Location & Map
Niton, Isle of Wight
Buddle Place is ten minutes’ walk from the village of Niton which has a great local grocery store, chemist, post office (which also does superb cream teas) and pub. There is also a hardware store, bookshop & pottery workshop.
The 16th century Buddle Inn country pub is close by with its garden and sea views and St Catherine’s Lighthouse is a few hundred yards down the hill at the southern tip of the island. There are seasonal tours of the lighthouse with a climb of 94 steps to the lantern at the top.
Travelling to Buddle Place:
Buddle Place is approximately 25 minutes drive from either landing point on the island, East Cowes or Fishbourne and a little more from Yarmouth. Our postcode is PO38 2NG.
The ferry crossing to the island takes around 40 minutes from Portsmouth or Lymington and an hour from Southampton. Click below for timetable information:
Steephill Cove is ten minutes’ drive from Buddle Place – accessible only along a path, the cove is well worth a visit for its sandy beach and delicious crab & seafood lunches from The Boathouse Restaurant and Wheeler’s Crab Shed.
The Isle of Wight has more than 500 miles of signposted footpaths, the coastal paths that run through the Undercliff on this side of the Island are some of the most scenic while more than half of the Island is recognised as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
The annual Walking Festival takes place across the south west side of the Island each May with over 200 guided walks to choose from.
Our favourite places to eat on the island, click to link to their site:
- The Taverners, Godshill.
- The Red Lion, Freshwater.
- The Crab Shed, Steephill Cove, Ventnor.
- The Little Gloster, Gurnard.