Once the grandest and most striking house on the Isle of Wight, Appuldurcombe’s 18th century baroque elegance is still notable today in the partly restored shell of the building. Admire the delightful east front and stroll peacefully through Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown’s 11 acres of grounds. Treat yourself in our well stocked and attractive souvenir shop. Our Historic Exhibition is over the shop. A perfect place for a picnic and the grounds are a haven for wildlife
Owl & Falconry Centre. A dazzling collection of some of the world?s most beautiful and elegant birds awaits you, from eagles, hawks and falcons, to kestrels and sleepy owls, the centre is full of fascinating sights and flights. During flying displays the birds of prey soar above the sloping down land of the Appuldurcombe Valley, which is an ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’.