside, and you'll find that the stonework and ancient timbers have been skillfully blended with a few contemporary pieces.

    With only two double bedrooms, the house is ideal for an intimate escape in splendid, rural surroundings. The large garden has a tranquil fish pond, and usually has a flurry of garden birds popping in for their meals. As well as the odd fox, rabbit, pheasant and woodpecker. You may find that you waste a couple of hours just watching all the creatures rush about with their daily business.

    Little Idyll is also home to 2 mischievous and adorable cats, Fergus and Florence.

    Local Information

    Little Idyll is only a short walk from the Horse and Groom pub (winner of the Great British Pub Awards 2009), including the 1st pub crazy golf on the Island. There are numerous country walks nearby, both for beginners, and for reasonably fit walkers.  

    The beautiful town of Yarmouth is 5 miles down the road. The town has grown up as a result of its natural harbour, which is guarded by Yarmouth Castle, a fortification built to protect the Solent from invading forces by Henry VIII in 1547. 

    Calbourne water mill and rural museum is 3 miles away. The mill is known to be approximately 1,000 years old, and was first mentioned in the Domesday Book A.D 1086, which makes it the original Island attraction!

    See what our visitor say.....

    "We've had a wonderful time here. The cottage is beautiful and the hospitality fantastic. Will recommend to all we speak to that come to the Island xxxx" - Lisa & Richard Sutton, Ruislip

    "What a find! Lovely people. 5 star B&B" - Simon & Joan Beecher, Bude

    "This was a warm and luxurious experience - truly idyllic. We leave feeling rested, happy and extremely well fed! Thank you both" - Angela & Joseph, London

    "5 star accommodation and hospitality. Thank you !" - Caroline & Tony, Kent

    "Perfect room, perfect breakfast, and a birthday cake! You have a really lovely home. Thank you so much for having us x" - Roxanne & Rob, Lymington

    Little Iydll Luxury Bed and Breakfast

    Luxury Travel Guide Winner 2016

    Places of Interest:

    Osborne House - East Cowes
    Carisbrooke Castle - Carisbrooke
    The Needles - Alum Bay
    Fort Victoria Country Park - Yarmouth

    Evening Dining:

    The Horse and Groom - Ningwood
    New Inn - Shalfleet
    On the Rocks - Yarmouth

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    Little Iydll - Bed & Breakfast

    Rob & Chloe McKillop Main Road, Ningwood, Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 4NW Tel: 01983 761913Email: